The future of wearables, the next big frontier, will be the move from existing outside our bodies to residing inside us. Continue reading… “Implantable wearables that are soon to be in your body”
Apple is taking on its “most ambitious project ever” and its not a phone, some new wearable gadget, or a even a TV. Instead, Apple is going to cover 1,300 acres of California countryside in electricity-generating solar panels. Continue reading… “Apple’s $850M solar farm”
Interest in Apple’s new Swift programming language is rapidly accelerating, with iOS and OS X developers from American Airlines, Getty Images, LinkedIn and Duolingo reporting favorable impressions.
According to Re/code’s Peter Kafka, Apple is talking to TV programmers about offering their content directly over the web through Apple TV. Continue reading… “Apple wants to change TV”
According to a photo that has gone viral on social media in China, there are app manipulation farms, a place where devs can pay for their apps’ download numbers to be artificially inflated. Continue reading… “How Chinese workers manipulate App Store rankings”
Foxconn, one of the largest private employers in the world with 1.3 million workers, makes many of the smartphones and tablets used today, including Apple iPhones and iPads, and some android smartphones. The CEO of Foxconn has indicated that he wants to reduce the workforce by using robots. Continue reading… “Foxconn wants to use robots to lower cost of smartphones”
Hollywood has long been the cash cow of entertainment in the U.S., but now Apple is schooling the entertainment industry on how to bring in the cash with the App Store.
Taking six of the top ten spots for number of units sold, and accounting for almost 40 percent of all smartphone sales in 2014, Chinese companies can now make a strong claim to being the center of the mobile revolution. Continue reading… “40 percent of all smartphones sold by Chinese companies”
Apple released it’s new Health app in late 2014, and many iphone users are still unsure of how the new platform works. Continue reading… “How iPhone health gadgets could change healthcare”
Apple’s new programming language, Swift, that was unexpectedly introduced at WWDC 2014, hasn’t taken long for it become popular among the developer community.
Apple’s splash into home automation with addition of HomeKit to iOS 8 is expected to have a huge impact on sales of smart home devices in 2015 according to a Park Associates report that found 37% of U.S. Households plan to purchase one or more devices next year.
Hearables are making strides in wearable tech.
CES predicts the wearables fitness market will eclipse $1 billion this year. Independent research also suggests that 55 percent of Americans plan to use a wearable device in the coming year. However, most of the attention to-date has been on the wrist, with a barrage of new devices from wrist-worn trackers to sensorized smart “cuffs.” Meanwhile, a new category of wearables – “hearables” – is makings strides, leveraging a mainstream consumer accessory: the ear bud.