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Google Glass as one of many wearables

My View Of Google Glass: Half Full [VIDEO]

Of all the possibilities Google Glass represent, some users are lookuing forward to better do-it-myself experiences.
Mobile Wallets: I Still Can’t Find What I’m Looking For

Mobile Wallets: I Still Can’t Find What I’m Looking For

Everyone who’s anyone in the mobile industry gathers at each year Mobile World Congress. Unfortunately, not even there can we get a mobile wallet to work.
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Ominous Warnings Vs. Helpful Problem Solving

Counterfeit batteries can overheat, smoke, or explode when used in electronics. It’s a big issue for manufacturers, and some are handling it well.
4th Screen + Big Screen

4th Screen + Big Screen

Advertisers have lost our attention at theaters, where we pass the time staring at our mobiles. But if they play it right, they can get us to take notice.
tablets representing big data application development

The Word From MWC

I’m fresh back from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and since I posted an infographic before I went, I’d like to bookend the event with another. For the past four years, we’ve conducted a survey of MWC attendees. This...
Predicting The Future (Of Drinking)

Predicting The Future (Of Drinking)

The current storms battering the UK have done some minor damage outside London Bridge station, including blowing years’ worth of adverts off a billboard, revealing this treasure...
connected consumer

The Connected Future [INFOGRAPHIC]

In the next 12-18 months, almost 50% of organization will invest in mobile devices, mobile apps, and mobile device management. Almost half. In 18 months. That’s bigger than a trend. That’s a sea change. In preparation for Mobile World...
man checks fraud alert on smartphone

Beating Fraud With SMS

I’m just back from a trip to the States, as my last few blogs might have hinted. One of the last things I do before leaving the country is of course returning my hire car at the airport. The...
Navigating Hotel Rooms

Navigating Hotel Rooms

One thing I dread when traveling, like anyone staying at the Bates Motel, is the shower. Picture this: you wake up jet lagged, with no idea where you are in the world. Once you identify you’re in a hotel,...
Parking-Ticket-Avoidance Tourism

Parking-Ticket-Avoidance Tourism

The parking ticket is a scourge of modern times. I’ve successfully avoided them at home. Not so much when I’m traveling. Now, sometimes it is because the signage is a little tricky to understand, like the one I encountered...