My name is Bill, I am a recent graduate in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State University and this is a place for me to post or give my 2 cents on the fascinating world of technology. I am now working for a pretty big technology related company whose name I will leave out just to avoid any possible complications, however far-fetched them happening may be. Music gets included from time to time as well.
Is this the beginning of a new life for Ouya on others’ devices, that …
Can’t say I’m at all surprised by this. The idea of consoles in general is dying, put games on a multipurpose device instead. If anything the next big “console” I believe will be in the cloud, though it doesn’t seem that samsung’s attempts at this are working out so I’m probably already wrong.
Google wants to simplify the work of wearable device builders, by pushing the Android as a common platform.
I don’t think the wearables trend is picking up quite as well as the companies seem to believe but creating a “standard” certainly helps. I’m assuming this SDK has special API’s that can allow it to be customized to non-specific devices and that’s what makes it special?
There’s a lot of talk about virtual currencies lately — how they work, economic implications and whether they’re safe. But now a Native American tribe is using a bitcoin-like currency to help strengthen its sovereignty.
10 Reasons Indie Authors Will Capture 50% of the Ebook Market by 2020
"As I look to the future, I think the numbers start looking really exciting if you’re in the indie author’s shoes, and scary if you’re a Big 5 publisher. In my spreadsheet, I see indie authors accounting for 50% of ebook sales by the year 2020. I think my estimates are fairly conservative. Some people today think indie ebooks already account for 25% or more of ebook sales. I’m modeling a steady but gradual shift from print to ebooks, and a steady but gradual increase in the indie ebook market share"
Smart move by Apple given the open automotive alliance that formed with android. Once again I have doubts about the innovation in a closed wall system but you knew they weren’t going to wait to see the features come up with there. Maybe they’ll actually get specific car makers to partner with them as well.
The update brings a lot of new security options to enterprise users and will be here soon, Microsoft said
I’ve always said the strategy for Windows Phone should be to target the enterprise. The consumer market has been decided, iOS and Android aren’t giving up any ground, go after the users that involuntarily switched off Blackberry. Now the question is is it too late?