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Sep, 2015

IFA 2015 – Best Smartphones and Wearables so far

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The IFA tradeshow in Berlin produced a wealth of new smartphones and smartwatches to keep us all connected. IFA 2015 proved to be another spectacular show for the coolest new tech, especially smartphones. If it was innovation you were looking for, IFA had it. The first smartphones with a 4K display and Force Touch technology left us absolutely speechless. There was a lot to get excited about at this year’s show, and these are the phones that grabbed our attention the most. Last year, everyone was trying to convince us that wearables […]

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Aug, 2015

Facebook answers back with ‘M’ to compete with Siri, Google Now and Cortana

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This past Friday on August 28th Facebook finally gave an answer to the world with the announcement of their virtual assistant ‘M’ for the messenger app. This is no doubt a bold answer to prevalent virtual assistant’s already in the market such as the likes of Siri, Google Now and Cortana. ‘M’ is the company’s first real foray into the virtual assistant market — which already has Apple’s, Microsoft’s Cortana and Google Now. Right now, ‘M’ is in beta phase and only available to a limited few hunder users in the […]

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Jun, 2015

iOS 9 – Features and News

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iOS 9, codenamed Monarch, is Apple’s next-generation mobile operating system. It was announced at WWDC 2015 at Moscone Center in San Francisco on June 8, 2015. Its the next major software update for the iPhone and iPad. Big changes include an improved version of Siri, an iPad split-screen mode, and new Maps features. Lets talk about some other useful features which weren’t all that talked about. The keyboard’s new shift key makes it easier to tell if caps lock is on. Now there is an evident distinction to help user […]

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Apr, 2015

Video Calling on the Rise within the OTT Space: How can telcos respond?

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There was a time when we had very limited video calling options primarily being Facetime for Apple users or if someone had Skype on their phones who has also enabled this functionality very early into its launch. With the current market dynamics and us living in an ever-changing and super fast highway lane, where we are seeing new players arising in the market at a rapid pace. Either in the form of competition or companies leading from the front with their new innovative ideas and approach towards doing business ultimately […]

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Apr, 2015

Google Project-Fi: Is it a direct threat to Telcos

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Google is already an Internet Service Provider and a pay-TV operator. Now it’s expanding to become a wireless carrier as well. Google unveiled this past Wednesday its Project-Fi which just marked its dawn into the wireless service provider arena. So Google started with being a search engine, then Ads, followed by email services, then ISP, then TV and now a virtual telco (wireless service provider). This effort from Google taps three networks: LTE networks from Sprint and T-Mobile along with a heavy dose of Wi-Fi. Here’s what we know so […]

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