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Today’s Most Common Tech Faux Pas

These days, everyone seems to know something about technology. Smartphones are the norm and have been around for quite a while now, so most other smart devices have been designed to function similarly – with simple layouts, clear fonts, and boldly colored touch screen buttons.  Smart devices are not only “smart” because of their high-tech capabilities, but because they also make customers feel smart. Products today are designed to …

IT problems solved: the Mila story

It all started with a service marketplace and Swisscom. The pilot project called “Swisscom Friends” gained success so quickly that the concept of “on demand technical support from the neighbourhood” was implemented in 2016 as relaunch of the Mila platform. The former marketplace for services and its main investor Swisscom could build up a network of 8.000 technically-skilled persons since then. Users of Mila easily …

Our Ten Favorite Tech Fails

Few things are more infuriating than having to deal with a malfunctioning piece of technology. That said, few things are funnier than watching someone else deal with a malfunctioning piece of technology! Writers of movies and TV shows have always known the great comic potential of Schadenfreude and this potential has been harnessed time and again through scenes in which characters are beset by tech failures. Here are our …