Mobile General

Several new phones to launch in 2016

Date: 29 Dec 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

If you decided to pass up on buying a new phone in 2015, you might have done yourself a favor. While there were some good releases over the last 12 months, 2016 is shaping up to be a banner year, with several new launches planned by all the major players. So, what can you expect to find over the course of the next year? Here is the lowdown on a few of the new phones scheduled to be released in 20

Is Apple’s new iOS 9 right for you?

Date: 04 Nov 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

While more and more iPhone users are installing the new iOS 9, there are still thousands of us holding out on the upgrade as we wait to hear more about it. So if you’re curious to know what kind of new features you’re missing out on, and if there are any downsides to the new OS, you are in luck. Here’s the lowdown on four of the most popular new features, and some reasons as to whether or no

What is behavioral biometrics?

Date: 15 Sep 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Static biometrics like fingerprint sensors should make life a lot easier; no longer do we have to type in security passwords on our mobile phones, or risk having passwords breached. Still, this technology is only available on high-end smartphones, and is not ubiquitous. But thanks to behavioral biometrics, the future of mobile phone security could soon very well change for good. To that end, here

Natural language tech: the essentials

Date: 06 Aug 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Almost behind us are the days when you had to adapt your language to suit the limited capabilities of your computer - like searching online for “current time Dubai” and not simply “what time is it now in Dubai?” But developments in this area haven’t come to a stop yet; if anything, the pace is picking up. The use of Natural Language Processing (NLP), just one element of artificial intell

There’s no stopping mobile video on Twitter

Date: 15 May 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

First we told you it was no longer enough to simply have a web site. Now it’s not even enough that you’re on social media. Mobile is huge - it’s all everyone is talking about - and to truly be effective in your marketing efforts, your focus now needs to be on ensuring that all aspects of your communications are mobile-friendly. That means everything from your web site to your social media pr

The phone your eyes can control

Date: 10 Apr 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

The pre-touchscreen days of cell phones are thankfully long behind us, and we can consign to history all that thumping down on physical buttons just to make a call. With the advent of the smartphone, we’re now all well accustomed to gliding our fingers across the screen to activate our devices’ countless functions. Samsung, though, wants to go a step further - the manufacturer has recently pa

Google has a new mobile payment platform

Date: 11 Mar 2015 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

As the latest technology permeates the business world to an ever greater extent, consumers are increasingly turning to mobile payment platforms for the ease and convenience they offer in settling up without fumbling around for coins, notes and cards. And businesses that adopt these new technologies are the ones that are cleaning up with increased client conversion and retention, sales, and profit.

Selling your phone? Read this first!

Date: 11 Sep 2014 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Smartphones and tablets have become one of the most essential devices for businesses and individuals alike. It's difficult to imagine life without one really, but there will come a time when we all need to replace a device. If you are considering this then you may entertain the idea of selling your old device too. However, before you do, you should ensure that you deauthenticate your apps first.

Managing mobile contacts

Date: 20 Dec 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

The smartphone is an all-singing-all-dancing device and yet in an era of multi-media, there's nothing that cuts to business like a phone call. If you have a phone, you likely have a large number of contacts, but have you ever tried to manage these contacts from your device? If you have then you'll know that it's not that easy. One option is to actually edit or manage your contacts directly from yo

The smartphone buying guide

Date: 11 Dec 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

December is the holiday season for many, and that usually means that people are out finding gifts for their friends, family and colleagues. One of the more popular gifts is bound to be the smartphone. When looking for a smartphone though, it can be tough to find one that is a perfectly suited to the person you are wanting to give it to. Before investing in a smartphone as a gift this holiday seaso