Phone companies like Apple and Samsung have been in a dog fight to create the ultimate phone, yet most people think they both work alike and look the same. The philosophy that bigger is better seems to be the new guiding design principle but remember, “good design is how it works.” Comic by re-form
In a win for the U.S. public, the House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday allowing consumers to remove the digital locks on their cellphones and legally switch between mobile carriers. Until now, consumers risked fines of up to $500,000 and five years in jail for “jailbreaking,” unlocking phones without a phone company’s consent.… Continue reading Jailbreak: Congress Passes Bill to Legalize Unlocking Cellphones
Apple and IBM have embarked on an exclusive landmark deal that is set to change the mobile enterprise landscape. IBM will be launching a suite of enterprise-specific apps built directly for Apple’s iOS including security, analytics and other management programs. IBM will also be pushing iPhones and iPads onto its corporate clientele while Apple does… Continue reading The Apple and IBM Marriage [COMIC]
Something new happens around the world each minute of every day. But what about in the digital world? “Big data”, which describes all the digital activity that takes place, has allowed analysts to collect data and measure things it could not before. Domo, a company that brings together businesses and their data, released an infographic… Continue reading What Happens on the Web Every Minute of Every Day? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Ever wonder which companies employees want to work for most? Now you can find out thanks to a LinkedIn study on which companies are in the most demand across North America. By analyzing more than 10 billion data points between members and companies and comparing that information with thousands of member surveys, LinkedIn could determine… Continue reading The 50 Most Sought After North American Corporate Employers of 2014 From LinkedIn
Phones are now smart enough to serve as both high-end communication and recording devices. This makes it easier than ever to capture awesome photographs no matter where you are. The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards is an annual celebration of some of the finest photographs taken around the world via iPhones. This year, 54 photographers participated… Continue reading The Winners of the 2014 iPhone Photography Awards are Announced
If the dawn of the internet has shown us anything, it’s that no one wants to pay for music. Despite the fact that 28 million people around the world paid for a music streaming subscription in 2013, free ad-supported listening through services like Spotify, Pandora and YouTube (not to mention the good old AM/FM radio)… Continue reading Are Hard Bundled Songs the Next Big Thing in Music?
Every year the Electronic Frontier Foundation releases a report on which tech companies are being nice with your data protection and which are being naughty. The thing about the Internet these days is that we are entrusting our very sensitive and private information to tech companies. Especially with the rising issue of mass surveillance, it’s… Continue reading Which Tech Companies Are Protecting You and Your Data From the Government?