DocLanding: Bringing Your Work to the Cloud

  In a highly competitive marketplace, cloud technology helps to level the playing field between large and small companies. The modern business wants to improve operations and workforce management through a paperless workflow that supports mobile devices. A prime example is DOCENTER Inc and their DocLanding cloud document management service. Beyond basic digital storage, DocLanding combines enterprise-level security with robust functionality for greater communication and collaboration between co-workers, customers and vendors. Leading the charge, Timothy Campbell and Justin Phipps are helping businesses become more productive. They believe that managing documents…

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App Review: Teaching Colours with Sophie La Giraffe and Friends

When I was a young kid, I distinctly remember spending afternoons reading pop-up story books with my Nana. Fast forward to present time, it is amazing that I still find myself entertained by pop-up story books. This time, however, I am reading them to my nieces and nephews on my iPad. I’m talking about DK’s read along stories app called Peekaboo! Woof! Wook! and Sophie La Giraffe: Colours. Recently launched at the App store, these apps offer many neat features that makes learning more interesting than boring. A colourful world…

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Create your Own Smartphone: Introducing Motorola’s Project Ara

image courtesy of Motorola Blog   The “build-your-own” concept has always been around for years. From IKEA’s furniture to kit cars, consumers are given a chance to choose what they want: color, style, and make. With this concept in mind, Dave Hakkens came up with an idea: to design a phone that is modular enough for customization. He called his concept “Phonebloks,” which looks like a set of Lego bricks but functions as a smartphone. Each “blok” contains the phone’s screen, battery, camera, gyroscope, or Wi-Fi receiver that can be…

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Isis Mobile Wallet: The Future of Smartphone Payment

American phone carriers have a new mobile wallet system that will let you emulate your credit card and debit card details to your smartphone – introducing the Isis Mobile Wallet. Available for Android devices that are equipped with an NFC (Near Field Communication) chip, the new mobile application is an emerging alternative to the Google Wallet service. By tapping your NFC-capable device to a point-of-sale (POS) machine, the app will allow you to directly pay for your store purchases instantly. How does it work and what are the features of…

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6 Things Connected to the Internet You Didn’t Know About

This is a guest post from David Gonos who has been writing online for over a decade, and has been published on websites like CBSSports.com, FOXSports.com, MLB.com, NFL.com and SI.com. He discusses fantasy sports, television, beer, traveling, music, movies and food on his own website, when he’s not at his day job working as the content manager for DigitalLanding.com.   image courtesy of bitponics.com   As we’ve realized over the past two decades, it’s a small world and it’s getting smaller every day. With over 2.5 billion people on the…

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Firefox OS: The Emerging Browser-Based Mobile Platform

Mozilla, the organization behind the Firefox browser, has finally released a new platform for tablets and smartphones – the Firefox OS. It is a mobile operating system which is based on Linux technology. Similar to the Chrome OS, the system is built entirely within the HTML 5 environment, thus, making it a lightweight OS which could run smoothly even on devices with lower-end specs. For starters, we’ll discuss below the things that you need to know regarding this emerging mobile platform: When will it become available? As featured on Verizon…

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Quik.io – turn your PC into a media server for your iPhone

If your iPhone is running out of precious internal storage space for your media files, you can put your files in the cloud, for a price. Or, you can stream music and movies from your Windows PC or Mac to your iDevice for free. Quik.io is a file streaming software and mobile app that does just that. This powerful system turns your computer into a media server that transcodes media files on demand for fast, data-efficient streaming.   To get the most out of Quik.io, you’ll need a Windows PC…

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21st Century Health: Telecare & GSM Handsets

  Technology has always been at the forefront of everything: from making life easier to empowering us to be independent. But for the elderly, people with special needs and disabilities, living a normal life is extremely challenging. According to a statistic, around a billion people or roughly 15% of the world’s population are disabled. These people face challenges when finding employment, riding the public transportation system, and living by themselves. Several public and private organizations are bringing different types of technologies to help them out. One of these technologies is…

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Clinkle: Revolutionizing the Mobile Payment Industry

As mobile payment becomes the favored mode of transaction among consumers, companies are now jumping on this trend to find more ways to improve their virtual services. One of the leading innovations in this industry is the Clinkle. This soon to be released app promises a faster mode of payment for the tech-savvy consumers. Let’s take a look at how this new platform revolutionizes the mobile point of sales (MPOS) system.   The current system These days, the most common technology used in mobile payment systems is through the Radio…

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Striking the Right Balance between Smartphones and Personal Life

          The following post is a collaboration between Ms. Allie Cooper and Kyle Albert.   image courtesy of Symic (via Flickr)   You check your Inbox every time you wake up. You take a photo of everything you encounter and upload them to Instagram. You feel helpless when your phone’s out of reach. You feel the urge to reply immediately after receiving a text message. You don’t pay attention to your loved one because you’re too busy tweeting. Well I have news for you. You’re a…

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