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Why will Apple Pay make Mobile Payments a Reality ?

Apple Pay is extremely likely to finally make mobile payments a reality for regular people.  But why ? What’s so special about Apple Pay ? What market forces are in play that will force change ? How secure is mobile payment tech ? What about privacy concerns ? The Road …

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Design Inspiration: The Ultimate Internet TV Product & UX Design

To follow up my last article Design Inspiration: Smart TV, Internet TV & Gaming, where I discussed the current state of the market, the convergence that is occurring and opportunities that are emerging.   In this article I dive into: What would a great TV User eXperience (UX) look like …

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Processor Leaps to Drive Tech Innovations in 2015

Apple’s A7 Circuit Image Processors, both mobile and desktop, typically evolve in regular cycles with bumps in performance, power management = battery life, integrated components, like a GPU, that reduce the number of chips required and more.  But they rarely leap.  Some of those leaps are coming soon though, and have …

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Design Inspiration: Smart TV, Internet TV & Gaming

In my Feb article Design Inspiration: Second Screen Designs I wrote about some TV applications.  In this article in the Design Inspiration series, I’ll talk about some of the many cool opportunities that I think are in the TV and gaming tech market, but no one is taking full advantage …

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Mobile App Design Part 2: Lessons Learned

If your organization has not been developing mobile apps for several years, you’re going to make some major strategic mistakes as you plan your mobile development.  And if you’re using waterfall or some other non-agile methods, then transitioning to Agile principles and the Scrum process is a significant paradigm shift. …

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Design Inspiration: Second Screen Developments

A few of the very cool design ideas that I discussed in my blog article Design Inspiration: Second Screen Designs are starting to appear.  Since I wrote that article, Apple’s CarPlay has been launched and now Avatron has released Air Stylus an app that lets you use your iPad as …

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Apple Acquires Beats: Something Big is in the Works

The tech rumor mill has been buzzin’ very loudly all month about Apple acquiring Beats.  And now it’s actually happened. It’s the biggest acquisition that Apple has ever done, so that in itself, makes this very significant.  Apple’s strategy, unlike many tech titans, is to do small, strategic acquisitions.  And …

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