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Voice Service at Matchbox

We write software that goes in front of millions of people every day. User experience is critical to the success of any system, and even more so with voice...

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Farms of the Future

For many of us, the traditional food cycle meant childhood visits to the farm, feeding farmyard animals and seeing never-ending fields of crops in the great...

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Top Tech Picks from Rio 2016

This Summer we’ve all been tuned in to the 2016 Olympics, and we’ve seen many new gadgets shown off by both the TV crews and the athletes. This article...

The Evolution of Prosthetics

  • 3D Printing
  • Bluetooth
  • IoT

Prosthetics have been around for centuries, all the way back to the earliest known prosthetic body part, a big toe.

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Company Week Highlights 2016

Company culture is highly important, for a business and their employees. Many companies have found an increase in productivity and financial results when...

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Technology in Schools: Exciting and Essential

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Matchbox in Shanghai

A new addition to the Matchbox conference itinerary this year was Mobile World Congress Asia held in Shanghai.

Virtual Reality in 2016

  • Microsoft
  • Sony

Virtual Reality has long been transforming the plans for big industries, and that does not seem to be slowing down!

Smartphones and travel: How do you book your vacations?

The digital age has already changed the way we shop, work, and play - and has now changed the way we travel.

How connected will your car be?

  • Android
  • iOS
  • IoT

In the past year there has been a significant rise in the number of connected cars on the road, and as internet integration becomes more commonplace the...

Saving the Environment with the Help of Technology

The health of the environment has been a hot topic for decades, and with advancing technology we are now able to predict events more accurately, and further...

Design

The Latest Tech for You and Your Pet

  • Amazon
  • Bluetooth
  • IoT

This is a story about how the Internet of Things is impacting one of the most important things in our lives: our pets.

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Xamarin.Forms Swipecard Tutorial

  • Android
  • iOS
  • Windows

We often need to create an app that will run on multiple platforms, and Xamarin.Forms is a great tool to use to do this.

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A quick OAuth example using Alexa to connect to Facebook

  • Amazon Echo
  • IoT
  • OAuth

For anyone who is new to, or interested in OAuth and the Amazon Echo, this is a quick and easy to follow demonstration that will walk you through how to get...

How smart is your city?

Over half of the world’s population live in cities; 34 of these alone have over 10 million residents. Cities are investing in advanced infrastructures,...

Top Ten Pokemon Go Tips For Beginners

Pokemon Go is one of the highest selling game apps of all time in the US. With its Augmented Reality qualities, it gives a whole new aspect to traditional...

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The Death of the Wallet

In recent years the use of cash has declined within the UK economy, with the levels of card payments on the rise accounting for 32% of GDP (Gross Domestic...

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Wearables, IoT, and the Digital Health Sector

  • IoT

The future of digital health is a very exciting prospect, with the evolution of technology and the world of IoT (Internet of Things), there is a huge...

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How I experienced the tech revolution

  • Amazon Echo
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Microsoft Azure

From the Nokia 6210, to my intelligent digital personal assistant.

Code

Did you know we built the tool that planted the Bluetooth seed into the BBC micro:bit?

Witness the power of Bluetooth Developer Studio!