The recent news reports about the launch of a mobile phone for four-year-olds have caused a real stir in the media and raise questions around the role of technology in family life. Is there really a need for a four-year-old to have his or her own mobile phone?
The education industry has not yet caught up with the daily and continuous changes in technology. Classroom based learning on the other hand, still incorporates note taking from white boards, reading through bulky textbooks and filling-in-the-gaps in hand out after hand out.
he average CMO has enough to worry about without needing to spend time poring over the fortunes of hardware companies. However, with consumers spending increasing amounts of time accessing brands via their mobile phone, surely it's important to know which devices are dwindling in popularity?
Looking back at the top technology products for the last ten years, they all have one thing in common: they connect to the internet. But sadly these internet-connected gadgets do not always work like a dream - far too often, it can actually be a nightmare experience.
was laughed at in school for being the last to complete Goldeneye. Reason being, I was determined to get at least 10 headshots before completing each level. Nowadays, a certain amount of headshots is quite a common prerequisite for unlocking more points/trophies in most shooting games.
Animal Crossing New Leaf is the next coveted first party title to expand the (already impressive) 3DS lineup. It promises the usual unique joys of the series while at the same time expanding game play in new directions.
A good many voices on its release asserted that the iPad would prove the saviour of publishing, yet new research shows that, generally, magazine publishing has not capitalised on the opportunities that the modern 'cross-platform' reader presents.
The announcement made by The Telegraph Group last week to start charging UK readers to access its digital content could mark a tipping point for other UK newspaper publishers.
The world of technical innovation has exploded over the past five years and is still progressing at an amazing rate, with mostly younger people being at the forefront of this revolution. This explosion is going to become even more prevalent this year with one the last platforms to be opened up with the introduction of the Ouya games console.
The successful businesses of tomorrow will be those that have managed to reduce the 'app gap', and make refusal to encourage application-centric mobile strategies a thing of the past!
In our age where life mimics art, you can be sure that each new gadget Hollywood dreams up will not remain a dream for very long. As technology catches up with imagination, the coolest devices move very quickly from the big screen into our own hands.
The CIO and his IT department have a tough job in today's technologically converging world. While they are responsible for the control and deployment of every application and report, they increasingly also have to be the enablers of this brave new world.
If Apple did bother to listen to the customer base they would have heard some exceptionally loud and clear sentiment about where people felt Apple was going and what they needed to change. So if they had of come down from the ivory tower and talked to me, they would have heard a few things.
I became curious about Clarisonic skin cleansing systems after spotting their electronic brush type gadgets in a few different friends' bathrooms and wondered why precisely none of them had mentioned their newfound discoveries. Straight away, I knew it had to be good - REALLY good - for them to keep quiet.
Whilst the written word and audio visual content are (and due to human biology are likely to remain) the most prevalent message type, the combination of touch screen, big data, interactive and click through real-time world of the tablet should bring big benefits to all.
Touch screen technology has become an integral part of our lives. They have revolutionized the way we interact with gadgets and smart devices. One thing is for sure, the magic of touch screens are here to stay.