Author Archive | Phil Scott

Electronic YikeBikes Reclassified as Normal Bikes

Electronically powered “YikeBikes” have been reclassified as normal bikes after nine years of lobbying. Yikebike claims the bikes “propels us into the future of personal transport fusing technological advances in electronic componentry and state-of-the-art tailor-made hardware.” Watch the bikes in action here: Previously the bikes were classified as automobiles. This restrive classification meant that bikers […]

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WordPress for Churches

Websites are now not only being used for big corporations or governments. Now they are being used in all sorts of niches – and businesses are thriving by focusing on specific niches. Take for example churches. Most local churches have signed in to the digital wave by creating websites. Just like other community based websites, church […]

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Tech Brands Gain Brand Dominance

A recent study by Forbes have listed a plethora of tech brands as the most powerful. Tech brands take four out of the five top spots and just over half of the top ten. As claimed by Online brands, Apple’s brand worth doesn’t seem to be rotting any time soon – with a net worth of […]

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Trial a Smart Home Without the Financial Commitment

Smart homes are central to many futuristic imaginings. They range from solving small inconveniences to the idea of a home that makes decisions for you. As dystopian and disturbing as some of these predictions seem, it’s nice to see advancements made on the former. Take for example the Samsung Home Smart Home. You might be wondering […]

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Mobile Commerce Critical to Internet Retailing’s Future

It is no surprise that mobile commerce, or m-comemrce, is imperative to Internet retailing today. Smart phones are playing an increasingly important role in our lives, with people using them to replace watches, pedometers, calendars and even laptops. Businesses are mostly accepting the advantages of going mobile. But with the pace of technological developments, it seems […]

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Talk To Yourself in 2034 With This Website

Courtesy of an interactive advertising campaign by telecommunications company Orange, users can communicate with themselves in twenty years time. Using a video chat format, users communicate using either their microphone or keyboard. Watch a demo of the experience here: Of course “communicate” is a bit of a stretch; the lag is worse than a Skype call on […]

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How the TPP Could Damage Digital Freedom

The Trans Pacific Partnership, or TPP is a hotly contested agreement. This could prevent future governments from making their own decisions on important issues including how long copyright lasts and how Internet Service providers do business, according to the Fair Deal Coalition. Here is an opinion piece from Stuff: “Hollywood has already approached New Zealand’s […]

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Five Things to Know About Watching TV on the Web

Today people’s TV watching habits are changing. Most notably, people are no longer being restricted by watching TV only on their box. The progression is mianly tending towards using the web as a TV medium. Spark’s Lightbox service is the most recent growth in this area. Here are five things you should know about watching TV […]

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Going Mobile

Mobile has been continuously expanding and developing especially as a marketing medium. With the rise of smart phones, it is now possible for consumers to engage with companies on the go. Increase in mobile use has been propelled by their widespread availability, the handset culture, service economy, improved price and performance and improved bandwidth. It […]

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