Apple have just released record results for the last quarter. $74.6 billion to be precise. That’s the equivalent of selling 30,000 iPhone’s AN HOUR! Trying to make sense of the enormity of this? Then let Buzzfeed help you.
Lets take 5 to remember…
It’s easy to mock Yahoo! nowadays. It’s been left in the dirt by pretty much every other major tech giant after all. But lets not forget it was once a trailblazer of a company and helped put many of the current batch of tech figureheads on the path to greatness. Ladies and Gentlemen, pray silence please and remember the once mighty Yahoo!.
‘Internet Gaming Disorders’
Addiction to online gaming has now been recognized as a very real health threat by medical authorities the world over. But it can’t be that bad can it? Apparently yes. Welcome to another dark side of the internet.
We swear by awesome group messaging software, Slack, here at GGA. It’s phenomenal recent success has placed it in the big boy tech league and they’ve now started acquiring other, smaller tools to integrate with it’s core messaging app. This is big news because it shows that Slack are going after dominating the burgeoning ‘remote working’ market and it looks like they are going to SMASH it.
One for all the marketers out there
What are the new trends in digital marketing for 2015? Well unsurprisingly it will be dominated by personalization and targeting individuals, but in what other delightfully intrusive ways can we look forward to companies bullying us? Knock yourself out here.
Hey cable companies! Time to get worried!
Google have made a serious attempt to enter the internet provider/cable company business in the US. They’ve been experimenting with super-fast ‘Google Fiber’ technology for years now and are about to embarrass existing providers with a service speed of between 10 and 50 times faster than currently exists! It’s only a matter of time before they hit the UK so this will be interesting watch unfold.
GGA’s website of the week:
The History Channel have launched a brilliant way of accessing Canada’s paleontology database and to learn all about dinosaurs. Jurassic Park!
… and finally.
Sick of adverts and brands being shoved down your throat at every possible opportunity? Well why not invest in some Oculus Virtual Reality headsets and use this hack to create an Adblock for your actual life? Simple no?