A first look at the Google Car! No driver? NO CHANCE!

Reports in the United States suggest that the ultimate goal of the self-driving car project is to create a “robo-taxi” that picks up commuters on demand. Company executives believe that such a system could transform transport systems around the world, doing away with the need for most people to buy cars. They also believe that it would reduce the number of road accidents as well as having environmental benefits.

Automated taxis have long been the stuff of science fiction, such as the robot-operated “Johnny Cab” that featured in the 1990 blockbuster Total Recall.

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Originally posted 2013-01-02 03:31:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

7 Tips to Offshore Agile Development

You have to face certain difficulties if you use offshore software development in your agile development projects. But it is possible to overcome all these difficulties, and here I’d like to share with you some tips that will help you manage with custom software development services. Remote location of your team can make agile methods more complicated, but not impossible! Our successful experience in custom app development proves that correct approach to the offshore software development team is the key to success. Pay attention to the following seven points and your work will become easier and more productive: Continue reading “7 Tips to Offshore Agile Development” »

Originally posted 2015-08-14 07:26:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

An Analysis of Microsoft and Google Corporate Stategy (and a laugh!)

Good, eh? Mr Ballmer, the man who took over from Bill Gates at the helm of the least fashionable technology company in the world, ever, announced his departure from Microsoft at the weekend. Almost immediately the share price soared and with tech nous like that, well, you can sort of see why. Continue reading “An Analysis of Microsoft and Google Corporate Stategy (and a laugh!)” »

Originally posted 2013-01-22 03:23:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

5 of the Hottest Smartphones Launched at the 2015 Mobile World Congress

Every year, manufacturers and industry insiders gather at the Mobile World Congress to celebrate the latest in mobile and digital technology. From smartphones and smartwatches to virtual reality headsets and internet ready bicycles the MWC is a veritable smorgasbord of gear and gadgetry. Industry leaders, like Samsung, Microsoft, and HTC, come to the MWC to unveil their latest products and to hint at what’s in store for the future. Some of those products will take the world by storm, while others will become minor footnotes in the history of mobile communications. This year saw an impressive array of new gadgets poised to storm the international market, and as always the latest smartphone models garnered much of the attention.

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Originally posted 2015-04-29 07:43:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

DIY Kit Drones Vs. Out-of-the-Box Ready Drones

If you are looking to buy your first drone, you probably know that there are a lot of options. From DIY kits to professional DJI Phantom models, your choices are virtually endless. Some people might think building a drone is the best way to go. Others would rather buy one that’s ready straight out of the box. It all depends on whom you are and why you want to own a drone. Here we offer advice to help you choose between building a drone vs. buying one off the shelf: Continue reading “DIY Kit Drones Vs. Out-of-the-Box Ready Drones” »

Originally posted 2015-10-17 08:37:14. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Google vs Apple – Round two goes to Google!

“The price that most developers will pick is free,” said Steve Jobs, late co-founder of Apple, when he launched a store for iPhone applications in 2008. Apple and software developers had “exactly the same interest, which is to get as many apps out in front of as many iPhone users as possible,” he said.

Five years later, the gadget goliath has proved there is money to be made in shunting out goods for nothing. Since its inception, more than 50bn apps have been downloaded by iPhone and iPad owners, generating $9bn (£5.8bn) for software engineers. Apple, which takes a 30% cut of all paid-for applications, has pocketed $3.9bn.

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Originally posted 2012-10-14 01:30:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter