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Uber app to monitor drivers for unsafe driving habits

Uber app to monitor drivers for unsafe driving habits

The mobile application will detect sudden stops as well as when high speeds are reached. The mobile Uber app is going to do more than just helping people to get from point A to point B. The application will use smartphone sensors to check up on the driver’s safe road use. This is meant to discourage drivers from speeding or from road habits that lead to frequently slamming on the brakes. The ride sharing company announced widespread … Read entire article »

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Resident Evil 7 QR code may offer more clues

Resident Evil 7 QR code may offer more clues

A quick response code found in a mirror is among the latest hidden clues popping up in the game demo. A Resident Evil 7 QR code has become one of the very latest clues being released in the demo of the game. Many of the clues have been challenging to find, but gamers are loving them. They’ve become a worthwhile challenge. Other … Read entire article »

Mogix battery packs offer “portable power for plug-less places”

Mogix battery packs offer “portable power for plug-less places”

The company behind the popular mobile battery charger has now launched its Instagram account. Mogix, the business behind the highly popular slim fit, high capacity mobile battery packs, is now on Instagram. In fact, it is inviting other users to join in as it celebrates the selfie and what powers it. To start its Instagram account with a bang, it’s holding a … Read entire article »

Important Visa mobile payments milestone reached in India

Important Visa mobile payments milestone reached in India

The financial giant has announced that it has issued over one million of its contactless cards in the country. Visa recently announced the issuing of over one million of its branded contactless cards in India. These were all issued through eight major banks within the country. These cards function on the same technology as contactless Visa mobile payments. The widespread use of … Read entire article »

Mobile commerce customer satisfaction is dropping

Mobile commerce customer satisfaction is dropping

Even though smartphone based shopping is gaining more quickly in popularity than desktop, people aren’t happy with it. Mobile commerce customer satisfaction is on its way downward, according to new research. In fact, this has been the trend over the last two years, even though people are using it more often. Recent predictions indicate that half of all online purchases will be … Read entire article »

Is a lack of mobile phone hygiene spreading more viruses in hospitals?

Is a lack of mobile phone hygiene spreading more viruses in hospitals?

A recent survey showed evidence that diseases were being carried around on smartphones. Mobile phone hygiene has become an important topic in hospitals. One of the reasons for this includes the disturbing results of a recent study in France. The research found that smartphones used by hospital staff were transporting viruses. Some of these viruses are known to cause lung infections, stomach … Read entire article »

Mobile phone subsidies stopping bill fails

Mobile phone subsidies stopping bill fails

The House did not pass a bill that would halt the federal assistance to pay for cellular phone service. The End Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act did not pass the House this week. The bill would stop federal financial assistance to pay for mobile phone subsidies for people with low incomes. It did not pass under suspension of the rules (207-143). This … Read entire article »

Mobile ad spending will be greater than desktop for the first time next year

Mobile ad spending will be greater than desktop for the first time next year

If this ZenithOptimedia forecast is correct, it will mean this will occur a year earlier than predicted. ZenithOptimedia released a mobile ad spending report that predicts and earlier landmark than prior forecasts. This report predicts that spending on mobile ads will exceed that of desktop a year earlier. Until now, most forecasts have predicted that this milestone would be reached in 2018. Businesses … Read entire article »