Technology

Smart Home Supremacy: How Google and Amazon Plan Long Term Success with Developer and Partner Programs

How are big players planning for long term success in the smart home? We take a look at how they define their programs and identify the best practices that you can adopt in your own relationship strategy.

Smart Home Supremacy: How Google and Amazon Plan Long Term Success with Developer and Partner Programs 2017-07-11T13:30:14+00:00

Crossing the Chasm: Prepare Your Smart Home Platform For Mass-Market Adoption

In this second instalment of our IoT series, we take a brief look at the history of IoT convergence and investigate how an emerging wave of smart devices look set to accelerate IoT adoption in the home.

Crossing the Chasm: Prepare Your Smart Home Platform For Mass-Market Adoption 2017-08-11T02:49:35+00:00

Microsoft is connecting the dots in the cloud, helping developers to see the bigger picture

Machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data were all in focus at Microsoft’s Transform conference in London. Taking place at a suitably frigid East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf, Transform featured speakers from enterprise, government, non-profits organizations, and Microsoft themselves. The headliner was Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who could probably deliver a slick, inspirational keynote in [...]

Microsoft is connecting the dots in the cloud, helping developers to see the bigger picture 2017-08-06T10:59:28+00:00

MWC 2016 in Review: Bring Developers to the Party

Barcelona, Mobile World Congress 2016 - Another year, another record-breaking Mobile World Congress (MWC), with more than 100,000 attendees squeezing into a very busy Fira España. As ever, MWC saw the release of countless new flagship devices, the best of which were Samsung’s S7 and LG’s modular G5, both powered by Qualcomm’s widely-praised Snapdragon 820 [...]

MWC 2016 in Review: Bring Developers to the Party 2016-03-04T04:40:05+00:00

New smartphone designs challenge our hearts & minds

Did we miss a conference* for new smartphones or technology? You see, last week we came across the digital equivalent of an exhibition hall of new phone announcements and each one leaves us in a near-panic like state of crave. Seriously, some cool as heck new phones are in the works – or should be [...]

New smartphone designs challenge our hearts & minds 2015-07-20T06:20:37+00:00

Gamers Everywhere are Elated with E3 Announcements

This past week was filled with news and announcements from the leading companies in the world of gaming who descended on on Los Angeles for the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) to show off both hardware and their latest gaming titles. The conference organizer, the Entertainment Software Association, reported that "more than one million E3-related videos [...]

Gamers Everywhere are Elated with E3 Announcements 2015-06-19T20:43:50+00:00

Are wearables the precursor to our Cyborg future?

This week there has been a lot of news about wearable technologies, and while on the surface it all looks really cool, we can’t help but wonder about where it is all leading … Are we on a path to the creation of actual cyborgs (you know, half human/half machine, like [...]

Are wearables the precursor to our Cyborg future? 2017-07-30T09:53:30+00:00

Blurring the line between digital communication and the #realworld

There is an expression - the origins of which cannot be proven - that says "May you live in interesting times." Lately, with the rapid development of online tools and apps and at the same time, new modes of communication to share ideas and information with one another, we certainly are living in interesting [...]

Blurring the line between digital communication and the #realworld 2017-08-11T03:29:30+00:00

Samsung plans to heat up the Internet of Things with new Artik chips

The phrase "Internet of Things" (IoT) has been around for many years now, but the ways we use this term is really just starting to get hot now. And last week, at the Internet of Things World expo in San Francisco, Samsung officially dove in to the deep end of the IoT pool with the launch [...]

Samsung plans to heat up the Internet of Things with new Artik chips 2015-05-19T18:46:50+00:00

Three new APIs that should keep app developers very, very busy

Do you want to live stream with Meerkat about your favorite Marvel Comics characters that you share on Pinterest? Well, now you might be able to do just that - or some other combination of those three things*. You see, Meerkat, Marvel Comics and Pinterest have all released new application programming interfaces (APIs) for use by [...]

Three new APIs that should keep app developers very, very busy 2015-05-13T09:57:50+00:00