Category Archives: Mobile Technology

How Apple wants to transform medical research with the iPhone

Image: Apple Researchers have been putting up fliers around college campuses and city centers to get people to participate in medical studies for decades. But the methods for obtaining this type of quantitative data has always been a challenge and has been largely unchanged. But now Apple is involved. As a part of a major effort to help… Read More »

The Multi-device World Is Evolving!

Multi-device World Is Evolving It’s no secret that we live in a multi-device world. Google was one of the first to talk about this in its 2012 report titled ‘The Multi Screen World’. However, since the publishing of the Google report, the world has changed quite a bit. Let’s […] 1. The Google Report suggested that device choice… Read More »

How wearable technology is changing the lives of disabled people

Yvonne Felix has had vision problems since she was four years old. At age seven, she was diagnosed with Stargardt disease – a form of juvenile macular degeneration – after being hit by a car. For much of her life, Ms. Felix, now 34, has lived with a blind […] Two years ago, she was approached by eSight,… Read More »

Qualcomm Earnings: What to Watch

…–SAMSUNG SALES: Qualcomm, whose chips handle cellular communications and computing in smartphones, has suffered because of issues concerning longtime customer SAMSUNG Electronics Co. The South Korean company has been losing market share in smartphones to Apple Inc., which typically uses Qualcomm cellular modems along with internally designed processors, where Samsung has often used more profitable Qualcomm chips that… Read More »

GSMA Mobile Economy

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HoloLens is Microsoft’s augmented reality headset for Windows 10

Microsoft has finally dropped details on the Windows 10 release, but that’s not all it announced today. There’s a new component of the OS called Windows Holographic, which you can interact with using the Microsoft HoloLens headset. It’s a visor that covers your entire field of vision, but instead of taking over everything you see like the Oculus… Read More »

How can I make my smartphone smarter?

Your life in your hands Presented by Prof Danielle George Engineer and lecturer In association with The Royal Institution External Many of us own a smartphone and use it everyday for making calls and sending messages. But as the name suggests, smartphones can do much more than these simple tasks. […] Click here to view original web page… Read More »

The $35 Tablet That Is Changing The Education Landscape In India

As anyone in the US with children of school-age can attest, technology enhanced learning has become a standard. Increasingly, that computing is embedded in the methods that children learn. Moreover, “flipped classrooms” are taking hold.  Under this model, lectures and homework in a class are reversed. Short video lectures are viewed by students at home before the class… Read More »

Checklist: Are You Ready for iPads In Your School?

By Sam Gliksman The following is the third of a series of excerpts from Gliksman’s book iPad in Education for Dummies . It seems that every school is considering purchasing iPads these days, and Apple has reported that iPad sales to schools are currently outselling MacBook sales by a […] Determining Whether You’re Ready There’s no point in… Read More »

Google picks up incredible visual translation app Word Lens and makes it free

Google has purchased Word Lens, an impressive app that translates foreign languages in real time using the iPhone and Android smartphone built-in camera. It’s now free for a limited time. Word Lens  Image credit: Apple Back in 2010, a company called Quest Visual debuted a little app called Word […]