Within North America, data plans are very common and as such, access to web apps such as Twitter and Facebook which make use of text are the norm. However, in the emerging markets, the situation is quite different with entry level phones without Internet access being the norm.
It’s been said a few times now that the success of Google Glass, the search engine’s wearable technology, will be dependant upon the types of apps which are available. Today, Google takes a step closer towards the success of their new product with the announcement of the Play Music app.
There are a number of voice assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Samsung’s S-Voice, but these are more frequently associated with mobile devices. Now, Google wants to bring their own twist to the desktop through the launch of a new Chrome extension.
It’s been said many times that the success of a mobile phone platform isn’t just measured by the features of the devices that run on it, but rather, it is also measured by its app ecosystem.