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Technology integrations are transforming live events

A couple of decades ago, “technology” was not something that integrated seamlessly into our daily activities or something that was ubiquitous in both our professional and personal lives. Today, it seems that the word “technology” can be attached to practically anything. Major innovations, new devices, and rapid advancements have made technology practically omnipresent in ways […]

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Google IO

Google I/O roundup – Keynote tidbits

Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference is still going on but all of the big announcements have already taken place. The company had quite a few revelations to make, including some surprises. Here are what we consider some of the most important bits from the conference. AI takes centre stage If the Google I/O conference […]

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Google Fuchsia

Google’s Fuchsia OS looks like a redesigned Android

Google’s Android has dominated the mobile market for quite a few years. Its smartphones, ranging from budget devices to expensive flagships, can be found pretty much everywhere. However, the company has been quietly developing a new in-house OS dubbed Fuchsia. Fuchsia OS first made an appearance back in August. Back then, it was nothing more […]

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Virtual socializing

A revolution in virtual socializing may be arrriving

The older generation often likes reminisce about an age where socializing and technology were only indirectly intertwined. The cliché of people, particularly of a younger age, glued to their screens while the sun outside is shining is well played-out, after all. However, one could argue that socializing is simply evolving with the times. Instead of […]

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An 'artifical smartphone' that has no technical capabilities and is little more than a piece of black plastic in the shape of an iPhone is being trialled in a bid to reduce phone addiction. The artificial phone follows research revealing that one in 20 Britons see their smartphone 'as an extra limb' while 35% say they experience 'phantom vibration syndrome'. 

The artifical phones are being trailled as part of MORE TH>N’s Give Your Mobile The Boot campaign, which is encouraging drivers to put their mobiles in the boot of the car before their journey so they are not tempted to use them while driving.

MORE TH>N is seeking volunteers to use the artificial phones in place of their actual smarthpones for a week and to feed back their experiences.

Phoney Phone

MORE TH>N has launched a new ‘artificial smartphone’ to help people ease their smartphone addiction The ‘mobile phone surrogate’ that has been designed to replicate the exact weight and dimensions of a standard iPhone – the only difference is that it comes without ANY of the technical capabilities. No phone, no camera, no Internet – in […]

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Join us at the Mobile Innovation Summit

Join us at the Mobile Innovation Summit taking place in London on 27 & 28 April as 100+ senior mobile experts come together in an intimate environment of learning and collaboration. Connect with the likes of Virgin Active, American Express, BBC, Compare the Market & more over two days of interactive presentations and dedicated networking opportunities. Tap into […]

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Scam calls

T-Mobile joins AT&T in fight against scam calls

In the digital age, security threats can come in more forms than one might imagine. Most people barely protect themselves against such threats. The subsection of people who do actively try to improve their cyber security is extremely small. However, security threats are not always technologically advanced. In fact, simple scams represent the most common […]

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For Me app

New Childline app is the first to counsel young people via their smartphone

The NSPCC’s Childline has launched an app that is the first to provide counselling to young people in need of help directly through their smartphone in the UK and Channel Islands. ‘For Me’ was invented by four teenagers who wanted to make technology benefit the community and realised there was an urgent need for young people to […]

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Google's ad platform

Google responds to ad controversy by offering more control

Several high-profile companies, as well as the UK government, recently pulled their business from Google’s advertising network. The move was in response to their ads appearing alongside extremist content, including videos of anti-Semitism, white nationalism, and others that promote terrorism. Top advertising agencies, such as Havas, have also suspended their relationships with Google following those […]

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