Whatsapp is taking ubiquity to a whole new level by creating a product which works cross platforms and yet offers far more possibilities than the traditional SMS. Nokia with its Asha 210 series went the Blackberry route and began offering the phone with a dedicated whatsapp button.
Technology industry is one of the most unpredictable industries. Some companies become billionaire overnight and some established ones, come to verge of closing. Some products become instant hit with consumers and some seasoned products lose their shine instantly. So here are our 5 tech predictions for this unpredictable market for the year 2012.
At the recent MoMA’s Talk to Me exhibition, visitors had an option of scanning additional information about everything that was exhibited, using QR codes. One of the most interesting QR code assigned was with Filmmaker Svanes Kolding’s film The Things We Keep. It is a crossword puzzle built inside a QR code.
Remember the first ad of Apple iPhone 4S that featured Siri? Ever since Apple started advertising their products in 1970s, they have hardly failed to enchant their audience. Feel free to correct me here, if you may. And they do it again! This Christmas, Santa gets a new assistant – Apple iPhone’s Siri.
TapSense is an enhancement to touch interaction that allows conventional screens to identify how the finger is being used for an input. The fascinating bit however, is the process by which this is achieved – by segmenting and classifying sounds resulting from a finger’s impact.