Nikkie Hofland’s Swipe & Shop, the so-called Tinder for fashion, came out as a winner of the Mobile Convention Amsterdam Start-up program.
Technology shouldn’t be prioritised over user experience and engagement, privacy and trust. For technology and gadgets to be successful, developers need to consider their UX and find a way to win trust from their users.
Robot toasters, connected refrigerators, coffee maker temperature sensors telling your mobile it’s time for coffee. Our lives become more connected by the day; especially the kitchen is a true technology hotspot.
It’s impossible to catch a full day of Mobile Convention London in just a few quotes from the speakers who attended MCL. But here’s a recap of some of them that stood out and we don’t want you to miss.
Creating value by eliminating the need for trust. It’s a controversial thought, but more true than ever. “Trust is under focused and misunderstood.”
A lot has been said about continental Africa. It’s the ‘Dark Continent’, it’s a country or it has no history. The last one specifically not true as science has proven human beings sprouted in Africa.
Kimo Quaintance is ‘trying to get his head around of what’s happening in the social world and the political world because of the changes in the digital age’. He spoke at Mobile Convention Brussels on security in a digitizing society.
While people in the US and Europe are updating statuses on Facebook and playing Angry Birds on their mobile phones, Africa is developing SMS-based solutions for real problems.
Combining push notifications and SMS text messages in just one application will be the near future of mobile messaging. “Hybrid messaging offers the best of both worlds: the vast accessibility of SMS and low expense of push notifications”, says Jeroen van Glabbeek at Mobile Convention Amsterdam.