Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan about Holiday deals from telecom giants

Black Friday is considered as the biggest sale day and one could find insane deals on this day. Wireless and telecom industry is no different when it comes to insanity in the deals on the black friday. The wireless industry giants, ‘AT&T Mobility’, ‘T-Mobile’ and ‘Sprint’, have already come up with amazing deals on this holiday season while Verizon is yet to come up with offers. Continue reading →

Understanding Participatory Sensing !!!

Participatory sensing is not something new, but the term ‘Participatory Sensing’ has been coined about a few years back. It got slide into popularity when mobile phones started to be equipped with sensors. Now, almost everyone posses a smartphone and hence, it can be used to gather information of weather, environment, traffic and many other data. This data can be then used for systematic interpretation of the context. Continue reading →

Google’s Android Wear is an insanely late technology?

Android wear is touted as a new generation platform for wearables. But in reality, at least in the near future, Android Wear devices are just going to be a Google Now watch. If that is true, why was this delay from Google? Sony, Samsung, Pebble and more already have their own smartwatches. These products are already quite popular in the market. Is there a space for a new OS in the wearable market. Continue reading →

MIT’s Wi-Vi lets you See through the Walls using Wi-Fi signals

Remember superheroes scanning buildings using x-ray vision.  Those comic heroes could see through walls, boxes and even clothes. Among them, superman’s’ x-ray eyes were exceptional.  Thanks to MIT’s Wi-Vi technology, at least seeing through walls is soon to be a reality.  In the not too distant future, you will witness devices and smartphones capable of seeing through the walls. Continue reading →

Top NFC applications

Credit cards, movie tickets, train tickets and all similar passes are soon gonna disappear. Welcome Near Field Communication (NFC), the stylish wireless technique that could be already in your smartphone. NFC is predicted to be a de facto standard in  mobile payment technology. Hence, most of smartphone manufacturers are adopting it.  Continue reading →

How to enable and disable Developer options in Android Kitkat?

The last time I did Android programming was 3 years back.  Now, when I tried to install an app using ADB tool on my Moto G, I found that Android Developer Options was missing. I did a little search on internet and I understood since Jelly bean Google have hid the Developer Options. So, I thought I will share the procedure to enable the Developer Options in Android Kitkat devices. Continue reading →