December 2017

Choosing the Best USB C Cable by Knowing the Essentials about it

Buying a USB C cable is a matter of confusion to the non-tech people usually, which can be simplified if you know a few basics about it. From its first implementation back in 1996, USB standards have changed a lot over time. However, USB, as a global standard alternative to the then existing many connectivity protocols has made revolutionary changes over time, and now you may not find any electronic gadgets without a USB port of any category pre-installed on it.

WP Engine Study Reveals Generation Z Lives Through Digital Experiences

LONDON - Dec. 5, 2017 - A new, national study commissioned by WP Engine and conducted by the Center for Generational Kinetics explores the mindset, preferences, and expectations of Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers for their current and future digital experiences. “The Future of Digital Experiences” study, which surveyed 1,005 people in the EU ages 14 - 59, found that for Generation Z - those born from 1996 to the present - the digital experience is their human experience.

Real-Time Payments Key Driver for $3.3 Billion Rise in Technology Spend by North American Commercial Banks

San Francisco, 05 December 2017 - New research from Ovum, the market-leading research and consulting firm, reveals that North American commercial banks are continuing to increase their investment in real-time payments (RTP). The report “The rise of real-time payments in North America”, commissioned by Icon Solutions is based on responses from more than 7,000 CIOs and other senior IT decision makers. The study shows that while implementing RTP infrastructures later than global peers, U.S.

Retail Rankings: Apica’s Web Performance Index Reveals Black Friday and Cyber Monday Winners and Losers

New York - December 4th, 2017. One week on from Cyber Monday, Apica - the leading provider of comprehensive software testing and monitoring solutions - has unveiled the 2017 Apica Web Performance Index (WPI). The annual index evaluates and ranks the web performance of some of the 200 top e-commerce websites in the US and Europe, during one of the busiest retail periods on the calendar.

India Perspective: Google Pixel 2, back with a bang

Introduction

What differentiates iOS on Apple’s devices from Android?

The answer to that is alarmingly simple because it’s the simplicity of the OS itself. The reason I’m bringing up this is that Android market has a lot of saturation and as such comes in as being decentralized. The trouble with that is that the device UX differs from manufacturer to manufacturer. This saturation is often a cause for controversy because Apple uses this to their advantage in promoting their OS adoption rate. But unlike Apple, Android as an OS is adopted by lots of manufacturers, big and small ones. Therein comes the philosophy of a centralized device from the stables of Google themselves named the Pixel. In many ways, it is Google’s answer to the dictatorship of Apple’s iPhones and their device philosophies.