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MEET THE CAPTAIN FLAME WATCH

Welcome to Tech this Out. If you thought the Apple Watch was cool, wait till you see the MB&F HM6. It takes things to a whole new level. Compared to makers like Samsung, Apple and LG, who have played it pretty safe with their designs, the MB&F HM6, Based on...

MICROSOFT AND DROPBOX ANNOUNCE OFFICE PRODUCT INTEGRATION

Many are trying to unsettle Microsoft’s Office dominance, and the intense competition in cloud storage/collaboration space makes the Dropbox and Microsoft partnership very interesting. There are Currently 35 billion Office documents stored on Dropbox, by creating simple synergy between devices and apps, Dropbox and Microsoft look to be...

WE CAN LEARN A LOT FROM NINTENDO’S SMARTPHONE FAILURES

Welcome to Worldwide Wednesday. Smartphones have reached more people, quicker than any other piece of technology in history, with estimated users to total 1.75 billion by the end of 2014. Mobile is the new digital frontier, offering a way to reach a greater audience and create a...

CHIANG MAI IS FAST BECOMING A CREATIVE AND INNOVATION HUB FOR THAILAND

Welcome to What’s Trending in Thailand. The startup scene in Thailand is growing and changing. Fast. More and more startups are popping up and investors are recognizing the value in the countries evolving digital and IT landscape. Local start ups secured US$30 million (Bt970 million) in...

GOOGLE’S SIX MAGIC LINES OF SEARCH CODE

Welcome to the Weekend Tech Round-up. With just 6 lines of code in your AndroidManifest.xml file,  Android’s on-device search opens and scours your applications for data. The lines of code are:Move to Trash <activity android:name=”.SearchableActivity”> <intent-filter> <action android:name=”com.google.android.gms.actions.SEARCH_ACTION”/> <category android:name=”android.intent.category.DEFAULT”/> </intent-filter> </activity> For developers, this coding technique allows you to integrate power functionalities in...

GOOGLE[X] REVEALS NANO PILL TO SEEK OUT CANCEROUS CELLS

Welcome to Tech this Out. Larry Page is an inventor at heart, inspired by Nikola Tesla, the bigger (and crazier) the idea the better; Google Maps, self-driving cars, Google AI and Google fiber, there’s even a Google subsidiary called Calico that’s working on solutions to the...

CAFFEINE GIVES ANDROID DEVELOPMENT A KICK

Welcome to Worldwide Wednesday. Yesterday we talked about Apple’s beta TestFlight, which allows iOS testers to test their apps prior to launch. This move gave the iOS developer community something to smile about. Read here. So what about Android? Android is the worlds the leading mobile OS, powering 78%...

TESTING JUST GOT BETTER FOR IOS DEVELOPERS

Welcome to the Weekend Tech Round-up. Anyone who’s ever beta tested an iOS application knows the process is time-consuming and difficult to manage. In the beginning Using a distribution method called “ad hoc,” a developer emailed a .ipa file and .mobileprovision file to an tester who dragged the...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – DEVELOPING TALENT FOR LARGE IT PROJECTS

Developing talent for large IT projects Large IT-driven transformation programs create a lot of value, but they can also create a lot of disruption to a business. Mckinsey, in collaboration with the University of Oxford show us just how disruptive they can be:  71% of large IT projects face cost...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – THE KEYS TO SUCCEEDING IN ASEAN

Michael Zink, Citi’s head of ASEAN and country officer for Singapore, talks about the keys to succeeding in ASEAN ASEAN is a major global hub for manufacturing and trade, and one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world. The regions continued growth, and pivotal role in the worlds economy...