Category Archives:Technology

U.S. FTC in talking terms with Apple over health data protection

Apple’s new Health app – and the HealthKit platform that lets other companies’ health and activity-tracking apps bond into it – was one of the big new features in its iOS 8 software, which was launched recently.

Health is talented of collecting, storing and analyzing a range of personal data, but there are clear privacy implications here – for Apple and any company involved in this space, from Google and Microsoft to the growing number of smaller fitness-focused app and device makers.

Facebook to take on LinkedIn and Google Drive at Work

Will Facebook be stretching into your working life soon?

Facebook is now into deeper calculation and is planning control the social graph of 1.3 billion people, but now it has ambitions to stretch deeper into the workplace, according to the Financial Times’ report on plans for “Facebook at Work”.

This isn’t about getting around corporate firewalls to safeguard you can see which Frozen character your friends are, though. It’s a proper move to compete with services from Google Drive and LinkedIn to Slack, and become a serious working tool.

Amazon Built a Tool That Puts Alexa in Your Browser

Amazon built Alexa personal assistant which is super useful in the Echo and it is lot of fun to use. But if you don’t have an Echo or can’t purchase one because you’re not in the US, it can be hard to gain Alexa’s skill set. In this plight, Amazon has created an App that lets you play with Alexa right in your browser.

To access the app, please go to echosim.io and it will let you ask Alexa all kinds of questions. What it doesn’t let you experience is the always listening nature of the Echo device and its far field microphone array — you have to click and hold a button on the site before you speak to it. That makes it closer to the experience you get with the Amazon Tap than the Echo itself.

Incredible New Phone – Will It Take Over iPhones!!!!

In today’s market of phones, it’s hard to deny that even though smartphones are very capable products, they aren’t really smart about learning more about its user. Nextbit is a new smartphone company that aims to change that, and we were recently invited to learn more.

Nextbit has already garnered a lot of fame for a list of reasons over the last couple of weeks. To start, its leadership team is includes the masterminds that made Android what it is today, and that made HTC famous for design. Second is the fact that the company’s Nextbit Robin kickstarter campaign became a furious hit in just a few minutes, but even more because the company has come up with a smarter approach to how Android should be.

 

Latest Top 10 Apps to transform Android

There are two million apps in the Google Play Store. There are addictive games, essential productivity tools, and great ways to customise your phone. There are also apps that will completely change how you use Android. Some enhance the user interface, some automate common tasks, and some take popular features in the operating system and make them even better. Let’s take a look at ten of the best.

Benefits of Social Media Marketing

Top Benefits Of Social Media Marketing

In this cut-throat market to some capitalists, social media marketing is the “next big thing”, a temporary yet powerful fashion that must be taken advantage of a while it’s still in the spotlight. To others, it’s a buzzword with no practical advantages and a sheer, complicated learning curve.

Because it appeared rapidly, social media has developed a status by some for being a passing marketing interest, and therefore, a non-profitable one. The statistics, however, illustrate a different picture. According to a data, 92% of marketers in 2014 claimed that social media marketing was vital for their business, with 80% indicating their efforts increased traffic to their websites. And according to Social Media surveyor, 97% of marketers are currently contributing in social media—but 85% of participants aren’t sure what social media tools are the best to use.