What you need to know about Apple’s new iOS 9

What you need to know about Apple’s new iOS 9

For nearly two months now, Apple’s iOS 9 has been available for upgrade. But if you have yet to make the switch, you may still be curious about its new features and whether or not they make it worth installing. If this is you, here’s what you need to know about iOS 9 and four of its most popular new features.

Behavioral biometrics 101

Behavioral biometrics 101

It’s not long since static biometrics, like fingerprint sensors, first became available on mobile phones, allowing us, in theory, to do away with PIN numbers and security passwords. Still, static biometrics are only available on high-end smartphones and use proprietary technology that limits their use.

What to know about natural language tech

MobileGeneral_Aug04_BSiri, Google Now and Cortana are just three examples of the growth in the use of artificial intelligence that has come about in recent years. They are powered by one element of artificial intelligence, known as Natural Language Processing (NLP). NLP involves a computer turning verbatim human language into useful analysis, and its role in the various devices we now use is increasing all the time.

Twitter videos keep growing on mobile

MobileGeneral_May15_BEven if you think your company is on top of its social media marketing efforts, chances are there is yet more that you could be doing. In particular, the mobile arena continues to grow and develop seemingly without slowing down – and if you’re not harnessing the potential that this segment represents, it’s about time you started to.

Say hello to Android Pay from Google

MobileGeneral_Mar06_BThere’s big business in mobile payment platforms, and they are here to stay. Consumers are increasingly attracted to the ease and convenience of Apple Pay and Google Wallet, and adopting these platforms means turning more prospects into clients – and then keeping them hooked for the long haul.

Computer contact management

MobileGeneral_Dec17_BAs a business owner, you probably rely on a smartphone as your main form of connection with the office. It may even be your main communication device. If you use a smartphone, you likely have a large number of contacts, and if you have ever tried to manage these on your phone then you know it’s not so easy.

Buying smartphones

MobileGeneral_Dec09_BIt’s December and that means the holiday season is in full-swing. This also means that many people are busy shopping for gifts. As with the past few seasons, smartphones will be a popular gift this year. If you are planning to give a lucky person a smartphone this season, it might be tough to actually pick one that will meet the needs of the person you are giving it to.