Applied Technotopia

We scan the digital environment to examine the leading trends in emerging technology today to know more about future.


We have added a few indices around the site. Though we look to the future, we need to keep an eye on the present as well:

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The dramatic growth in smartphones sales.

datarep:

The long-awaited switch to Android-first app development hasn’t happened yet

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Turning a paper plane into a mobile controlled drone.

8bitfuture:

Video The PowerUp Drone.

PowerUp is a small plastic propellor and rudder which connects to a phone via bluetooth. When attached to a paper aeroplane it can become a remote controlled drone.

The makers of the device say the next generation version will have a magnetometer, accelerometer and gyrometer, and they are working on a dogfight mode that lets one pilot “shoot down” another plane by sending a signal to stop its engine.

(via 8bitfuture)

A look at an innovative 3D printed braille smartphone.

springwise:

OwnFone launches world’s first 3D printed Braille phone

While smartphones can do incredible things these days, they’re still too expensive or complicated for some consumers, such as the elderly, disabled or technophobic. We wrote about OwnFone back in 2012 when it began offering cheap and small customizable phones that only receive and make calls to pre-selected numbers. Now the company is back with the Braille Phone, a credit-card sized device that can be easily used by those without full vision. READ MORE…

A look at the changing mobile and digital landscape.
pewresearch:

Americans are growing more attached to modern digital technologies, such as cellphones and the internet, and less attached to traditional hardware, such as landline phones and televisions. What would you give up?

A look at the changing mobile and digital landscape.

pewresearch:

Americans are growing more attached to modern digital technologies, such as cellphones and the internet, and less attached to traditional hardware, such as landline phones and televisions. What would you give up?

A graphic look at mobile monetization.

analyticisms:

Interesting map of m-commerce hot spots (aka North America).  Pretty wild growth too…

The rise of mobile payments.

emergentfutures:

CHART OF THE DAY: Mobile Payments Are About To Explode

Full Story: Business Insider