Wearable computing becomes smart jewellery

Evolution of the wearable market according to user profiles

Wearable computing is evolving into separate niche markets. The ‘old’ days of cramming every function into one product has gone. At CES 2015 new offerings are targeted at specific user profiles – such as wearables with storage for maps and GPS targeted at cross-country hikers. This specialisation reflects the fact that many wearables are often discarded by consumers within a year of purchase.

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10 tweetable quotes to clear your mind, and 5 for Pinterest too

My favourite quotes to let your subconscious do the thinking

Clear your mind and you give it the space to find the answer you’re looking for. It’s a strange paradox but the time you spend not thinking about a problem is as important as the time you do. The key is to leave your thoughts in the back of your mind and let your subconscious do the work. Give it a try, even if you have to set a stopwatch for your timeout – you stand a better chance than with the alternative…



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15 digital trends for your business to ride in 2015 (infographic)

How to profit from the future of digital

It seems revolutions in digital media rise from nowhere only to be replaced by something better than anyone has ever imagined. But digital media itself gives up the data that shows what’s ahead.

Bell Pottinger Digital has revealed its 15 predictions for digital trends in 2015. They looked at the most discussed trends over 2014 and the increase in mentions throughout the year so as to predict what will be the greatest trends in marketing for the next year.

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Find an Ebola cure by turning on your computer

Join World Community Grid to get things done

Ebola has been rampaging through West Africa since March 2014 and currently there are no treatments or vaccines. The World Health Organisation has called this the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times.

The Scripps Research Institute needs an enormous supercomputer to analyse every byte of data. World Community Grid can bring together that amount of power from individual devices if enough people join in.

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Where to find free images for commercial or any other use…

A list to Upvote, Update and Bookmark

Grab a free image and do as you please without tripping over fine print. You’ll find articles across the web about a rash of sites each with their own license requirements – this list is the opposite. What you get here is speed.

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