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.
For the vast majority of business the only mobile workers are the traditional model of the on-the-road ‘salesperson’ based out of a company car with a laptop and a phone while the rest of the staff are connected to desktop computers in the office. In recent years ‘mobile’ technology has advanced in leaps and bounds and for many business it no longer makes sense to have rows of workers chained to a particular workstation. Continue reading
If you love nothing more than chilling on the sofa with a good film, launching a movie review blog could be a wise move. It is possible to make thousands of dollars each and every year if you can point enough traffic in your direction. We will go through the process with you in this post in the hope of making your life a little easier. There are also many other benefits to creating a website of that nature. If it becomes very popular, film promotion companies might get in touch with you to see if you would like to attend premiers, etc. That could mean you find yourself rubbing shoulders with some of the most popular actors of our generation. However, you’ll have to work hard to reach that stage. Continue reading
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
Some believe, however, that it may be too late to make that transition. According to Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist: “Microsoft missed the boat, big time, on major shifts in the technological landscape. And now the very network externalities that solidified its former dominance probably stand in the way of any attempt to return to past glories.” Continue reading
Happy employees create a happy business, it’s one of the most basic principles that some of the biggest brands in the world pride themselves on. You can’t avoid the likes of Facebook and Apple employees boasting about their work benefits. But it’s not just bragging rights that they’re spreading across social media, it’s also the brand ethos.