Technologies
How multiple screens are used to maximize utility

How multiple screens are used to maximize utility

As we try to manage our “always online” lives we keep jumping from one screen to another. Numerous research shows that 90% of the people use multiple screens – Personal Computers, Tablets, Mobile, Television, Wearables – while fulfilling their needs. These five screens are used alone or in combination depending on the activity. People use...
After Steve Jobs, who will change how we interact with devices?

After Steve Jobs, who will change how we interact with devices?

It was Steve Jobs who married technology with usability and created the first two breakthroughs in how we interacted with devices. Now that Steve Jobs isn’t around, I wonder if there will ever be a third paradigm shift. He knew the art of packaging technology and usability together and more than once succeeded in creating...
How you watch Television is going to change

How you watch Television is going to change

Televisions as we know are going to change – they are going to become an idiot box. Finally. In recent times, I have stopped watching regular TV programs and instead use my television only for watching youtube.com (thanks to my Smart TV). This made me wonder – what if content consumption on television was also...
Cloud Storage – the possible winners & losers

Cloud Storage – the possible winners & losers

In the last ten days, Amazon has launched Amazon Glacier, an extension to its Cloud offering which offers 1 gigabyte of data storage for a month for as less as one rupee. And Microsoft has launched its SkyDrive for Android, a mobile platform it is competing against everywhere. Why all the action in and around...

Android – Selected by omission

Today we are all looking at Android as the next big thing on mobile not because of its merits, but because all the other platforms barring iPhone aren't geared up for the future. And iPhone is way too costly to be the underdog!

Augmented Reality Explained

Consider Augmented Reality to be that technology that allows you to view the real world through a device (mobile for instance) and add layers of information/action only digitally available. In effect, augmenting or improving the real-life experience. For some its also an extension of intensions & increased chances of discovery. Here is an example of...