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Those right-wing organizations are pretty annoying in Croatia.
There are some potentially great insights for mobile marketers and app designers to be gained by using location awareness to forecast a user’s likely mood and openness to new experiences.
Recently, Foursquare introduced an updated version of its iPhone app that emphasizes discovery and learns what you like in order to make better recommendations about what you should do next.
But what if Foursquare could also make recommendations based on what would make you happy?
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Google Glass has arrived like a piece of sci-fi memorabilia sent from the future. But with all the talk about wearing the Internet on your face and whether or not these glasses can ever be fashionable, the most obvious and important story has gone untold: What is Google Glass actually like to use? You can read more about this on Fast Company.
As Google and other companies begin to build wearable technology like glasses and watches, an industry not known for its fashion sense is facing a new challenge - how to be stylish. I wrote more about this for Zimo - and you can read it here.
Tim Cook explained what makes Apple considerably better than Samsung, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, when asked about innovation.
In short - Apple’s leadership and skills, in hardware, software and service.
Read the full story here.
Rest in peace Aaron Swartz.
Technology’s greatest minds say goodbye to Aaron Swartz.
SpaceX and Elon Musk shared few more details about plans for Mars colony.
Can’t wait :)
Read more here.
What is the future of gamification? After hype comes the fall, Gartner would say.
Something is wrong, and it comes down to bad design. Companies get crazy about points and badges, while not creating enough meaning in motivation and objectives. Read more here.
"And it won't even be close..." -
Damon Porter for PCMAG.com:
Buoyed by Black Friday sales, more tablets than laptops are projected to ship in the North American market for the first time ever in the fourth quarter - and it won’t even be close, according to NPD DisplaySearch.
Porter specifically points to this post by Richard Shim, a Senior Analyst on DisplaySearch’s Analyst Blog. You may know how I feel overall about these types of numbers, but focus on the “and it won’t even be close” part. Specific numbers aside, this is happening.
For what it’s worth, NPD doesn’t expect tablets to overtake notebooks worldwide until 2015.
At that point, perhaps PCMag will rebrand as TabletMag.
Mobile Web overtakes desktops in China as over 50% new Internet users come from rural areas.
Number of mobile Internet users is now 388 million, while Android is a leading mobile OS with around 90% market share. Read more here.
In the picture: Guangxi Province in China
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