Tag Archives: Tablets
As Japan’s geriatric population continues growing/living longer, Japan Post’s upcoming Pilot Program to provide 1,000 senior citizens with tablets loading with apps to assist them has the potential to be an excellent prototype for the rest of the OECD.
The faulty third-party application that caused American Airlines to cancel a number of flights demonstrates once again the increasing and on-going challenges of hardware/software reliance…
Although TV watching is declining, kids age 5 to 16 are spending an average of 6 and a half hours per day in front of a screen (i.e., Gaming, Smartphone, Tablet, etc.) which should come as no surprise is a … Continue reading
Rolling Stone magazine’s ‘Cover Wall’ partnership with Google Play is an excellent medium to open up the organization’s coffers to a decentralized, digital base versus sticking to their printed (legacy) orientation.
Given the current maturation within the Smartphone / Tablet-space, is yet another OS (by Samsung) actually needed (let alone welcome?)
Given that innovation is arguably not the firm’s strongest suit (look no further than Apple’s lawsuit regarding copyright infringements) it will be interesting to see how their Tizen OS differentiates itself from the current industry titans’ offerings.
Samsung’s Z1 Smartphone powered by their homegrown OS is the firm’s earnest attempt to decouple itself from being dependent on Google’s Android OS. Outside of South Korea where a strong degree of nationalism denotes allegiance the the nation’s domestically-spawned ‘Chaebols’, … Continue reading
Yes, Apple’s former-invincibility regarding being immune to malware / viruses, etc. is clearly under threat as evidenced in the PRC where Chinese users have been hit with the aforementioned. (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/TJnzzb
After 2 years and $2 billion in losses (a fairly standard move by Redmond) Microsoft’s Surface has finally turned a profit. The question now is: is this a sustainable trend and/or a pre-Christmas holiday blip? (Source) Computer World: http://goo.gl/lhSv5o