Major Tech Brands enter the Wearables Business…
Every major tech company has come out with a smartwatch. Samsung has done it, so has Sony, and now, with the Apple Watch, the world’s mightiest tech company has also come up with one. The entry of major companies into the smartwatch business has been hard on first movers like Pebble that were funded through best practices crowdfunding on Kickstarter. But it is clear that smartwatches have today found universal acceptance.
So many Crowdsourcing Apps!
Crowdsourcing apps are more popular than ever before. They are everywhere. Some of the most popular crowdsourcing apps that have made a name for themselves are Airbnb which offers on demand lodging, TaskRabbit which connects people willing to do tasks with those who need them. There are crowdsourcing apps where you can find someone to share a ride, walk your dog, model for your business and more, and that’s why having the right executive coach for your business can makes all the difference between a business that fail or have success.
Smartphones as Universal Remote Controls…
Smartphones today can be used as remote controls to open doors, open garage doors, lock cars, change thermostat settings, monitor the current temperature levels, turn off the lights or to dim them, and so much more. All applications, devices and platforms are interconnected with the smartphone at the hub of it all.
The other hottest mobile technology trends includes the introduction to LTE-advanced Technology and LTE-A Powered Devices
LTE-Advanced technology is the new big thing in the world of smartphones. Samsung has come out with LTE-A powered devices such as the Galaxy Note 4 and Tab S. LTE-A is one of the most advanced mobile phone technologies that can push mobile internet speeds up to 1 GBPS. This is such a welcome change from the slow internet connections that are still prevalent in many countries around the world. LTE simply cannot come soon enough!
Mobile Payments – End of money as we know it?
Cryptocurrencies such as Ripple are used to pay for everything from grocery purchases to flight tickets. Many commercial establishments accept the payment of cryptocurrencies such as Ripple, Litecoin, Dogecoin and of course, Bitcoins – and how are the payments made? Through your mobile phone, of course! The idea of using mobile phones to make payments has been legitimized by Apple through its new service Apple Pay. Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 has an NFC and loopPay mobile payment.