Ideas & Insights
February 12, 2020 12:33
Seattle made history as the first city in the US with smartphone voting. All the while avoiding the embarrassment of the recent Iowa Caucuses malfunctioning app. The technology company behind the Iowa Caucuses that used a mobile app to transmit vote tallies, confessed that a coding error derailed the functionality of the system. The end results: The votes had to be manually counted and tabulated, thereby delaying the process by more than 24 hours.   Everything from the name of the company that developed the app to the way it was implemented has been scrutinized. Journalists initially had a hard time locating the offices of Shadow, the tech firm responsible for the app, and many professionals working in the sector of digital voting systems had never heard of it. Eventually, those who reviewed the app and the system criticized the secrecy and lack of transparency that Shadow practiced during the...
February 03, 2020 6:07
Just think, the iPhone was released more than eleven years ago, and already, the Blackberry was seeming like Yesterday's news. That is because we are now in the Smartphone age. The phone you have right now could be considered part of the past. Did you know, though, that there are ways from keeping your iPhone from becoming a dinosaur? Here are a few hidden tricks that I am willing to bet some of you did not know it could do. Face ID Now, this trick is only going to work if you have the Face ID option on your phone. You probably already know that you can unlock the device just by looking at it. It comes in handy, doesn't it? What happens when the device does not recognize your face? The main reason is that your face and appearance has been altered. Do you have the iOS 12? You...
January 17, 2020 5:39
Brands rely on celebrities when it’s time to promote a product or spread a message. We tend to pay attention to the celebrities we love the most, and those who charm the socks off us with their pleasing personalities. There is no question that brands use many celebrities to get our attention, but some names tend to make the roundup more often than others. If it feels like you keep on seeing Chrissy Teigen and John Legend everywhere, you aren’t mistaken. As it turns out, they’ve made the list of most over used celebrities of the decade. Here’s the rest. . . All of Me... Seen in an Advertisement (or Two) Near You John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are undoubtedly a power couple who melts all of our hearts. The supermodel’s sincerity and beauty shine through just as Legend proves he devotes ‘All of Me’ to his lovely wife. And...
January 02, 2020 8:47
With a projected $693 billion revenue for mobile apps in 2020, the app market continues to grow. With a growing market, many people like to look into potential trends for the upcoming year. Technology continues to advance and to move towards stronger and better tools for everyday life. This includes computers, television and phones. With the advancement of phones, many businesses seek to create new apps for smart phones. After all, most people have a phone, so businesses can gain a profit from reaching out to people through apps. Mobile apps continue to grow and improve. In this article, we will go over some of the most noteworthy mobile app trends that will happen in 2020. Blockchain Cyber security always stands out as something that people want to maintain. This makes sense when you consider how much sensitive information people have on their phones. Luckily, Blockchain looks to establish cryptocurrencies...