Archive for the 'Conferences' Category

Watches Going Cellular

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 9th, 2014

Wearable devices will reach a point later this year where they are “fully independent” — that is, not dependent on a smartphone — according to AT&T’s head of emerging devices Glenn Lurie, speaking at the MobileBeat conference in San Francisco today (#MobileBeat). AT&T says the key to the wearables market taking off is having products […]

Google I/O: Multi-headed Hydra

Posted by Sam Churchill on June 25th, 2014

Today in San Francisco at Google I/O 2014, Google kicked off their 7th annual I/O developers conference. This year, they’re focusing on three key themes: design, develop, and distribute. Android Version 5.0, dubbed “L”, featuring a further refined interface called Material Design, additional tools and APIs for developers, and a new runtime that is optimized […]

LG’s Smartwatch on Android Wear

Posted by Sam Churchill on June 25th, 2014

Google didn’t give out too much info on the LG G Watch during its I/O keynote, but, LG had plenty to say after the keynote ended, with pricing, availability, and specs for LG’s Android Wear smartwatch. LG’s smartwatch will be priced at $229 and will ship “around” July 7th. With voice recognition, the LG G […]

Google I/O 2014

Posted by Sam Churchill on June 25th, 2014

Google’s 2014 I/O Conference is having their opening keynote today (You Tube stream). The company 2-hour press event started at 9 AM PT. Live coverage of the conference is available from Engadget, The Verge, AnandTech and Google announced at its I/O developer conference that it now boasts over 1 billion monthly-active users on its […]

Google I/O 2014

Posted by Sam Churchill on June 23rd, 2014

Google I/O, June 25–26, 2014, is the year’s biggest nerd party, says The Verge, and lists 11 things to watch out for. Google’s Nexus line could get at least one more Nexus device, an HTC 8.9-inch tablet powered by a Nvidia Tegra K1 64-bit processor, according to a report by Android Police. The tablet features […]

CommunicAsia 2014

Posted by Sam Churchill on June 17th, 2014

The annual CommunicAsia exhibition and conference held 17-20 June 2014 in Singapore, runs concurrently with the BroadcastAsia and EnterpriseIT conferences. It’s the largest industry exhibition in the Asia-Pacific region and draws global industry brands to showcase technologies. CommunicAsia will feature three thematic clusters: NXT Cities, NXT Enterprises and NXT Connected Services. Exhibitors include Bharti Airtel, […]