Though a smartwatch offers value, all the information it streams our way could pack even more pressure into our already overburdened, overscheduled days.
To use mobile tech in a pervasive way, it must improve radically. It's not just about battery life; it's also about new form factors and new ways to use mobility.
Final ratification of 802.11ac isn't due for months, but the technology offers enough advantages that many analysts recommend upgrading to it as soon as possible.
Current e-cash systems resemble the early days of computers, with their proprietary standards, walled-off systems and scores of upstarts battling for control.
Today's technology makes it increasingly easy to use crowdsourcing. Now, however, some organizations are attempting to take the approach one step beyond.
Many health care organizations are offering apps that let patients view their medical records, order prescriptions and make appointments via a mobile device.
We're morphing into a society that avoids contact with people in a physical space, but connects to strangers through social media and other electronic tools.
I'm guessing that, ultimately, we'll just keep engineering new technology solutions to solve all the new problems technology created in the first place. At least it's good for the economy.
Smartphones and tablets could make many expensive industrial control systems obsolete. They're already making conventional PCs look dumb and antiquated.
Today, mobile technology is changing everything. Brands and reputations soar or stumble in a matter of minutes in a world where consumers suddenly wield as much power as corporations.
A growing number of businesses are turning to information technology to amp up their customer loyalty programs and create greater value.
We will eventually have speech recognition embedded in a dizzying array of devices, and it's likely that these systems will use biometric technology to customize responses.
Researchers suggest that the constant use of today's technologies—mobile and otherwise—can have a profound effect on developing brains, brains that "can become more easily habituated than adult....
Once consumers and merchants realize that mobile payments could spell the end of POS lines and could also transform marketing, expect a stampede to the digital wallet.