Hardware

How Screen Size Affects Marketing

What’s a phablet you ask? A phablet is a device that is larger than a phone and smaller than a tablet. Typically, it more of  a large phone VS a small tablet. On the heels of Apple announcing the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus we thought we’d share this infographic on The Rise of the Phablet written […]

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Did the iPhone Destroy Nokia and BlackBerry?

In 2014, the tech world will observe the iPhone’s seventh birthday and its profound impact on the personal computing marketplace. Back in 2007, the late Steve Jobs had already dazzled us with the iPod, but tech analysts and observers were mystified with the iPhone. Some journalists used terms such as “game-changer” and “disruptive” to describe […]

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Crowdfundinging: Did The Ubuntu Edge Fail?

This week saw a new crowdfunding record broken. $12.8 Million was pledged to support the development of a new mobile phone. Indiegogo hosted a campaign for the Ubuntu Edge, the first phone from the makers of the open source Ubuntu operating system. Over 27,000 people contributed between $20 and $80,000 (that was Bloomberg). 5,600 people […]

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Mobile Payments: $58 Billion by 2017

n July 11, 2013, eMarketer reported that proximity mobile payments will top $1 billion for the year. The modern smart phone has become an all-in-one device for communication, games and Social Media – transitioning to financial transactions only makes sense. Bar codes, QR images and Near Field Communication technology enables customers to use their cell […]

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Will Technology Make Your Job Redundant?

Staff.com posted an infographic which highlights 7 job functions that technology is trying to replace. In most cases the technology is there. All that is missing is user adoption. You may read some of these and say, “No i’d never do that.” Well, that’s what you said about using your credit card online (Psst, Amazon […]

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How a Webcam Became Broadcast Newsworthy

With all types of television network coverage, radio broadcasts and live Internet streaming coverage for mainstream media outlets, it came down to a grassroots approach that gave Boston residents the consolation they needed in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing tragedy. A Framingham, Massachusetts resident with a police radio scanner and a web cam […]

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Fujitsu Develops Amazing Touchscreen Paper

Touchscreen interfaces and gesture control input devices are shaping the way we interact with information and media in general. Various technology companies have tinkered with the idea of reusable electronic paper, which is essentially a flexible touchscreen that emulates the traditional feel of a newspaper. Japanese technology giant Fujitsu is expanding the concept by actually applying […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Is Great But No iPhone Killer

Lance Ulanoff recently posted an opinion piece about the new Samsung Galaxy S4. “Please stop asking me if the Samsung Galaxy S4 is better than the iPhone 5, and stop calling every new smart phone a potential iPhone killer. Any new phone could be a killer if you consider a thousand small cuts a prelude to […]

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