Time for the year in review? By the way: doesn´t matter which social network e.g. Facebook, Google, Tumblr, Vizify and all others. They are presenting your personal timeline these days. So enjoy the last couple of hours of 2013 and I wish you a happy new year. Friends in Australia – make the start. (c) Google
Would the delivery drones bring next year XMAS-gifts from Amazon right in time under the christmas tree? Maybe not next year – but not that far away. Look at this! „WE LIKE TO PIONEER, WE LIKE TO EXPLORE. WE LIKE TO GO DOWN DARK ALLEYS AND FIND OUT WHAT’S ON THE OTHER SIDE.“ (c) Amazon
Google’s „20% time policy“ which allows employees to take one day a week to work on side projects, effectively no longer exists? The principle has outlived its startup purpose; it may be time to grow up? Well as the 20%-policy wasn´t invented at Google, but at 3M (as a 15%-policy), I guess it wouldn´t die there either. And now take a look at Project NOSE! (c) Google
Announcing another project from Google´s Group x. Smart introduction of their LOON idea. More than a BAL-LOON as invented by Michael Faraday. The pictures remind me a little bit of Red Bull Stratos – by the way. Busy times for mission control these days. (c) Google
Can´t wait for the at Apple´s WWDC shortly revealed iOS7 with the brand new look and all great functions & capabilities. Simplicity in industrial design explained by Jonathan Ive. Want to get this user interface also in my car and on my tv. Looks like a big achievement. Combined with the new iPhone 5s Cupertino is making the pace again! (c) Apple
Shape shifting devices named Morphees will be the next generation of mobile devices, where users can download apps that embed a dedicated form factor. A new generation of smartphones and tablets to come. Anne Roudaut and her fellows from the Department of Computer Science at Bristol University created some great ideas!
I was indeed very suprised about the last changes on the App Development from LinkedIn and Facebook Messenger. Both products developing a richer and greater user experience. Showing that the mobile OS is only a dimension of the user experience. LinkedIn has shown up with a perfect new GUI. Facebook Messenger drives more fun into instant messaging than ever before. Google has launched shortly Google Now with a enriched search experience and I am looking Weiterlesen…
„It’s a little freaky at first, but you get used to it!“ with these words Sergey Brin was introducing Google Glass at TED2013. And that it is emasculating working with smartphones he says, too. But, well the user experience is also the key factor of success for GoogleGlass and it´s first 2318 friendly/first users. So when launching Glass last summer on Google I/O 2012 we are right now at the point where we will get Weiterlesen…