If you think wearable technology is a concept that will only become a reality in the years ahead think again. You only need to look as far as the travel industry to see organisations that have embraced this new technology and are using it today to improve customer experience. Here are some of the pilots going on today.
When Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is launched it will reportedly feature an ultraviolet (UV) sensor that will allow you to measure the sun’s radiation levels giving you the best defence in avoiding the rays that will damage your skin. Samsung’s strategy to come up with as many features humanly possible to fit into a phone is obviously in full swing, but what’s next?
Ever since the traffic utility App Waze won the best overall mobile app in the 2013 Mobile World Congress there was always going to be a focus on the use of the crowd to provide data that creates a service. Combine the crowd and the sensor, which is the hottest piece of new technology to revolutionise our lives and you get BloomSky, the App that crowd sources the weather through the use of sensors. So will this disrupt weather forecasting?
Apple may be looking to kill the classic 3.5 mm headphone jack in favour of the company’s propriety ‘Lightning’ port, providing some clarity around Apple’s decision to buy Beats Music for $3.2 billion. So what now for services that use the headphone jack with the most obvious being the Square Reader?
The rating of an App in the iTunes App store or Google Play will more than likely influence your decision to buy. So it would be no surprise to learn that some of these reviews are fake, so can you trust these reviews anymore and what should you do if you find you have been scammed?
It is only a matter of time before the new iPhone 6 will be launched so it is about now that everyone begins to gaze into their crystal balls and predict what new features will be launched. Now if you are one of those predicting that Apple will launch NFC then you are not Nostradamus, you are just making a safe bet. Here is why?