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Technology Trends for 2017

Gartner Group is always a reliable source of valid information in the tech space, so today I thought I’d share a video they’ve produced:

Here’s theire commentary

Strategic technology trends have significant disruptive potential over the next five years. The top trends for 2017 are prime enablers behind digital and algorithmic business opportunities. Companies must examine their business impacts and adjust business models and operations appropriately or risk losing competitive advantage to those who do. These are trends that IT cannot afford to ignore.

Information Technology Predictions for 2017 examine three fundamental effects of continued digital innovation:
– experience and engagement
– business innovation
– the secondary effects that result from increased digital capabilities.

Google Working on Computer That Can be Injected into The Eye...

googleGoogle is developing a new computer that will be injected right into the human eye.

The company has already filed a patent for the new technology which they say will have several uses including improving eyesight.

According to Google the tiny computer would also have some storage in it and a radio.

Special antennae would power the tiny eye computer, which would be injected into the eye.

Many are concerned that the creation would allow people to take sneaky photos and videos due to minuscule cameras.


What You Need to Know in Australian Technology Today...


  1. Telstra is investing $50million into its networks.
  2. Australian users of Gumtree have become the victims of a hacker’s attack
  3. Atlassian identified as top tech pioneer in the Australian and New Zealand startup arena.
  4. Uber plans to be everywhere in your digital space.
  5. A cat collar has been created to translate cat meows into human speech.

Sound amazing? Find out more

You Should Stop Closing Your Apps If You Want to Preserve Your Battery Life...

phonesWhile most of us think that closing the apps running in the background will preserve battery life, it turns out it wont.

In fact in both Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS software, apps are paused in the device memory allowing them to be opened fast. Closing the app just removes it from the memory and it will have to re-launch from scratch. This for most apps can actually take more battery power than just leaving it opened, on pause.

Make sense? Find out more.

Paid IPhone Apps You Could Get For Free

live-wallpapers-plusSo iPhone users are just ending off a pretty good week having had 4 consecutive days of paid iPhone and iPad apps for free.

The catch is the sale could end at any time, in fact it may already by over. But these are a few that may still be on sale. So if you click on a link and see a price, then obviously the sale is over.

  1. Faux Browser normally $9.99
  2. Live wallpaper plus normal price $0.99
  3. Rogue Saga normal price $0.99
  4. BrainWave Tuner normally $3.99
  5. Moodelicious normal price $0.99

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