Showing posts from February, 2013

Four Reasons which makes VINE an impressive app

I have been using VINE app for some time. This start up was recently acquired by Twitter . My first impression - it is a WINNER. Twitter got popular as it was an convenient way to blog - easier to micro blog than blog. What vine promises is a video clip site - 6 seconds video looping to convey the message. As of now, it is available for apple ios and the android version is on the  anvil . I am very excited creating my own video clips and you can see one of my creativity here . The four reasons which makes me feel that Vine is a app to watch out for in future are: 1.) Simplied User Interface : Very few tabs/ buttons on the app screen. Looks easy to eyes and very intuitive to use.  2.) Simplified functionality: The site does what it is meant to do -captures videos - nothing more or nothing less. Even there is an easy to understand video for the first time users to make and share their first video.  3.) Adherence to social media guidelines: As an analogy, it is a twitter f

Imagining internet of things

We barge into a pizza shop. My phone updates  my location in my social network channel. Pizza shop captures the same information and passes this along with my profile information to the CRM system and it flashes in the Point of Sale. And before i could talk to the pizza  man, he greets me by my first name and makes me an delicious offer of a sizzling pizza along with some cookies based on what i had ordered  earlier. And some discount options  are offered which becomes difficult for me to deny. That is the  internet of things  for me. As per the definition at Wikipedia , it is  " A world where physical objects are seamlessly integrated into the information network, and where the physical objects can become active participants in business processes. Services are available to interact with these 'smart objects' over the Internet, query and change their state and any information associated with them, taking into account security and privacy issues" Efforts are