Plenty of new phone releases on tap

Plenty of new phone releases on tap

While it is impossible to predict the future, it looks as if 2016 is shaping up to be a year in which new phone releases take center stage. This also means consumers need to be educated and savvy about buying a new device this year. You might have your heart set on a certain brand, but there will be a lot of competition on the market, and other models might sport different features and possibly a lower price tag.

Should you upgrade to iOS 9? Read this first

Should you upgrade to iOS 9? Read this first

Apple’s iOS 9 has been available for download for nearly two months now. If you have yet to upgrade, you may wonder whether or not you should. Not everyone has been happy with the new OS, and Apple is still working out the kinks. So if you’re on the fence as to whether or not you should update, here’s what you need to know about iOS 9 and four of its most handy features.

Introducing behavioral biometrics

Introducing behavioral biometrics

Static biometrics emerged from the theory that a password or a PIN number can be stolen, while something unique to your body like the face, fingers, eyes and ears can’t. But the fact is that static biometrics have their shortcomings – the system uses proprietary technology with limited use, and is only available on high-end smartphones.

3 things to know about natural language tech

3 things to know about natural language tech

It might all seem a bit too much like something out of a sci-fi movie, but artificial intelligence is quickly becoming a big part of the IT landscape. One segment of artificial intelligence in particular, Natural Language Processing (NLP) – essentially a computer’s ability to take unscripted human words and turn them into something useful – is playing an increasing role in the way we use our devices.

Control your phone with your eyes

Control your phone with your eyes

We’ve all become accustomed to controlling our touchscreen smart phones with our fingers. It is something which just a few years ago seemed unthinkable, as we were grappling with now ancient looking Nokia models. Now the next revolution is on the way – Samsung has recently patented new technology that, if it comes to fruition, will see your phone respond to eye movement as a way of controlling what it does.

Introducing the new Android Pay platform

Introducing the new Android Pay platform

It’s clear that mobile payment platforms represent the future direction of the industry – allowing consumers to break free of traditional cash or card payment methods, and settle bills in ways that are convenient to them. The explosion of mobile payment options and their increased ease of use mean that there has never been a better time for businesses to get on board.

Easily manage mobile contacts

Easily manage mobile contacts

The smartphone has a nearly unlimited amount of uses and yet in essence, the primary use of most phones is still to make calls. As a business owner, you likely have a large number of contacts and you can manage these on your phone, although it’s not the easiest way to do so.

Guide to buying a smartphone

MobileGeneral_Dec09_AThe holiday season is upon us and many people are out shopping for gifts. As with the past few years, you can bet that smartphones will be among the most popular gifts. While smartphones are quickly becoming the most popular and common tech device, it can be difficult to find one that actually works perfectly for the user, especially with the ever increasing number of different devices out there.