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
Originally posted 2015-07-09 02:57:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
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.
Originally posted 2015-04-29 07:43:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
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.
Originally posted 2013-08-31 18:39:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
“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.
Originally posted 2012-10-14 01:30:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
The riddles beneath the magic of light and space have been solved; 3D holograms which are fully viewable from every single angle are now possible –and they’re commercially available at a price anyone can afford. The day has come for 3D holographic displays that are better than the ones we’ve seen to date –so take that Tupac, Bladerunner, Fifth Element, and Star Wars. Even Q from Star Trek ain’t got nothing on modern real-world 3D holography –these are not your daddy’s 3D holographic displays.
Originally posted 2016-03-07 11:41:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
There are more and more scare stories of online security threats. The news has been awash with online hacks lately. This year we have seen celebrities being hacked and had their personal photos leaked. Closer to home, internet banking fraud is a very real threat. On a much small level, we have all come across strange email attachments. Many of us will have experienced a hacked Twitter account and tweeted spam without realising.
Originally posted 2014-11-22 10:47:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter