Bryden Bostock

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Smart watches are the future... but not right now

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

Smart_Watch

By now you've no doubt heard that the Smart Watch revolution has well and truly started. For one, Apple's made one so that's got to show you they're popular enough for the trendy bunch to bring one out. With the release of the Moto 360, arguably the most anticipated and just down right pretty watch, smart watches are here.

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Topics: Technology

Your phone may replace your wallet... eventually

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Tue, Sep 02, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

So there's a new iPhone coming out. You probably know all about that by now. Well amid the flurry of rumours and speculations there's a new one that's pretty interesting. New reports are showing that the iPhone 6 will have a new payment platform, one that is apparently linked to American Express.

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Topics: Social Issues, Technology, Apps

Email marketing - No, it's not dead

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Tue, Aug 26, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Ah, the good old (well not that old) email. That tireless little 'ping' of some company sending us spam. The email has become synonymous with bad and annoying advertising with the popular opinion being that nobody checks their email and that email marketing is dead. Well, do I have news for you - it's not. Far from it.

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Topics: All Things Email Marketing, Digital Marketing Statistics, Technology, Advertising Tips

Blogging - One of the best tools for inbound marketing

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Tue, Aug 19, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

When you hear the term blog, you may just think of someone idly posting their personal experiences for a few select people to read, but blogging has very quickly cemented itself as a professional and effective marketing tool. 

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Topics: Social Media News & Strategies, Guide to Content Marketing, Digital Marketing Statistics

uBeam: charge your device from across the room

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Sat, Aug 16, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Wireless charging isn't new. It's been around for a few years now and it's not exactly hard to do. I've got a wirelessly charging Galaxy Note 3, albeit via a charging dock and wireless card.

Usually it works great but there are a few downfalls. I can't use a case as this would put the card out of range and if I don't align it quite right it will make a little buzz every 10 seconds or so to let me know that it's not quite sure if it's charging or not. 

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Topics: Business News, Technology

Want a new tattoo? How about an NFC tag?

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Wed, Aug 06, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Yes you are reading the title correctly. Last year Motorola released the Moto Skip, a little tag you keep clipped on your pocket that allows you to wave your Moto X over the clip to unlock it. A pretty nifty little feature for Moto X owners and those who like to modify their devices (those who own rooted devices).

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Topics: Technology

Apple's new patent stops exercise interruptions

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Tue, Jul 29, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Apple's new patent (another one, yes) seems interesting on the surface, but the potential disasters it could cause don't seem to have been explored much.

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Topics: Technology, Apps

You can get some of Android L right now

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Sat, Jul 05, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Android L might still be a little way off into the future but, as always when it comes to Android releases, there have been leaks and preview galore. While you can't have the entire new interface just yet, you can try out all the new Apps and updates included in Android L.

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Topics: Technology, Apps

Nokia's first Android launcher - The Z Launcher

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Tue, Jun 24, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Nokia have finally succumbed to the pressures of Android, or at least figured out that it's not going anywhere soon. Earlier this year, they announced hybrid Windows/Android phones and now they've announced and are testing their very own Android launcher: The Z Launcher.

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Topics: Technology, Apps

Google to make Android voice search hands and eyes-free

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Sun, Jun 08, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Google is taking a step to making your phone safer and more friendly while driving by possibly updating its voice search, OK Google.

In an earlier article, I mentioned there were rumours that Google was working on integrating its "OK Google" voice command into the entirety of Android.

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Topics: Technology, Apps

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