Mark Bridge writes:
Imagine books that could automatically link with your tablet as you touched the pages. Or posters that reacted to your fingertips and displayed the results on your smartphone. It seems this kind of Bluetooth-enabled interactivity is just around the corner, thanks to tiny low-power processors and a patented printing process that doesn’t require specialised equipment.
Finnish company Jolla has started shipping the first smartphones that run the open-source Sailfish operating system.
The company was created by a group of former Nokia employees, with Sailfish using elements of Nokia’s old MeeGo platform.
How mobile technology is changing the banking sector
The future of customer service is to bridge the gap between the smart consumer with the smartphone and the bank holding his or her financial assets. Even though mobile applications are becoming increasingly powerful customer touch points, many banks are failing to leverage them in order to engage with consumers.
Mandip Shergill, Account Executive at Genesys, looks at how banks can maintain and strengthen the customer relationship in the mobile channel.
Podcast - 27th November 2013
This week we're talking about two big announcements from BlackBerry: a luxury smartphone and some major management changes.
We also discuss the latest Samsung/Apple patent ruling, Vodafone's new mobile wallet, Android licensing, Doro's anti-virus deal, BYOD and the rise of the 'selfie'.
A new study by GSMA Intelligence shows that LTE is expected to account for about one in eight of all mobile connections worldwide at that point, up from 176 million LTE connections at the end of this year.
By 2017, it’s predicted that 465 LTE networks will be in service across 128 countries, around double the number of LTE networks today.