Top 5 tech gifts under $50 that you need to know for the 2014 holidays

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It’s that time of year again and mobile devices and accessories are topping the lists for most wanted presents. When it comes to the absolute most-wanted presents that people are asking for and that will top the shopping lists throughout the 2014 holiday season, tech gifts are certainly way up there, but consumers need to be discerning to make sure that they are choosing gifts that will live up to the expectations of the recipients, but also that the gift-givers can afford. There are a number of high quality mobile…

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Sales of wearable technology to surpass 50 million by the close of 2014

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The holiday shopping season is expected to make a massive difference in global shipments of wearables. Among a growing number of predictions that are being made about wearable technology sales, this year, is a new one that has been issued by Futuresource Consulting, which has forecasted that the global shipments of wearables will reach 52 million by the close of the year. This sales figure is considerably higher than those that were released by Juniper Research earlier in November. Juniper had said that their predictions were that there will be…

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Mobile Technology is Changing the World

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Society has become heavily integrated with technology, perhaps irreversibly so. Many people now base their lives around technology, whether it be personal computers, televisions, or mobile devices. Mobile technology, in particular, has had a major impact on the world, especially in the way that people interact with one another. In some cases, the advent of smartphones has meant that people have had little need to interact with the people around them, but these devices have also given people access to the mobile Internet, allowing them to connect to millions of…

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Wearable technology race is starting to define some clear leaders

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Pebble and Fitbit are beginning to show that they are at the top of the wearables market. According to the research firm, Canalys, and some of its most recently released data, among all of the consumers who own wearable technology bands around the world during the first quarter of this year, nearly half were owners of the Fitbit fitness band. That said, when it comes to smartwatches, Pebble has been ripping ahead of the competition. Despite that the comparatively small Pebble is up against some powerful tech giants such as…

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Wearables will be owned by 1 in 5 people by August

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According to a recent study, a fifth of people aged 17 to 75 years will soon have one of these devices. This year, wearables are making a tremendous splash, as devices from fitness bands, to smartwatches and from augmented reality glasses to smart jewelry, and a recent study has indicated that by August of this year, one in every five people between the ages of 17 and 75 years in Australia will own at least one of these mobile devices. It has been predicted that sales will reach 10 million…

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Wearable technology: Worn by yesterday’s geeks and today’s trendsetters

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It wasn’t that long ago – months, in fact – that people were rolling their eyes at Google Glass. It’s not hard to see that wearable technology is still leading the way in terms of tech trends and headlines, with every large event, convention, and trade show featuring these mobile devices above all else. Wristbands, smartwatches, glasses, helmets, gloves, and armbands, among other gadgets, abound. It feels as though every moment brings about a new entry into the wearable technology marketplace. However, these devices have not yet been created equal.…

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Are PCs Becoming Obsolete in Business?

As most people who work with computers know quite well, technology can change in the blink of an eye. It wasn’t that long ago when computers were giant monstrosities that took up most of a room; now we have compact desktop models, portable laptops and tablets that easily accept mobile payments. While PCs have been the go-to model for years for both business and personal use, it seems that they may soon become obsolete in favor of the much more on-the-go laptops and tablets. Thanks to the emerging cloud technology,…

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Technology news shakes up with Bill Gates statement against iPads

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The creator of Microsoft has created quite a stir with his declaration that consumers are frustrated with the Apple product. According to one of the latest technology news statements made by Bill Gates, consumers are reaching the point that they are becoming quite frustrated with the iPad tablet device from Apple. Gates feels that there are many important functionalities that are lacking in the tablet. The creator of Microsoft, software pioneer and billionaire philanthropist said that the reason that tablet users are starting to lose their patience with the iPad…

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Technology news made with release of new smartphone survey

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A study performed by BuyVia has revealed what people want from their device features. App and website, BuyVia, has just released the results of their latest survey, making considerable technology news headlines as the top features desired by consumers have now been identified. The survey identified three smartphone features that stood out above the rest as being highly desirable. This is very important technology news not only to the manufacturers of the devices – among whom competition has never been more fierce – but also for companies who are (or…

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Augmented reality glasses coming from UK’s TTP

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*This image is of Google augmented reality glasses TTP aims to develop augmented reality glasses The United Kingdom’s TTP, a technology development company, has been working on creating its own augmented reality glasses. The concept of augmented reality glasses has become remarkably popular in the world of technology, with many companies hoping to create such a product themselves. The concept managed to grab the interest of consumers when Google announced Project Glass, an augmented reality glasses project that had once aimed to let people see the world in a new…

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