Mobility

New collaborative tools: how to optimise your projects

If you have trouble working as a team, you can’t really blame the tools anymore, because Microsoft, Google, or even Dropbox and Box, keep creating collaborative functionalities. Microsoft Teams: a wealth of collaborative tools for Office365 Microsoft Teams is designed to facilitate and optimise exchanges between employees. Platform, application, massive SaaS, call it what you want, but it’s about collaboration using tools which are integrated in the same place. To be eligible, you need a Business subscription which is provided by your company. There is also a mobile version of the app, available on Windows Phone, Android, and iOS....

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The new smartphones for 2017: a review of the latest models

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (MWC 2017), which ended yesterday, LG, Lenovo, BlackBerry and Sony were the first to unveil their new wares, including their flagship smartphones. HTC, meanwhile, had decided to launch its 2017 models earlier, in January. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be officially launched at the end of March, but rumours and leaked specs give us a good idea already of the performances of these much-awaited models.  Where smartphones are concerned, the main trends at MWC 2017 focused less on technological prowess and more on improvements in terms of user-friendliness. The makers...

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#Retail: customers browse online but purchase in store

Retailers are realising that they have to adapt to  customers’ digital uses. Customers may browse, compare, order online, but a vast majority of them still prefer brick-and-mortar stores to complete their shopping experience. In retail, web-to-store strategies are essential  and meet the customers’ demands. French customers have become well and truly hybrid. By massively adopting the best of both digital and physical worlds, they’re driving the convergence trend. Despite being increasingly popular with major retailers, it has yet to catch on with local shops, which could mean they will get left behind, according to the latest survey by Mappy/BVA....

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Flexible smartphones are just around the corner!

Soft, foldable smartphones are all the rage, with prototypes by Lenovo and LG, or Samsung’s patents and ongoing rumours on such innovations which everybody expected at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. What about a new Apple device for 2017, to celebrate the iPhone’s tenth anniversary? What are the advantages of flexible displays? Emedia gets you ready for the next major leap in the history of connected, mobile displays. LG, with their 18-inch roll-up OLED display which showcased at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, impressed everybody and left them expecting soon a brand new generation of displays, that you...

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#5G networks: where are we at and what will it be used for?

5G, the next generation of mobile networks, but mainly its applications, with widespread VR and 4k streaming and autonomous cars among other things, were often discussed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. Currently at the trial and development stage, 5G is likely to be part of our everyday lives by 2025.   5G offers in Europe in 3 years One of the wishes of the European Commission is to have 5G in at least one major city of each member state by 2020, followed by massive deployment 5 years later. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the...

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