The Justice Department is collecting data from thousands of cellphones through high-tech gear deployed on airplanes that mimics communications towers.
In just under a decade, mobile devices have morphed from a handy tool that allows people to make phone calls on the go into a users’ primary communication channel and ubiquitous online connection to friends, family, business and entertainment. The rapidly changing role mobile devices play in our lives is evident from a mobile device […]
It starts as SideProjects, a revolutionary new way to detect human movements across different platforms and devices. Based solely on the motion sensor devices in the phones themselves. It’s motion detection for everyone – and check out the twerk meter to see how it works. For starters. Founders Ken Kruger (‘12SEAS) and Houtan Fanisalek (‘12SEAS) […]
How some modern technologies — from airport screening to cellphones — may help in the fight to contain the Ebola virus.
As a parent, it’s our joy to love our kids. But it’s our job to prepare them for the world they will soon inherit. Today, that means raising a tech-savvy, socially-balanced individual equipped with a black belt in multitasking. Simple, right? Our kids have lived a “connected” life virtually since birth (baby’s first Facebook status, anyone?), but a growing tide of us are yanking the tech blanket away and untethering kids from their devices.
No longer is the physical channel a distinct entity from digital – smartphones and in-store technology such as interactive signage, beacons, wearable tech and other sensor-based technologies are bringing Web content to the retail experience. According to Deloitte, digital tech influences 36% of in-store retail sales, expected to hit 50% by the end of this […]
By now, we all know what a terrible idea it is to text (or sext), sexy pictures of ourselves to other people. A hacker could break into you or your spouse’s phone. Or, a spurned lover could one day turn your bedroom photos into publicly posted revenge porn. Here’s the thing, though: Even though we […]
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Brush your teeth? Take a shower? Almost All Smartphone Owners Do the Same Thing When They Wake Up According to mobile testing firm SOASTA, it’s none of these. A new 10-city survey of the mobile phone habits of smartphone owners has […]
Mobile devices have changed the way consumers interact with companies. Consumers are now accessing websites on the go, liking an organization’s Facebook page and clicking on ads that interest them in certain applications. With consumers adopting mobile technology at a rapid pace, companies are eager to capitalize on this mobile explosion. In fact, based […]