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.
Old tech is dead forever? Right? Wrong. Old tech finds a way of coming back again and again. Sure you can still throw out your PC from 1996, but I bet you a lot of the technology pioneered then is still present inside your computer today. Technology is iterative. Here are a few examples of what we’re talking about. Continue reading
For anyone who has a full-time job, your spare time is precious. It’s even more so when you have a family you need to spend time with too. Making the most of the time that you’re not at work can be difficult, and it takes a lot of effort if you want to make it work. If you don’t try, you can end up going through the same cycle of working, going home for dinner, sleeping and then starting again. If your social life is lacking or you can’t find time to exercise, try using these awesome apps to help you get your life back on track. Continue reading
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.
A lack of new product releases in the first half of the year from market leaders such as Apple had forced IDC to trim its expectations, while the growing popularity of large-screen smartphones, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note, had also hindered growth of the larger format.
The rise of the “phablet”, as smartphones with bigger screens are colloquially called, has been one of the trends of the consumer electronics sector this year.
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