Don't leave home without it
ZOMM is a Bluetooth key ring that prevents you from forgetting your mobile phone. It starts to vibrate and light up when it gets too far from your mobile phone. Additionally it manages incoming calls and comes with a pre-installed “panic button” for emergencies.
Why it matters
What three things don’t people leave home without? Money, keys and their mobile. The growth of internet, social networking and apps on mobile phones has made them an integral part of our daily lives. What new ways will brands find to enter our daily lives via the digital devices we are become increasingly dependent on?
A new wireless technology, Near Field Communication, enables devices to communicate across short distances. NFC will transform mobile devices into digital wallets, replacing everything from credit cards to bus passes, whilst simultaneously exchanging peer-to-peer data, evolving barcode scanning and geo location check ins.
Etisalat, the UAE’s largest telecom provider, have launched Chat Plus. The service enables subscribers to exchange instant messages between Etisalat phones and personal computers. The main feature of the service is that it enables family and friends to discover each others’ status and availability and decide when and how to communicate accordingly.