Here’s a round up of this month’s industry news and content we think you might find interesting.
THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS COMING OUR WAY
Ever heard the term IOT? It stands for the Internet Of Things and is thought to be the next big thing in the world of technology. Simply put, it’s a network of objects powered by or connected to the internet, enabling the collection and tracking of data. It sits aside form normal mobile and tablet devices and us being used to revolutionise many different industries.
NORTH FACE APOLOGISES FOR WIKIPEDIA MANIPULATION
Clothing brand North Face has been under fire recently and apologised, as it has admitted to swapping out photographs on Wikipedia. The photos, specifically of remote locations, were swapped out for pictures featuring the models wearing North Face apparel. They have been criticised for boasting about how the ‘hack’ has boosted their SEO and cost nothing
WHAT DOES THE GOOGLE BLOCK MEAN FOR HUAWEI?
Huawei, the Chinese tech giant, has been in the news almost every single day in recent weeks. First it was the build of the 5G network, then it was blocked from the Android platform by Google, then it lost it’s SD, WIFI and Bluetooth membership. But what does this all mean for users? If Google has blocked Huawei from their platform, will users be able to use their handsets in the same way?
5G launched in the UK
EE’s 5G network has gone live in 6 cities in the UK as of this week. Cities London, Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Manchester are the first to receive 5G, with more cities to follow later on in the year. 7 years after the launch of 4G in the UK, EE is the first to finally begin it’s roll out across major cities.
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Alcatel’s Move Time Kids Watch
You can enjoy true peace of mind when your kids are out and about, with the Alcatel Move Time Watch. This wearable technology enables you to locate your child’s whereabouts, send them voice notes and receive notifications. Perfect for children that may be too young for a smart phone.
Love lsland & Mobile Device Management
As Monday marks the turn of everyone’s favourite summer show, we thought we’d drop our Love Island and MDM explainer video! See how the Islanders are able to use their phones without accessing the outside world.
MDM – or Mobile Device Management – is a piece of software that sits on your fleet of mobile devices, enabling you to control how they are used.
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