11/16/2011, Launched in Summer 2011, Decide.com is a shopping service that predicts when to buy consumer electronics by showing to consumers when the price of a particular product will be the cheapest. According to Michael Paulson, VP Product and Marketing, Decide, the service is powered by a complex predictive algorithm that gathers and analyzes over 60 terabytes of historical data from various sources, including online retailers and manufacturer’s websites. Today, Decide.com […]
10/31/2011, Shopping online from the comfort of your own home definitely has its merits (no jams, queues, or even the need to leave the house) but when it comes to clothes, one of the biggest problems faced by people is getting clothes that fit perfectly. There doesn’t seem to be a fixed standard for a lot of items – a medium in one store can be the different size as medium […]
10/21/2011, Now here is an interesting proposition – normally, when one wants to take a tour of a virtual store, you would do so over the computer, right? Purchasing stuff also involves a credit or debit card of sorts, only to have the goods delivered to your doorstep after that. A company in South Korea decides to go against the grain by testing out a virtual supermarket in a public place.
04/25/2011, If you’re currently on the lookout for an Android-powered device and decide to pick one up from Amazon, then you will be pleased to know that the Internet retail giant will continue to give its backing to the Appstore for Android market strategy by throwing in new promotions that will let consumers receive $25 in application credits – as long as you decide to bring home selected Verizon Wireless smartphones […]
02/10/2011, Amazon has just announced its official Windows Phone 7 application that will make its mark in the Windows Phone Marketplace – for free, of course. Basically, this app intends to make life easier as you browse and make purchase decisions on products from Amazon. Swiping to the left or right will let you slide between product details, reviews, and related items amongst others, and it is no slouch to boot, […]
01/10/2011, So the whole 3D shebang at CES this year has also caught up with China, where the country with the world’s largest population count will soon be able to have a taste of the first 3D online mall – thanks to Subaye. Interestingly enough, you will not need a pair of 3D glasses (and 3D-capable monitor too, we bet), but rather, all the products that you want to purchase can […]
08/02/2010, One of the most obvious uses of augmented reality (AR) technology is that users could be able to see themselves wearing different kinds of outfits wihtout having to actually change, and Hearst Magazines Digital Media and Metaio have partnered to launch what they claim is the first markerless augmented reality online shipping offer. With this properly setup, users who have a webcam at home will be able to see their […]
07/21/2010, When it comes to online shopping, purchasing clothes might get a little bit tricky since you can’t try out a particular outfit on yourself, which means it might not look good when you actually put it on. Well, this dilemma could be solved thanks to the Fits.me shape-shifting mannequin which comprise of a robotic torso that boasts flexible panels which can shift between thousands of different shapes and sizes, ranging […]