Gadgets

Judy Chan of Urban Airship: 82 Percent of Millennials More Likely to Use a Loyalty Card on Their Mobile Device

Urban Airship, a mobile SaaS company, recently surveyed 2,000 consumers on how their attitudes and usage of mobile wallet technology, like Apple Wallet and Google Wallet have changed.  The findings point to a rapid shift in mobile consumer behavior, including: More than half of those surveyed (54 percent) had already used a mobile wallet pass in one form or another. ... Read More »

Uh Oh, Apple iOS 9 May Be a Mobile Ad Killer

At its early-June Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed, among other things, that the newest version of its iOS 9 operating systems will roll out this fall, free of charge. What Apple didn’t discuss, however, is the fact that its new iOS 9 mobile operating system, used in the company’s popular iPhone, may ultimately prove to be quite costly to small ... Read More »

How Apple Changed the World of Smartphones

Brand loyalty is never more important to consumers than when buying a car, choosing between Coke and Pepsi, or upgrading a smartphone. Whether you are a hyper-loyal iPhone user or you prefer an Android or other device, there is one admission that we all, as smartphone users, must make. Apple’s original iOS, and the interface and environment that it existed ... Read More »

Apple Products, Phablets Top List of Most Popular Mobile Devices This Holiday Season

Post-holiday season, you’re most likely to find traffic to your site or eCommerce store coming from Apple devices or phablets– if any brand. That’s because both Apple devices and, more generally, phablets were among the top gifted mobile devices this holiday season. Best Selling Mobile Tech During the 2016 Holidays Apple Devices and Phablets Were the Flavors of the Holiday ... Read More »

Lenovo: Neue Moto-Smartphones auf dem MWC 2017

Lenovo lädt zur großen Motorola-Präsentation auf dem MWC 2017. Vom 27. Februar bis zum 2. März steigt in Barcelona der große Mobile World Congress 2017. Im Rahmen der Veranstaltung präsentieren zahllose Hersteller neue Produkte aus dem Mobile-Bereich. Einer von ihnen ist Lenovo. Das Unternehmen verschickt aktuell Einladungen für eine Pressekonferenz. Die findet demnach einen Tag vor Eröffnung der Messe am ... Read More »

Lenovo anunciará un nuevo Motorola en el Mobile World Congress

David Hernández 14 Enero 2017, 15:19 @mrdavidhs lenovo, motorola Queda poco para que la mayor feria de electrónica y de teléfonos móviles del mundo, el Mobile World Congress, comience en Barcelona a finales de febrero, y donde los mayores fabricantes presentarán sus propuestas anuales en términos de telefonía móvil. Si bien se esperan anuncios importantes de empresas como Sony, LG ... Read More »

City to collect $2.5 million settlement over failed computer aided dispatch system

File photo INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The City of Indianapolis will collect $2.5 million from a contractor that failed to provide a workable Computer Aided Dispatch system for public safety that wildly out promised the capabilities of an untried technology. The agreement with Colossus Incorporated, which took over InterAct Public Safety Systems and N. Harris Computer Corporation, admits no liability for ... Read More »

This Photo Shows How Computer Chips Were Made in 1975

Re-Exposure is an occasional Motherboard feature where we look back on delightful old tech photos from wire service archives. ADVERTISEMENT “It looks like a three-dimensional skyline. You can get totally lost in it.” Last year, photographer Christoph Morlinghaus gained notice in Wired for a project of his that involved taking very high-resolution shots of microprocessors throughout computing history. Some of ... Read More »

Lenovo Thought It Knew How to Fix Tarnished Brands—Then It Bought Motorola

Lenovo Chief Executive Officer Yang Yuanqing, shown in his office in Beijing, has vowed to restore the Motorola brand. PHOTO: STEFEN CHOW FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL By KATHY CHU and JURO OSAWA Updated Jan. 16, 2017 12:12 p.m. ET 71 COMMENTS When China’s Lenovo Group Ltd. took over fading mobile-phone pioneer Motorola Mobility in October 2014, Chief Executive Yang ... Read More »

Smartphones Have an Unexpected New Rival

Last week, an Indian government official announced that iPhones will start rolling off an assembly line in Bangalore by the end of April, targeted at local customers. It’s a big moment for Apple Inc., which is counting on India’s emerging middle class to make up for slowing sales in other markets. But don’t bet on the iPhone conquering India, or any other ... Read More »