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New Mobile Technologies – Changing the Face of the On-Demand Taxi Industry

A decade ago, passengers used to call taxi drivers by making radio calls and it took too long for the drivers to reach the location because they were unable to track suitable routes that do not have a lot of traffic. But, with changing needs and introduction of smartphones and tablets, the services have been modified to maximize customer satisfaction with minimal time. These touch-enabled devices have simplified that business norms and now, passengers are left with high quality taxi applications that allow them to call a taxi driver with a few screen touches. The passengers are now able to download the desired taxi app and let the drivers know about their current location along with the destination, thus allowing them to find out the best route to reach the place within a short time.

Innovations in mobile technology allow mobile users to freely roam wherever they want. Whether they … Read More

Mobile Technology Etiquette – 4 Important Rules to Remember

For many of us, mobile technology is our lifeline. Whether it’s a Smartphone, Netbook, Laptop, Electronic Reader, iPad, or some other handheld electronic device we rely on them to communicate with others and to keep us updated almost instantaneously. While they have become a vital part of our personal and professional lives, mobile technology can also be a hindrance by causing unnecessary disruptions in the workplace.

To ensure your mobile technology doesn’t hinder you professionally, here are a few basics tips to follow especially when attending business meetings and training sessions:

#1 – Turn off your mobile phone when attending a meeting room. If you are expecting an important call, it should be placed on vibrate, prior to entering the meeting.

#2 – If you are expecting an important call, always advise the meeting facilitator in advance. Then when the call comes in, quietly ease out of the room to … Read More

Mobile Technologies: The Latest Trend in Classroom Learning

The 21st century has brought about a major transformation in the ways children perceive learning. An increasing number of educators are nowadays resorting to various mobile learning technologies for effective streamlining of classroom education. Research has however shown that the ownership of portable digital devices amongst children aged 4 – 14 are rising at an exponential rate. The most popular among them being the iPod touch which is slowly becoming popular in classrooms across the globe due to its user friendly features like touch screen and in-built Wi-fi access. Similar is the case with the iPad.

Until recently, installing a desktop computer was considered to be the best thing that schools did to integrate technology with their curriculum. But its lack of portability was one of its major drawbacks. The emergence of mobile devices has however solved this problem to a large extent. Their portability and ubiquity has enabled teachers … Read More