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Google local library search results now result from ebook queries

Google local library search results now result from ebook queries

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The tech giant is making it easier for mobile device users to locate digital copies at nearby libraries. A new Google local library search feature is making it simpler for readers to locate digital copies of the books they want and that can be found nearby. The tech giant announced this week that it has added the new feature and that it will show up in book title results. Searching for books on … Read entire article »

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iPhone X unveiling underscores Apple’s pricing strategy angle

iPhone X unveiling underscores Apple’s pricing strategy angle

The Californian device maker has launched a new luxury smartphone with an even higher price tag. Apple’s new iPhone X has made a luxury splash in a lineup of devices that has always been known for its technological advancements. This smartphone has been designed to rise above previous iPhones, and it has the striking price tag to match. Moreover, it looks as though this higher price point could be the ongoing trend for the brand. The luxury … Read entire article »

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Mobile Google search traffic makes up 57 percent of total queries

Mobile Google search traffic makes up 57 percent of total queries

Recent research has shown that more people than ever are using smartphones and tablets for searching. Mobile Google search traffic is now comprising a tremendous 57 percent of all online searches, according to BrightEdge, a content performance marketing company. This has placed mobile site traffic ahead of traditional desktop sites. The study also determined that the types of searches conducted over mobile and desktop aren’t the same. In fact, it determined that 79 percent of searches were different … Read entire article »

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Mobile service carriers offer free wireless to Hurricane Harvey victims

Mobile service carriers offer free wireless to Hurricane Harvey victims

As the companies struggle to keep their networks going, they have offered their services free until September 1. Mobile service carriers T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon announced that people in areas struck by Hurricane Harvey will receive free wireless services. The companies were all battling to get their services up and running and to keep them that way, but they have promised customers will not be charged during that time. Equally, AT&T has announced that it will issue … Read entire article »

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Smartphone addiction cure is Android co-founder’s newest goal

Smartphone addiction cure is Android co-founder’s newest goal

Andy Rubin contributed to the creation of the top mobile operating system and now seeks to break the usage habit. Smartphone addiction has become a rampant and yet widely under-recognized problem in societies throughout the world. Andy Rubin, a co-founder of Android – the leading mobile operating system worldwide – has now become an unlikely advocate for breaking the mobile device habit. Rubin is by no means advocating for the cessation of the use of mobile devices … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology adoption will become mainstream among manufacturers in 5 years

Wearable technology adoption will become mainstream among manufacturers in 5 years

A new report suggests that this tech will provide companies with a connected plant floor investment. A newly released study shows wearable technology adoption is far from being limited to fitness trackers among people trying to live healthier lives. The number of manufacturers seeking a connected plant floor has also caused wearables to become more popular. The 2017 Manufacturing Vision Study conducted by Zebra Technologies Corp placed showed wearables use rapidly growing. Manufacturing companies are looking to wearable … Read entire article »

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Virtual and augmented reality market is on the edge of an explosion

Virtual and augmented reality market is on the edge of an explosion

A new report forecasted an annual doubling in spending for AR and VR technology from now through 2021. The International Data Company released a report focused on the future of the virtual and augmented reality market. It predicts that global spending on VR and AR technology will double each year from now through 2021. That prediction is not at all limited to the sale of games and headsets but goes far beyond in the tech’s uses. The virtual … Read entire article »

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Baby boomer phone service gets a special discount from T-Mobile

Baby boomer phone service gets a special discount from T-Mobile

The service provider is seeking to draw a specific demographic of wireless customers through new savings. T-Mobile is seeking to use baby boomer phone service discounts in order to appeal to that targeted consumer demographic. Over the last three years, the company has used this type of strategy to draw more new wireless customers than all its rivals combined. The provider’s current customer base is heavily weighted toward younger urban demographics. In order to help close the gap … Read entire article »

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Indian mobile phone manufacturing will provide the country with nearly all handsets

Indian mobile phone manufacturing will provide the country with nearly all handsets

A new report predicts that by 2020, 96 percent of smartphones in the country will have been made there. A new mobile phone manufacturing research report has forecasted that by 2020 almost 96 percent of the smartphones sold in India will have been locally made. India is pushing hard to boost its rate of domestic localization, according to the recent report. Artificial intelligence company, Enixta, joined forces with the Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) to conduct … Read entire article »

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Pedestrian mobile safety technology undergoing Australian trial

Pedestrian mobile safety technology undergoing Australian trial

Cohda Wireless launched a new pilot program using vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) tech on Adelaide streets. Cohda Wireless announced the beginning of a new mobile safety technology pilot project trialing it s vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) tech on the streets of an Australian city. The tech firm originally created this solution to help cars and motorcycles to avoid colliding with each other via communication. The new pilot program is underway through collaboration with the South Australian Government and Telstra. Cohda Wireless is … Read entire article »

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Custom QR codes streamline Tesla Model 3 event check-ins

Custom QR codes streamline Tesla Model 3 event check-ins

Attendees of last Friday’s event presented a quick response code to gain access to the exclusive occasion. The Tesla Model 3 Delivery Event on Friday offered a sleek and streamlined entrance confirmation using custom QR codes for attendees permitted exclusive access. This use of the quick response codes made it possible for the company to reduce wait times for invitees and their guests. The event took place at an outdoor venue located outside the main Tesla factory … Read entire article »

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