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.
As we put an eventful 2012 behind us and head into 2013, it's time to gaze into our crystal ball and predict what we can expect to see in the fast-paced telecoms industry in the coming twelve months.
If any of you still have the unenviable task of buying Christmas presents left to check off your seasonal to do list, this little gift guide might well come in handy.
With the latest wave of Ipsos MORI's Technology Tracker comes something of a landmark, as we see smartphone ownership rising above the 50% mark for the first time. Little over two years ago, in Summer 2010, the figure stood at just 20%.
It's that time of year. Frost is in the air and mince pies are in the oven. Bells are ringing. Tills are ringing louder. The big day is fast approaching and we're well aware that Santa's sleigh is practically full. But since we've been extra-specially nice this year, I'm sure he's got time to listen to a few late requests...
If early forecasts are anything to go by the nation looks set to go tablet mad this Christmas. No, we're not talking pharmaceuticals here but tablet computers. Those sleek, shiny devices that look like an overgrown mobile phone or a haunted picture frame are taking the leap from geek must have to mainstream gadget.
Our world is one of pitiful extremes. Famine, poverty, war...and a store full of people wiling away their afternoon deciding which piece of technology they 'need'. Buy your tablets I say, just take good care of it and make it last.
how much of the alleged £222,222 of customer spending that takes place every minute during the UK's Cyber Monday, are the traditional retailers actually getting a share of?
Whilst the iPad is currently the market leader with a 68% market share, there are a plethora of tablets running Google's Android operating system, offering a lot of choice for those looking for an iPad alternative.
Those who argue, rather dream, that the next technology revolution will take place in the developing world seem to have missed out on a number of factors which favour the West.