Mobile minutes: Beyond desktop, flexible screens, Nike, T-Mobile
By Staff reports
November 6, 2013
New app platforms will take mobile beyond desktop companion
Despite the rapid conquest of the workplace by mobile technology, most business systems have remained largely bound to the desktop. Will core business processes stubbornly resist a true mobile transformation and relegate mobile to being just a feature of modern business systems? Its my belief that a new breed of application architecture is rapidly emerging that will radically transform the role that mobility plays in the enterprise, per Wired.
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Smartphone makers race to build flexible screens
Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. released curved-screen smartphones within weeks of one another, raising one obvious question: why would anyone want curves on their phone?, The Wall Street Journal Reports.
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Nike releases Move app to turn your iPhone 5S into a FuelBand
Nike+ Move, the fitness-tracking app shown off by Apple at the iPhone 5S announcement event, is now available in the App Store. Move makes use of the iPhone 5S’s M7 motion coprocessor, which continuously records movement data from the phone’s gyroscope, accelerometer, and compass. The app collates this information to give you feedback about your activity and measures it in NikeFuel, in much the same way as Nike’s wrist-worn FuelBand, according to The Verge.
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T-Mobile subscribers up for second straight quarter
T-Mobiles initiatives to break wireless industry conventions seem to be working, Time reports.
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