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Windows Phone is on life support and BlackBerry OS has kicked the bucket

Windows Phone is on life support and BlackBerry OS has kicked the bucket

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); New market share info have revealed that BB10 is officially irrelevant and Microsoft’s mobile OS is close behind. Recently released data from WORLDWIDE research showed Windows Phone and BlackBerry mobile operating systems have essentially slipped into complete irrelevance. The sheer size and popularity of Android and iOS have crushed them. While BlackBerry OS has slipped down to a 0 percent market share, Microsoft’s mobile OS has only 0.3 percent. Analysis of Windows Phone figures … Read entire article »

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eSight Smart glasses bring sight to the visually impaired

eSight Smart glasses bring sight to the visually impaired

People who are legally blind have the chance for an instant and significant vision improvement through these wearables. eSight, a Toronto, Canada-based wearable technology company, has developed a pair of smart glasses to help people with low vision. The eSight 3 device is meant to assist people who are legally blind to experience 20/20 visin correction. The glasses capture the image of … Read entire article »

BlackBerry patent lawsuit filed against Nokia

BlackBerry patent lawsuit filed against Nokia

The struggling Canadian is working to claw its way back to relevance in part by increasing its software revenues. A recently filed BlackBerry patent lawsuit is aimed directly at Nokia Corp, accusing the latter company of infringing on the former company’s property. This is the latest step in BlackBerry’s ongoing efforts to boost its royalty collections on its patents and earn … Read entire article »

What’s behind Warren Buffett’s wearable technology investment?

What’s behind Warren Buffett’s wearable technology investment?

The Berkshire Hathaway CEO broadened his portfolio to include tech, an area where he’s typically cautious. Third richest man on the planet, Warren Buffet has now added wearable technology investment to his portfolio. This is a man known for investing skillfully, for being exceptionally strategic with his investing and careful with his money when it comes to tech. Many people are seeing … Read entire article »

Mobile app security gets tighter at WhatsApp

Mobile app security gets tighter at WhatsApp

The popular messenger application now features two-step verification to keep it more secure. WhatsApp has bumped up its mobile app security by rolling out its two-step verification. The security boost is now available to its complete use base. The announcement of the feature was made quite subtly within an updated version of the official website FAQ. The official mobile app security update rollout … Read entire article »

Pokémon Go Valentine’s Day event is luring players with romance

Pokémon Go Valentine’s Day event is luring players with romance

Players will see a dramatic increase in the duration of the lures as they’ll last up to six hours. A Pokémon Go Valentine’s event is under way and it will keep running until February 15. In the theme of love and romance, it will be allowing lures to last for up to six hours instead of the typical half hour limit. The … Read entire article »

Older Android versions are continuing to die away

Older Android versions are continuing to die away

The latest stats have shown that Froyo finally kicked the bucket in January, so that Gingerbread is now the oldest. Gingerbread is now the oldest among the Android versions still active. This change occurred in January 2017 when Froyo breathed its last breath, according to official Google statistics. The latest Google stats pretty much confirmed what many had been predicted, with a … Read entire article »

BBM Enterprise to offer businesses secure communication

BBM Enterprise to offer businesses secure communication

IT departments have pricked their ears at the news that text-based communication will be safer. BBM Enterprise has undergone an important overhaul and is being launched as a secure text communication option for businesses. This plays into the company’s strong reputation for getting security right. The BlackBerry Messenger enterprise-level app has end-to-end encryption over all methods of communication. This means that regardless of … Read entire article »

New wearable technology acts like a “smart” mood ring

New wearable technology acts like a “smart” mood ring

The latest smart wearables tech can determine the tone of a conversation and the speaker’s mood. There are now new wearable technology devices such as smartwatches that can do what mood rings never could. Instead of “sensing” your mood through the temperature of your finger, these devices use several sensors to determine the mood of a conversation. The wearable tech can use … Read entire article »

Google Chrome for iOS now features QR code scanner

Google Chrome for iOS now features QR code scanner

The new feature has been included in the update and will scan several types of common barcode. The latest update to Google Chrome for iOS now includes a feature that will scan barcodes such as QR codes. This can be very handy for device users who would like to be able to use quick response codes but who don’t want a … Read entire article »

Airline apps under development in United Airlines partnership with IBM and Apple

Airline apps under development in United Airlines partnership with IBM and Apple

The goal is to come up with a complete fresh generation of mobile applications for United employees. United Airlines is working with IBM and Apple to come up with a brand new generation of mobile airline apps to be used by its employees. The intention to create the mobile applications reflects a new strategy underway at United Airlines. United has already issued over … Read entire article »