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Why the UX of Star Wars: A New Hope Tells a Completely Different Story

In Technology News, User Research by Adrian and Emmanuelle0 Comments

When audiences first saw the universe George Lucas built “in a galaxy far, far away,” it was the technology and connection between the humans and that technology that mesmerized. What was so striking was that the futuristic landscape was “lived in”: the spaceships were dank and dirty, the Mos Eisley cantina reminiscent of the dirt and grime of the local …

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Apple swings higher with new products and new platform

In Enterprise Mobility, iOS, Technology News by Jeff Kibuule

Yesterday, in a tightly choreographed two-hour keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled a large selection of new products for their fall lineup, targeting both consumer and enterprise alike. Skipping over the usual updates to the company, Cook dove straight into the Apple Watch, the first of four acts of the keynote, demonstrating there was no time to waste and much …

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WWDC 2015 Recap

In Mobile App Development, Technology News by Terry Lewis

WWDC 2015 has come and gone, and while this year did not have quite as huge an onslaught of announcements as previous years, there were still significant steps forward. We had a team of five ChaiOne engineers head to San Francisco for this year’s WWDC. Here’s what was covered: The theme of this year was incremental improvements and stability across …

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Everything You Need To Know About Apple’s Next Chapter

In iOS, Technology News, Wearable Technology by Jeff Kibuule

This week, Apple announced a great number of new products and services that it will start shipping to customers in mid-April. First, Apple announced that they would be the exclusive partner with HBO’s new service, HBO Now, available for $14.99/month without a cable subscription. Starting in mid-April, customers will be able to sign up for the service with an Apple …

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5 Tech Trends That Will Influence IT Spend in 2015

In Enterprise Mobility, Internet of Things, Mobile Strategy, Technology News by Madeleine Popp

It wouldn’t be technology if we weren’t talking about the things to come. As the years have progressed, we have seen and continue to experience the static digital world evolving to match our mobile and dynamic, physical world. As we continually evolve, we’ve come to realize that it’s not just about the technology, it’s about solving problems. 2015 holds a …

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The Enterprise Holy Grail of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch

In Enterprise Mobility, Technology News, Wearable Technology by Jeff Kibuule

On Tuesday, Apple used its traditional September media event to announce several new products including the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the long-awaited wearable, the Apple Watch. Besides the usual improvements in yearly iteration of phones making them faster and having a longer battery life, this year’s products both included larger screens that will increase productivity by making it …

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What to Expect with the iPhone 6

In iOS, Technology News by Jeff Kibuule

It’s that time of year again: time for a new iPhone. Rumors of leaked parts ranging from displays, cover glass, and outer casings serve as proof that a new version of Apple’s best selling product will soon be available for sale in the coming weeks. But what exactly is expected in this new version? Read below to find out! Definitely: …

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iOS 8 Implications on Enterprise

In Enterprise Mobility, iOS, Mobile Strategy, Technology News by Justine Albright

Since the announcement of iOS 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote presentation on June 2nd, Apple has created a lot of buzz surrounding the new software update. With countless new features, Apple has improved its operating systems to become more enterprise friendly. Security Keeping corporate communications, documents, photos, and all other files safe is essential therefore Apple developers tightened …

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Google I/O 2014: A Developer’s Perspective

In Mobile App Development, Technology News by chaione

This year’s Google I/O developer conference once again gave developers plenty to be excited about. As expected, we heard about the next release of the Android operating system, Android Wear smart watches, and updated development tools. Rumored products and services such as Android TV, Android Auto, and Google Fit were also announced. Perhaps the most exciting and far-reaching announcement was …

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What Enterprises Should Know From Google I/O 2014

In Enterprise Mobility, Technology News by Natalie Cheng

Google recently held its annual developer-focused conference, Google I/O, to announce some updates and news. The conference started the same way as previous years with Google talking about Android’s growth over the past year. According to Google’s Senior VP, Sundar Pichai, Android now has 1 billion 30-day active users on the platform. This year, the conference covered smartphones for the …

