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December 6th, 2012 - 3:00 pm § in Features

Five business tech trends for 2013

1. BYOD  BYOD was arguably the biggest buzz word of 2012 and is now an unstoppable, user-driven wave which will continue to make a major impact on the IT world in 2013 and beyond. Smartphones, tablets and laptops all come under this category, as well as desktop PCs used remotely from home. Related [...]

July 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm § in News

37 percent of UK workers reply to business emails in bed

The rise of smartphones has fueled an increase in the amount of unpaid overtime worked by British workers, according to research carried out on behalf of mobile security software vendor, Good Technology. The survey of 1000 UK workers found that on average the time they spend checking emails and answ[...]

February 8th, 2012 - 9:47 pm § in News

New Version of 1st Touch Mobile Innovates Across Multiple Platforms and Devices

1st Touch, the UK’s leading supplier of mobile technology to the social housing and local government sectors has launched version 4.5 of its acclaimed mobile workforce software. Whilst, the new version has been developed using Microsoft Windows Embedded Handheld technology it now includes addition[...]

August 25th, 2011 - 8:26 pm § in News

Ascensio offers project management tool for Android and iPhone

Users of Ascensio’s TeamLab Projects module can now access the software through their mobile devices thanks to the release of Android and iOS versions of the module. The mobile version offers all the functionality of the desktop version, enabling users to manage projects whilst away from the o[...]

July 21st, 2011 - 9:48 pm § in News

Mobile web experience not good enough say UK consumers

A survey carried out by Compuware has revealed that UK businesses risk losing revenue if their websites fail to load quickly enough on consumer’s smartphones. With a growing number of people using smartphones as their primary method of connecting to the internet, it’s increasingly import[...]

July 1st, 2011 - 1:23 pm § in News

Skype offers video-calling on Android handsets

The latest version of Skype for Android smartphones includes a new video-calling feature. Using either a WiFi or 3G internet connection, Skype for Android 2.0 provides free one-to-one video calls to your Skype contacts on most other devices, including Windows/Mac computers, iPhones and even Skype en[...]

June 29th, 2011 - 4:14 pm § in News

Google offers free mobile-commerce tool

Google today launched a new tool to help businesses easily create mobile web-sites to reach the increasing volume of consumers who now use smartphones rather than PCs to browse the web. Google Sites for Mobile enables non-technical users to quickly build a free mobile-optimised website and can be in[...]

June 27th, 2011 - 7:09 pm § in News

TV ‘white spaces’ could be used to increase wireless bandwidth for UK business

A consortium of major media and technology companies has been formed to investigate how currently unused portions of the TV broadcasting spectrum can be used to inexpensively satisfy the rapidly growing demand for wireless internet access. The Cambridge TV White Spaces Consortium includes such high [...]

June 24th, 2011 - 1:17 pm § in News

UK mobile networks team up on handset payments system

T-Mobile, Orange, Vodafone and 02 have announced plans to collaborate on a system which will allow their customers to make retail payments with their mobile handsets. The new “wave and pay” system uses a technology called Near Field Communications (NFC) to enable quick and easy payments simply b[...]