What you need to know about Apple’s new iOS 9

What you need to know about Apple’s new iOS 9

For nearly two months now, Apple’s iOS 9 has been available for upgrade. But if you have yet to make the switch, you may still be curious about its new features and whether or not they make it worth installing. If this is you, here’s what you need to know about iOS 9 and four of its most popular new features.

Behavioral biometrics 101

Behavioral biometrics 101

It’s not long since static biometrics, like fingerprint sensors, first became available on mobile phones, allowing us, in theory, to do away with PIN numbers and security passwords. Still, static biometrics are only available on high-end smartphones and use proprietary technology that limits their use.

What to know about natural language tech

What to know about natural language tech

Siri, Google Now and Cortana are just three examples of the growth in the use of artificial intelligence that has come about in recent years. They are powered by one element of artificial intelligence, known as Natural Language Processing (NLP). NLP involves a computer turning verbatim human language into useful analysis, and its role in the various devices we now use is increasing all the time.

Twitter videos keep growing on mobile

Twitter videos keep growing on mobile

Even if you think your company is on top of its social media marketing efforts, chances are there is yet more that you could be doing. In particular, the mobile arena continues to grow and develop seemingly without slowing down – and if you’re not harnessing the potential that this segment represents, it’s about time you started to.

First touch screen, now visual control

First touch screen, now visual control

Remember when sending a text meant punching hard on physical buttons on your old Nokia model? That was before the days of touchscreen smartphones, to whose smooth, gliding responsiveness to our fingers we have since become accustomed. But the technology revolution doesn’t stop there.

Say hello to Android Pay from Google

Say hello to Android Pay from Google

There’s big business in mobile payment platforms, and they are here to stay. Consumers are increasingly attracted to the ease and convenience of Apple Pay and Google Wallet, and adopting these platforms means turning more prospects into clients – and then keeping them hooked for the long haul.

Read this before selling your phone!

MobileGeneral_Sep08_BOur mobile devices are quickly becoming so highly integrated into our lives that it can be difficult to imagine life without them. But, there will come a time when you decide to upgrade to a new device. When this does happen, you may consider selling your old device.