concept art

Working at the intersection of tech & art: An interview with concept designer Scott Robertson

It is very common for products and technologies presented in science fiction and films to come into real life years later, like the submarine in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and touch screens in Minority Report. It’s always been amazing for us that these futuristic technologies and ideas are first created in the imaginations of filmmakers and novelists.

iStock

Shopping: Is there an app for that?

Our fascination with the smartphone is in full swing. We now live in a world where more phones are activated daily than there are babies born, and they seem to be just as demanding.

AppConext Auto Cover

The state of Apple CarPlay (infographic)

AppConext Auto has created a new infographic to help give you a better sense for the state of Apple’s connected vehicle strategy and how CarPlay will be utilized within the vehicle.

rock3238

The connected car of tomorrow is being built in Germany today

German auto manufacturers are leading the way in connected cars, with current models able to connect to social media and entertainment apps, serve as wi-fi hotspots, and tell you about your destination’s highlights and weather before you arrive

4 things you should know about e-commerce in 2014

U.S. e-commerce reached $230 billion in 2013 according to Forrester research and grew 13 percent year-over-year. This growth should continue as more and more consumers move their shopping dollars online.

analytics

Big data meets retail

Today’s retailers are forced to do more with less, and are looking for strategic partners to help shape and grow their business. Sharing POS data with suppliers makes perfect sense.