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What Google Activity Recognition means for apps

There is no shortage of sensors on smart-phones – most devices have a lightmeter, magnetometer, three-axis-accelerometer and sensors for location (GPS, cellular/wifi radio). While it’s relatively easy for developers to access, for example, raw accelerometer data, it can be difficult … Continue reading

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Why we didn’t care that the mobile phone turned 40

A couple of days ago, the mobile phone turned 40. The response to this milestone was perhaps surprisingly muted, as though people were slightly confused about how to respond to it. Most of the responses limited themselves to nostalgia trips … Continue reading

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