Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

Can anyone make security cool?

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Posted on 28th May 2014 by in Corporate

I made my first Internet purchase in 1993, a T-shirt for the nascent music-sharing site IUMA (Internet Underground Music Archive). The founders of IUMA, all from the University of California, Santa Cruz, had thought a lot about their venture, and understood many things about the Internet, the law and risk. First of all, IUMA didn’t […]

Secured communication is driving the future for connected cars

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Posted on 23rd May 2014 by in M2m

From four-wheeled mobile offices to driverless cars and even windshields with integrated Google Glass, the possibilities to enhance transportation and improve our way of life are endless. As with most things Apple get involved in, the future of connected cars has become a hot topic over the past few months. Since the launch of Apple’s […]

Questions from Rafe Blandford, All About Windows Phone

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Posted on 27th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

In the latest of our responses to prominent mobile bloggers and influencers, I’ve taken a look at a question from All About Windows Phone’s Rafe Blandford. Rafe asked: Mobile beacons (Bluetooth based) look set to get a lot of interest in the retail environment in 2014? What sort or innovations do you expect to see […]

The history of the mobile phone: very large, to small, and now getting bigger?

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Posted on 19th Feb 2014 by in M2m

Is it just me, or are cell phones (after decades of shrinking) getting bigger and bigger? The first mobiles (models from the ‘Improved Mobile Telephone Service’ of the 1960s) were laughably large by today’s standards, and probably didn’t even warrant the description of ‘mobile’. Fortunately, the innovative and brilliant Martin Cooper, working for Motorola at […]

30 years on from the MAC, Apple continues to innovate

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Posted on 29th Jan 2014 by in Corporate

The 30th anniversary of the Apple Mac has provided us with a snapshot of how far technology has come since 1984. While computers (such as the first Macintosh) have become faster, smaller, more powerful and more aesthetically pleasing, it’s important we reflect on where the first ground breaking models began and how they’ve evolved. The […]

SIM wars – what does the future form factor hold?

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Posted on 19th Nov 2013 by in Telecom

Everybody knows there is an ongoing battle of the devices. While various incarnations of the smartphone have existed for years, it can be argued that once Apple launched the first iPhone, it ignited the current market we see, with other handset manufacturers beginning to compete and develop their own versions. Now, fan groups abound for […]

GITEX 2013 – From tweets to iPad minis

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Posted on 25th Oct 2013 by in M2m

After a week of innovative technology demonstrations, packed conferences and inspiring speeches, GITEX 2013 is today drawing to a close. In addition to the end of the exhibition, this day also marks the close of our GITEX iPad Mini competition. Throughout the week, we’ve been on the look-out for the most insightful tweets about our […]

Apple’s iOS7 security features

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Posted on 6th Sep 2013 by in Enterprise

Recent news surrounding Apple’s iOS7 has been focused on the ‘Frequent Locations’ feature of the system which enables Wi-Fi location tracking. The media buzz surrounding the feature is unsurprising given the furore around privacy in recent weeks and months. However, this tracking feature is hardly hidden by Apple. As The Register’s Bill Ray has correctly […]

Wallet Wars – Coming to a Mobile Near You Soon

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Posted on 20th May 2013 by in Telecom

I was recently at the Wallet Wars conference in New York hearing about the opportunities and challenges that the mobile wallet space offers. And what a spectacle it was! In such a fast-moving and evolving industry, it can be hard to keep up with the latest players: Square, Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft are all […]

NFC – Not For Commerce?

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Posted on 14th May 2013 by in Telecom

eBay Chief Executive John Donahoe recently claimed that NFC stands for “Not for Commerce”, when discussing Near Field Communication being used to turn cell phones into mobile wallets. At Mobile World Congress, Russell Buckley said something along the same lines. Apple has not yet backed the technology as many were expecting, but many of the […]