Archive for category Mobile phones
It’s easy to over-estimate the ubiquity of the smartphone and its capabilities, not least in the UK where 81% of adults were last year estimated to have one.
But the global picture is one of much more variety and, according to a recent report, almost half of mobile phone users are happy to use their devices as, well, mobile telephones. Read the rest of this entry »
Think mobile’s big today? Well, it’s poised for substantially more growth over the next four years, with over one billion additional people forecast to be connected to mobile networks by 2020.
That’s according to mobile operators’ trade association the GSMA, which expects India and China to lead the charge as Asia becomes the ‘growth engine’ for the mobile ecosystem. Read the rest of this entry »
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It’s been four years since Google opened a virtual window into some of the world’s most famous museums, allowing us to ‘visit’ places like the National Gallery in London or Milan’s Museo Poldi Pezzoli.
The barriers between the physical and the virtual have continued to shift since then. Open Culture – the blog/news site/knowledge directory whose posts last year covered massive art download initiatives from The Museum of New Zealand, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Getty Museum – provides one of the best ways of keeping up with these changes.