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What Enterprises Need To Know From WWDC 2014

In Enterprise Mobility, iOS, Mobile Strategy, Smart Home Technology, Technology News by Natalie Cheng

On Monday, Apple made several major announcements in its keynote presentation at the annual WWDC conference. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the conference, Apple CEO, Tim Cook and Senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi took to the stage to introduce the new features of OS X, dubbed Yosemite along with unveiling the new iOS 8. Beyond Yosemite and iOS …

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Biggest Tech Challenges CIOs Need to Tackle in 2014

In Enterprise Mobility, Technology News by Ryan Desmind

CIOs face many complex challenges in this new age. As a CIO, you just can’t operate traditionally; rather you have to make yourself valuable enough and lead from the front by using technology as a weapon to make a difference to the business. You need to start reevaluating your role. So, what could be the potential challenges CIOs face in …

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Themes of SXSW 2014: Context, Privacy and IOT

In Context, Internet of Things, Technology News by Jacob Voncannon

Over the past 6 years my time at SXSW has deeply affected my career path and the way I think about business, innovation, and the advancement of technology. Typically, at the different SXSW events I’ve attended, we’ve seen the launch of major consumer social products like Twitter in 2007, Foursquare in 2009, Foodspotting in 2010, and GroupMe in 2011. This …

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How iBeacons Work Beyond Retail

In Context, Internet of Things, Technology News by Natalie Cheng

In an earlier blog post, I wrote about how iBeacons could be implemented in the retail industry. Even though iBeacons work well in the retail environment, the technology can be applied to other areas such as conferences, hotels, the automotive industry, and restaurants. iBeacons can even be used for logistics such as storing products in warehouses. For example, you could …

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Prepare For SXSW With These Mobile Apps

In Technology News by Natalie Cheng

Can you believe it’s already March? Besides the start of spring, March is a big month especially for Austin, Texas. For the city, SXSW is fast approaching and soon an estimated 30,000+ participants plus hundreds of bands and filmmakers will be flocking to Austin for the annual conference. The conference is a big deal and even bigger as 2014 marks …

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How Far Are We From Holographic Displays?

In Technology News by Ryan Desmind

Remember how we used to watch movies on a hand operated projector? We’ve sure come a long way from back then to the age of high definition LCD screens and these too shall soon be passé. With the invention of cutting edge holographic displays, the possibilities of visually driven machines will experience a complete makeover. How I Met Your Mother …

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Top 10 Mobile & Tech Blogs To Read

In Technology News by Natalie Cheng

With constant changes in mobile and new technology developments all the time, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to try and keep up. Fortunately, we have many blogs and websites that cover mobile and new technology to help you out. Here is a list of the Top 10 Mobile and Technology Blogs To Read (in no particular order): TechCrunch (http://techcrunch.com/mobile/): TechCrunch …

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Why Should I Care About the Wearable Technology Market?

In Technology News, Wearable Technology by Natalie Cheng

Based on Senior Developer Matthew Morey’s talk on Wearable Devices at TechStreet Follow him on Twitter @xzolian It seems like everyone is talking about wearable technology. Startups and other companies are competing for a prime spot in this market with many aiming for a spot on your wrist. Wearable technology may seem like a new thing, but it has actually …

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WWDC 2013 Predictions | an iOS Developer’s POV

In iOS, Technology News by Matt Morey

While we are prepping for Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, I wanted to make a few predictions and also notes on the upcoming conference. No New iOS hardware [twocol_one] As WWDC is a developers conference first and foremost there will be no new iOS hardware. Even though the iPhone 3G, 3GS, and 4 were released at previous WWDCs, the iPhone and …

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The Olympics Have Gone Mobile

In Technology News by Jacob Voncannon

When sports teams are pitted head-to-head, loyal fans love talking about and rooting on their favorite team on social media networks through their mobile devices. During the UEFA Euro 2012 Final, 15,358 users sent tweets each second to declare their jubilance or despair in Spain’s victory. Imagine now if you were to throw in the world’s population, all watching the same …

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