Facebook to Launch New Software Capable of Building AR Experiences

The world’s largest social network, Facebook, has announced a new software, which can be used by developers for building a variety of augmented reality (AR) experiences for Facebook in-app camera, rendering it possible for adding 3-D objects & effects to images. Facebook’s F8 developer conference has given several examples that are similar to filters available

The 2017 Guide to Using Hashtags on Instagram

Hashtags remain central to your presence on Instagram. If you don’t use them effectively, there’s a good chance your posts will remain limited to your followers. If you have to boost your profile, it is imperative that hashtags are used effectively. Instagram gives users the flexibility and liberty to experiment with hashtags. However, the onus

Is Pokemon Go Just Another Mobile Game that Won’t Last Long?

Launched in July this year, did “Pokemon Go” make you feel a little nostalgic? Well, there’s nothing wrong if you felt so after meeting one of your favourites from your childhood; a bitter fact is that the feeling was to fade away sooner than later. It shouldn’t surprise you if you soon wonder why you

Internet of Things — The Next Big Revolution that Can Transform Every Aspect of our Lives

You have to be living under a rock if you have not heard about Internet of Things (IoT). The opportunities presented by Internet of Things are huge, and it can usher in a new era of communication where each and everything is connected to each other. Along with Big Data, IoT has truly been the

Microsoft Stops Support for Windows 8, Wants Users to Upgrade

In a bid to boost Windows 10 updates, Microsoft today announced that it will be ending security updates and bug fixes to older versions. What it means is that older browsers, including IE – 8, 9, and 10 will stop receiving Microsoft’s technical support, something that can trigger a spate of hacking attacks. End-users can

Hike Messenger Gets Silicon Valley Funding, Move Aimed at Gaining a Pie of Instant Messenger Services Market

Hike Messenger is gaining the attention of Silicon Valley veterans, including Adam D’ Angelo (Quora), Aditya Agarwal (Dropbox), and Matt Mullenweg (WordPress). There are reports that these tech veterans have invested in Hike Messenger in their personal capacities. Till date, Hike Messenger has raised over $80 million from Tiger Global and BSB. “It is great

Top 5 Ergonomic Keyboards in the Market

Organisations around the world are focusing on making the workplace more comfortable for their employees. Ergonomic keyboards are gaining traction among organisations, as they allow for a more natural positioning of the arms and hands. A number of keyboards available in the market today come with an ergonomic design, and companies are investing in providing

5 Android Apps that Caught Users’ Attention in 2015

With 2015 coming to a close, it’s time to look back on how the year went for the mobile apps sector. Android, the most popular mobile OS, witnessed the launch of many new apps, while several blockbuster apps got an upgrade. Numerous reputed websites have come out with their list of best Android Apps for

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Market Trends, Size, and Forecast

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is widely used in the treatment of decompression sickness. It is also used in the treatment of diabetes and injury caused due to exposure to radiation. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy or HBOT as it is commonly called, supplies oxygen levels to the whole body, aiding the recovery of the body. Owing to its

Smart Meter Market Anticipated to be Driven by Strong Demand from Asia Pacific

Smart meters are gaining traction in Western Europe and in emerging nations of Asia Pacific, according to a new market study by Future Market Insights. Titled, “Smart Meter Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025”, the report offers 10-year forecast on the smart meter market in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and

Green UPS Market Gaining Traction Owing to Focus on Energy Conservation

Future Market Insights (FMI) announces the release of its new report, titled, “Green UPS Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025”. According to the report, adoption of green UPS systems, also known as energy-saving UPS, will witness high growth rates in the next decade. Organisations around the globe are focusing on reducing their energy

Will Shrinking Revenues Prompt the Set-Top Box Industry to Change?

The set-top box may have been ubiquitous in our living rooms for some time now, but in a quickly changing landscape, its dominance is being challenged. Whether it’s Apple TV, popularity of online streaming on mobiles, tablets, and laptops, or the ever-dynamic cloud business, consumers today a plethora of options to consume their favourite content.

Connected Game Console to be a US$ 15 Billion Market by 2020

Shipment of connected game consoles is expected to reach 42.3 billion units by 2016, up from 39.3 billion units in 2014. However, by 2020, the shipments will drop to 35.7 million units, owing to fewer upgrades in terms of hardware and technology. Handheld consoles are forecasted to wane in popularity, with their market share dropping

Weather Information Technology Market Driven by Adoption in Aviation Industry

Future Market Insights announces the release of its new research report, titled “Weather Information Technologies Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025.” The report offers key insights on the drivers, restraints, and trends in the global weather information technologies market. Weather information technologies are expected to gain wider adoption in the near future, owing

Social Media Marketing in Pharma Sector – Holistic Engagement Need of the Hour

Brands love social media. For long, they have been yearning for a platform to connect more closely with their target audience, and social media has emerged as a panacea for their needs. However, the pharma industry has been conspicuous by its absence on the social media scene, and analysts have begun to wonder if the industry

What’s Driving the Global Home Automation Market?

Home automation, once limited to high-end homes, is quickly gaining traction among buyers, with global revenues rising at a high rate. Consumers are looking at gaining greater control over the miscellaneous items in their home, thereby, providing a much-needed impetus to the global home automation market. Developed Countries Take Charge in Home Automation  The pace

Wireless Charging Market Size, Trends, and Forecast till 2020

The global wireless charging market is expected to witness explosive growth, with estimates that total revenues will surpass the US$ 10 billion mark by 2020. Wireless charging market’s lucrativeness can be gauged from the fact that everyone – from mobile phone makers to furniture companies – are working towards offering wireless charging services. Wireless charging

3 Trends that will Necessitate the Adoption of a More Robust Cyber Security System

As Internet of Things (IoT) evolves to become more than just a buzzword and cloud storage replaces optical discs and USBs, everyone, including corporations, governments, and consumers will need to brace up their online security mechanisms to ensure their privacy is not compromised. As more people use the internet to bank, shop, and stay connected

Demand for Wireless Earphones and Headphones Growing at a Brisk Rate

Sales of wireless earphones and headphones are growing at a higher rate than their wired counterparts. Global shipments of wired earphones and headphones are expected to reach 250.2 million units by 2016, up from 245 million units that are expected to be shipped this year. In contrast, 86 million units of wireless earphones and headphones

Next Generation Packaging Market: Modified Atmosphere Packaging to Lose Market Share to Active Packaging and Intelligent Packaging

Future Market Insights (FMI) offers vital insights on the key technologies in the next generation packaging in its report, “Next Generation Packaging Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025.” FMI has segmented the next generation packaging market on the basis of packaging type into active packaging, intelligent packaging, and modified atmosphere packaging. Active packaging