Monthly Archive: June 2014

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WPP snaps up Quirk

WPP, an international advertising holding company has just acquired South African marketing agency, Quirk. The value of WPP’s acquisition of Quirk has not been disclosed. Reports puts WPP’s digital revenues in 2013 at more than US$6bn. On the decision to acquire Quirk, WPP says the decision is in line with their development strategy of improving services in fast-growing and important markets and sectors and strengthening their capabilities in digital media. Quirk, a digital marketing agency, was...

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Top 5 New or Improved Android Apps

In the categories of password management, Web browser compression, lock screen functionality and media, we look at the top 5 free android apps that are new or have been extensively updated. These apps are available in Google’s Play Store. At the top of the list is Enpass. Rating 4.3 stars, it claims between 10 000 and 50 000 install. Enpass syncs and stores your passwords and PINs using AES – 256 encryption. The latest revision was introduces earlier...

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Pixifly Is a Beautiful, Easy Way to Search Instagram by Location

Forget the hashtag, Pixifly is the new of navigating content on Instagram and giving you perspective on what’s going on out there. Letting you search public Instagram photos using time and place and a handy map interface, Pixifly lets you see the bigger picture. Using Google Places API, the app will pull up all the public photos taken within a certain distance of a certain spot. All you need to do is tap on Current Location...

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Smart Pills That Track Your Health From the Inside

The advancement of technology is very evident, and the natural step in this advancement, is here; wearable technology. Including smart contact lenses, implantable sensors, and even ingestible pills that track your health from inside your body are not far off; digital health is the next step. Created by Proteus Digital Health, the digital health feedback system utilises a tiny ingestible sensor that patients need to ingest with their medication. The sensor is made of ingredients that...