Digital Transformation / DX
Artificial Intelligence / AI
Internet of Things / IOT
Consumer stories - Page 2
Cylance brings AI antivirus solution into the home
After seeing widespread success in the business and enterprise world, smart cybersecurity has now found its way into the home.
Is AI actually the scary monster under the bed?
AI was once feared by all, but it is now giving us the ability to do certain things more efficiently than ever before.
Black Friday reveals the global trends headed to A/NZ
Futuresource Consulting has announced the key findings from its latest global consumer electronics retail channel trends report.
Samsung revamps its global leadership team
The company says the new leadership appointments will drive the next phase of growth for the company.
Big data could bring big changes for Asian consumers
Through television and online viewing, today's consumers generate large amounts of useful data...
Customers will turn their backs if data breach disclosure isn't done right - survey
Of 3035 customers worldwide, 43% said they would never return to a company following a data breach and poor rectification methods.
Never lose your keys again with Tile Pro tracking devices
“The new Tile Pro series was built with both performance and style in mind..."
Huawei phones more popular than Apple, who would have guessed?
Huawei shipped 1.8 million smartphones to take a 12% market share, beating Apple by 50,000 units...
A vibrating hairbrush would be handy, right? Tech finds its way in beauty
“It turns out the same systems that allow the Treasury Department to convict counterfeiters can also help someone assess their pores and wrinkles.”
Consumer addiction to IoT will reap rewards for businesses
"The impact on business’ bottom line has the potential to go beyond the financial consequences."
Lenovo looks to strengthen PC focus for channel partners in India
Lenovo shared its business strategy at a recent event with a clear focus on what it means for channel partners.
Noel Leeming reopens 'innovative' Chch store following TWG's strong revenue growth
Noel Leeming is reopening its teched-out flagship store in Christchurch, pulling together an innovative and state-of-the-art retail space.
IDC forecasts 2016 will be a 'down year' for the semiconductor market
"It'll be a couple of years before we realise which game plan succeeds, but even leaders are struggling to keep pace with the cadence of the market."
Acer works to maintain lead in competitive PC market
"Differentiation in a competitive, shrinking global PC market requires more precise execution across all price bands and form factors."
Apple’s results mark the end of the golden smartphone era
For the first time in 13 years, Apple has posted a decrease in financial performance, spelling ill tidings for the rest of the industry.
Biometric security enters the IoT ecosystem
"After establishing a foundation in smartphones and user authentication, the biometrics market is branching out and entering the IoT ecosystem."
Smart machines to take over the Earth..? Concerns over IoT security grows
While an overwhelming number of people see the benefit of the Internet of Things, more than half are also concerned about potential risks and threats.
Are wearables not quite as popular as they seem?
Wearables are rapidly increasing in popularity, but not everyone is won over - especially when it comes to price.
Consumer-grade enterprise applications in hot demand
"The new generation of powerful B2B apps that are being brought online has the potential to make a real difference to the way organisations run."
Electronic payment security now a key consideration for consumers
“The poll shows that choice and security are customers’ priorities when making electronic payments. Consumers want diversity in payment options."
Cyber security knowledge on the rise, but is it enough?
On the whole, people appreciate how much technology has improved their lives, but the risk of personal information being exposed is on their minds.
10 trends from CES 2016
The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas provided a glimpse of new technology and innovation to come during the rest of the year.
IBM and Under Armour look to transform healthcare tech
A future version of the UA Record app powered by IBM Watson could be the first healthcare system to utilise cognitive computing technologies.
Consumer electronics market flatlines
“The slowdown in the consumer technology market is irrefutable, serious and global. The market is not about the glitzy gadgets anymore."