The Heated Up Battle between Google, Facebook and Apple

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Search engines have established an indispensable task in both commercial and domestic consumption. Today, leading companies continue to develop innovations aimed for elevating the standards of search for both mobile and non-mobile consumers.

For the record, Google has preserved its dominance when it comes to search. Its 70% market share has proven its worth being the most widely used tool for internet search activity. On the other hand, Microsoft’s Bing earns the second spot on the popular list.

However, Google is facing a string of challenges that might affect their current status. This is due to the emerging type of search called “conversational”, ”abstract” or the familiar “latent” search.
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Five Useful Tools for Building Your Own Mobile Apps

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Being an owner of a small business, there are several ways to build your own mobile app if you have find a good reason to do it.

But prior to diving deeper into the pool of app development, it is essential to familiarize first a number of more advanced choices for mobile development. Here’s a quick background on these specific platforms that are involved in the process: Continue reading

How Will MultiPath TCP Revolutionize the Future of Host Mobility?

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Host mobility has traditionally been worked out at the network level, but even for the long years of standardizing Mobile IP, this essential thing has not been supported by operators. The double function of IP as a location detector and communication endpoint identifier provides a number of functional and performance troubles.

Due to these scenarios, IT specialists agreed that the best place to manage the mobility problem is at the transport layer. Though it is not a fresh idea, they believe that the surfacing standard of MultiPath Transmission Control Protocol (MTPCP) can be implemented to solve various issues connected to mobility. MPTCP naturally applies make-before-break, can be incrementally installed, is backwards compatible with standard TCP, and could even simplify incremental adoption of IP v 6. Continue reading

Smartphone Security Standard: How Apple’s Touch ID – a Fingerprint Identity Sensor – has changed it

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Apple’s latest unveiling of iPhone 5s/5c created a big buzz among geeks and techies around the world. The product which is set to release on September 20 earned various feedbacks and reviews with its fresh and surprising features. But what really stood out during the launching event was the controversial Touch ID fingerprint reader.

Considered as one of the popular forms of biometrics, fingerprint scanning is inexpensive and easy to implement compared to other forms of body feature scanning, and it is more excellent than voice recognition. However, by itself, it is not a remedy for weak passwords and highly delicate information. That is why the birth of Touch ID with Apple’s iPhone 5s is both a nice idea and just one level of device security.
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Where the Foldable/Flexible Display Technology is Taking Us

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Mobile phone developers have tried to make smaller devices with bigger and seamless screen displays. The concept may have failed to get into the zenith of reality but another brilliant idea came to arise in this field of technology – the idea of bending, flexing or folding a phone.

Foldable displays have been the “thing” of sci-fi myths for ages, and various device prototypes have been created and tested… yet nearly nothing have brought it into an actual product. But that won’t be applicable for the intensive studies conducted by innovators who continually hunt for the latest trends in the mobile and smartphone world. The famous pioneer for this technology is South Korea-based electronics giant Samsung. In the previous years, researchers at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology have designed a prototype of a seamless foldable display that opens up similar to that of a usual smarpthone. This advancement in foldable OLED screen technology means that a display is flexible enough to be folded twice like a sheet of paper without creasing. Continue reading

Smartwatch: The Next Level of Wearable Technology

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The interesting list of awesome technologies continues to rise as leading innovators unveil their signature products, from the hit smartphones and tablets, and now the hotly anticipated wearable devices. Recently we have heard of Google Glass as a fantastic innovation that will change the perspective of consumers. And just before the release of this futuristic gadget, topnotch companies have announced to release their respective versions of the latest wearable tech fondly called as Smartwatch. Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Invest in Augmented Reality Advertising

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Business nowadays calls for more intelligent strategies and campaigns. As the world of technology continue to soar new heights of development, industries are also taking the appropriate ways on how to cope up with the increasing demands of today’s sophisticated lifestyle. The fact that traditional practices are getting outdated only signifies that we are to embrace novel approach in dealing with a massive clientele through our fast and reliable services. Continue reading

What Google Glass means to Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Innovators

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We may not fly like superman, but we’re swiftly acquiring one of his superpowers.

This testimonial could actually delineate how Google Glass changed the perception of mobile consumers when it comes to high-end innovations and inventions. Who would expect that a giant company like Google could come up with such a crazy thing that combines leading technologies into one revolutionary device? Fusing smartphone, tablet, iPad, GPS, camera and other features into a single gadget is really beyond anyone’s expectation especially for ordinary people. But for businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators, Google Goggles is not a total surprise. Why? It is because those companies that have been upgrading their systems have anticipated the emergence of this kind of technology. In fact, a lot of innovators have spent many years of creating computerized visual overlays, till such time that Google believed that it’s high time to get this technology ready. Continue reading

How Mobile Innovation is Affecting/Transforming Traditional Banking

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The incredible gains made towards mobile phone access have seen a solid progress in the scale of innovations originating from exploitation of these practically new technologies. Smartphones and gadgets are benefiting not just the common consumers but the commercial and business sector as well. Mobile banking is one innovation which has steadily rendered itself in invasive ways cutting across various zones of industry and economy. Continue reading

Why Your Business Should Jump into the Mobile Innovation Wagon Today

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In developing markets across the globe, the convergence of fast emerging economies and the rise in mobile phone usage will provide new opportunities for both workers and businesses. The recent study by Accenture and Vodafone projects that by 2020, sustained growth in the adoption of mobile technology, tied with their essential relevance in the workplace could create a huge shared value of $38 billion.
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