Tag Archives: Trends

Is Social TV the next big megatrend


MIT Technology Review named Social TV as one of the 10 most important emerging technologies that will change the world. It supports communication and social interaction in the context of either watching TV or related to TV content, harnessing relationships we already … Continue reading

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Google Search should fear Facebook Social Web


For over a decade, Google has became synonymous with Search. Webmasters swore by Google page rankings because most of their traffic comes from Google. However, there has been a paradigm shift after Facebook introduced their Open Graph in April 2010 which attempts to … Continue reading

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The delicate art of balancing commercial imperative and user experience


I chanced upon this great presentation by Priya Prakash, Creative Director for Consumer Experience at Nokia. She talks about one of the toughest topics facing designers: how to strike a balance between the commercial imperative of revenue generation techniques and … Continue reading

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Carnival of the Mobilists #187


This week’s Carnival of the Mobilists is up at Mobilestance with some excellent entries on mobile and wireless as always. This week’s carnival also features my post Netbooks lead the way on how we’ll be using our mobile phones in the … Continue reading

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Netbooks lead the way on how we’ll be using our mobile phones in the near future


Netbooks are set to revolutionize the mega-trend “Cloud computing” sweeping the technology landscape. Based on some findings released by ThinkFree based on a survey they conducted, Netbooks are mainly being used for for business, entertainment and communication. Another survey noted … Continue reading

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Emerging Trends in the Mobile Web


In 2001, the phone could connect to the web via WAP. Limited content, reach, connectivity and speed issues marred the WAPscape. By 2008, Mobile Web use is growing faster than ever, as noted in this post by ReadWriteWeb, Wireless devices … Continue reading

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