Will digital trump print? As more Americans come to rely on their cell phones for news, newspaper sales dip some more, claims a Pew study. People still make it a point to stay in touch with the current affairs, local, national or international. More than 70% of Americans follow news, local and national, and 65% follow the international news scene regularly.… Continue reading
Call it a generational shift, but an innocuous-looking video app has become the latest preying ground for paedophiles. musical.ly app is a social media app that lets you not only create but also share short video clips. With 60 million users, it has become popular among the teens worldwide. The users can create 15-second ‘musical’—video clips of lip-syncing a song, singing and dancing.… Continue reading
Mobile payments is the magic word today. As a mother of two young kids, one of my friends always has a tough time at the local shopping mart. The last straw is usually the wait at the payment register with two fidgety young ones. Needless to say, that shopping mart accepts debit/credit card but not mobile payment, yet.… Continue reading
Predicting future tech makes me happy in the present. After all, what’s life without that touch of hope? So here goes my countdown of some of the best that technology has to offer in the coming century. I hope I could get to experience some of them in my lifetime.
- Nano VR: Our brain is the ultimate sensory processing machine.
Smartphones have an economical, political and social impact. And this is most felt in the Africa growth story. If market analysts Ovum are to be believed, 1/10th of African GDP will happen due to mobile phones by 2020. Their prophesy? Mobile broadband connections will triple in five years. The forecast is a jump of 17% market share in 2014 to 76% in 2020.… Continue reading