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Patent highlights Microsoft’s interest in augmented reality

Patent highlights Microsoft’s interest in augmented reality

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); New patent shows that Microsoft still has a strong interest in using augmented reality for gaming A new patent from Microsoft has been revealed, which was filed in January of this year. The patent further outlines Microsoft’s interest in augmented reality and how it can be used in gaming. Augmented reality has become quite attractive to the game industry because of its highly interactive nature. The technology can be used to change … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Technology News

Disney sets a powerful example in mobile commerce

Disney sets a powerful example in mobile commerce

Disney’s Magic Bands show that wearable technology and mobile payments can go hand-in-hand Disney may lead the way to a brighter future in mobile commerce. The famed company recently released its Magic Bands, which are simple wristbands that can be used to pay for goods and services at Disney resorts. This combination of wearable technology and mobile commerce has already generated a great deal of hype, and Disney may find itself as a pioneer in the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News

Mobile technology news is not good for 18,000 Microsoft employees

Mobile technology news is not good for 18,000 Microsoft employees

The slashing of Nokia by the software giant has produced the largest layoffs wave in tech history. One of the largest mass layoffs that the tech industry has ever seen is now making mobile technology news as the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella has revealed that the company is working to reshape and redesign itself and, in doing so, up to 18,000 jobs will be eliminated. This tremendous hacking of the company’s workforce represents 14 percent of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Technology News, Trends

Technology news from Samsung Electronics reveals the reality of smartphone sales

Technology news from Samsung Electronics reveals the reality of smartphone sales

Although the tech giant recorded profits last year, it is clear that shipments are slowing as the market matures. Earlier this week, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd released a quarterly earnings guidance that took many off guard in that the technology news that it revealed was considerably weaker than had been expected. This report will have aligned it to experience the worst incomes it has seen in two years. That said, this technology news has also thrown a shadow … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, International, Mobile Commerce, Technology News, Trends

Mobile technology news breaks with new smartphone shipment predictions

Mobile technology news breaks with new smartphone shipment predictions

A recent prediction has suggested that there will be 1.25 billion shipments before the end of 2014. ABI Research has recently released a new series of projections that are making mobile technology news based on data that has been gleaned from the MMW’s data that has been collected over the last few months. The firm has stated that by the close of this year, smartphone shipments will have broken the 1.25 billion mark. That said, what has been … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Technology News, Trends

App puts a new spin on wearable technology

App puts a new spin on wearable technology

Google Glass gets a new app that allows users to control it with their minds A new application for Google Glass could change the way people take pictures with a mobile device. The new app is called MindRDR and is developed by This Place, a firm based in the United Kingdom. The app makes use of a biosensor that is designed to measure signals from the brain. These signals are then translated into commands that tell … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Gadgets, Mobile Apps, Technology News

BlackBerry won’t survive 2015, says 24/7 Wall Street

BlackBerry won’t survive 2015, says 24/7 Wall Street

The latest list of brands that won’t last the next year has been released, and the handset manufacturer was included. A website that has a solid track record for naming companies that will soon be falling out of fashion, 24/7 Wall Street, has now released its list of predictions for those that won’t last until the end of 2015, and BlackBerry Inc. has been included among them. According to the site, the Canadian handset maker is “about … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Technology News, Trends

Mobile technology achieves astounding growth in Africa

Mobile technology achieves astounding growth in Africa

Innovation is reaching an explosive rate in the continent in a range of different sectors. The massive penetration of mobile technology in Africa, and the unique situation of the economies and cultures throughout its nations have provided a nearly ideal circumstance for innovation in these devices in a tremendous range of sectors from energy to banking and from education to agriculture. These cell phones, smartphones, tablets and other small screen devices are being used to solve widespread … Read entire article »

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