Disruption Starts with Unhappy Customers, Not Technology

For eight years I’ve visited leading companies in more than 20 industries around the world that claimed to be in the process of being disrupted. Each time, I’d ask the executives of these incumbent companies the same question: “What is disrupting your business?” No matter who I talked to, I would always get one of two answers: “Technology X is disrupting our business” or “Startup Y is disrupting our business.” But my latest research and analysis reveals flaws in that thinking. It is customers who are driving the disruption. In…

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Lenovo A7000 Starts Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in India

Lenovo, after rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its K3 Note smartphone, has now started to roll out the update to A7000 users in India. The update is available over-the-air (OTA) though users can manually check for the update via Settings > About Phone > System Update. The update is about 1.3GB in size, so we recommend users to switch to Wi-Fi before downloading the update. As per user reports (via PhoneRadar), the Lenovo A7000 is receiving the new update with build number A7000-a_S153_151127_ROW_TO_A7000-a_S223_160405_ROW. (Also see: Lenovo A7000…

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Best New Year’s Diet Starts With Easy Kitchen Detox

Forget trendy cleanses; eating healthy is the best way to promote health. Credit: Copyright Dreamstime.com Still looking for the perfect cleanse to start the year off right? Look no further. Whether you’re following the brouhaha surrounding the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans or not, I’m betting you already know what the basics of a healthy diet (still) are: mounds of vegetables and fruits, whole grains, and lean and sustainable proteins like beans, nuts and legumes. Healthy oils like olive, grapeseed, walnut and flax also play a role. If these foods…

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MIUI 7.2.8 China ROM Based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow Starts Rolling Out

Xiaomi has finally released a stable Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI software update for select smartphones. The rollout, which is currently underway only in China, is available for Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4 smartphones, the company announced on a blog post. Specifically, this is the China ROM for the handsets, and the global ROM (which also features Google Mobile Services) is expected to be released soon. The MIUI 7.2.8.0 stable China ROM began being seeded to the Xiaomi Mi 3, Xiaomi Mi 4 smartphones in China last week. The update…

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Starts Receiving Android Marshmallow Update

Samsung last month rolled out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge premium smartphones. The South Korean company is now said to have started rolling out the Marshmallow update to the 2014 flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone. Many Samsung Galaxy S5 users in South Korea report (via Sammobile) they have started receiving the new update over-the-air (OTA). So far there has been no word from Samsung on the rollout of Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S5. We can expect the update to be available in more…

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Lenovo K3 Note Starts Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in India

Lenovo has started rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its K3 Note smartphone in India. The Chinese company confirmed the update via Twitter. The Marshmallow update is available via OTA (over-the-air) and is now being rolled out to Lenovo K3 Note smartphones in India. Users can manually check for the update via Settings > About Phone > System Update. The latest update bumps the software build to K50a40_S322_160314_ROW and is about 1.6GB in size. One of the biggest additions that the Marshmallow update for the K3 Note brings,…

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First Android N Update Starts Rolling Out With Fixes for Performance Issues

Google unveiled Android N last week with an early developer preview, and alongside introduced the Android Beta Program offering enthusiasts the chance to stay up-to-date with the latest pre-release builds of Android. Now, Google has started rolling out its first Android N update for Nexus devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program. The release was confirmed by Ian Lake, an Android Developer Advocate, on Google+. In his post on Thursday, Lake said, “If you’ve been doing N Dev Preview testing on a Nexus 5X, 6P, or 9, make sure to…

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