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January 2014

31
Jan
2014

Google exits the smartphone race

POSTED BY Windsor Holden
30
Jan
2014

Can Dr Dre Change the Rhythm of the Crowded Mobile Music Market?

POSTED BY Analyst Team
January 2014 saw Beats Electronic – the company behind hipster headphones founded by Dr Dre – enter into the mobile music market, with the launch of Beats Music for Android, iOS and Windows Phone and desktop in the US.
21
Jan
2014

Is Google an mHealth Visionary?

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Google’s latest announcement - that the company is developing smart contact lenses to measure blood glucose for diabetes (through tears) - illustrates two things: First, miniaturisation and ingenuity will make solutions possible which are hardly even imagined today (had you thought of that?), and second (if we didn’t already know it) that Google’s next frontier is wearable computing.
17
Jan
2014

Retail via Tablets Rise as Smartphones Showroom Furbies

POSTED BY Windsor Holden
As my colleague Sian Rowlands observed in her most recent blog, UK viewing on tablets overtook that on PCs and laptops on Boxing Day, possibly because a population encumbered by excess turkey were unable to walk the five yards or so to the desktop computer, possibly because the desktop is rarely accompanied by a sofa on which you can sprawl while browsing.
14
Jan
2014

BBC iPlayer sets Tablet Viewing Record

POSTED BY Analyst Team
Christmas 2013 saw a significant number of people give and receive tablets as gifts, whether they were low cost devices, such as Tesco’s Hudl and Aldi’s Medion Lifetab, or the top-of-the-range iPad Air.
09
Jan
2014

Wearable Tech is ‘KING’ at the CES 2014

POSTED BY Nitin Bhas
At the International CES this year, so far we have seen Transformers director Michael Bay walk off stage after a teleprompter failure, bendable TVs, Connected Fridge and Washing Machine, 3D Food Printers, Smart Tennis Racquets and most importantly a million (not literally, but yes I lost count!) wearable device launches and announcements.
08
Jan
2014

WebRTC…. Voice Communication’s Next (Web) Frontier?

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I finished my last blog of 2013 with an invitation to check out my next blog on WebRTC, a potential game-changer in voice communication, particularly on the web.