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The Value of Mobile Commerce

The Value of Mobile Commerce

The world is becoming increasingly mobile-centric. A growing number of people are basing their lives heavily on mobile technology, using smartphones and tablets in their daily lives. As mobile devices continue to establish themselves as an integral part of modern society, the demand for mobile services and engagement is on the rise. Consumers want to be able to shop online with their mobile devices while also being able to make payments for goods and services … Read entire article »

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QR Code Detective: When don’t you want to use a barcode?

QR Code Detective: When don’t you want to use a barcode?

Though quick response codes can be a wonderful tool, there are times when they are best unused. There is a time and a place for everything, and the QR code is certainly no exception to that rule, so while there are some ways in which these barcodes can be used to enhance a mobile marketing campaign, provide consumer education, or boost … Read entire article »

Apple iOS 8 release arrived ahead of iPhone and smartwatch

Apple iOS 8 release arrived ahead of iPhone and smartwatch

The latest version of the operating system has now been launched, but not without a few hitches. The company talked about the release of the Apple iOS 8 as being “the biggest release since the launch of the App Store,” so they couldn’t have been thrilled when they had to make the decision to leave one of its most hyped features … Read entire article »

World Store mobile commerce platform hopes to compete with e-commerce giants

World Store mobile commerce platform hopes to compete with e-commerce giants

GGIS unveils a new mobile commerce platform that it hopes will rival platforms from Amazon, eBay, and Alibaba GGIS, Inc., a developer focused on the mobile space, has announced that it will be launching a massive mobile commerce platform that aims to rival solutions from Amazon, eBay, and even Alibaba. The platform will be called World Store and GGIS notes that … Read entire article »

American Express makes a move on Chinese mobile commerce

American Express makes a move on Chinese mobile commerce

Mobile payments continue to grow in China Mobile commerce is making strong progress in China. A growing number of people are using their mobile devices to shop online and this is putting pressure on businesses to become more mobile-centric or risk being left behind by consumers. American Express has announced its partnership with China Mobile, the largest telecommunications company in China. … Read entire article »

QR codes launched in Stanley, Tasmania, providing digital tour guides

QR codes launched in Stanley, Tasmania, providing digital tour guides

The quaint, seaside town is using quick response codes to give tourists an improved visiting experience. A new program is now being rolled out in a small seaside town in Tasmania, called Stanley, where QR codes are displayed in order to give tourists more information through the use of their smartphones. This information will be available in four different languages to those … Read entire article »

QR codes provide Epson projector connectivity

QR codes provide Epson projector connectivity

This new business device has been designed to make it easier to share content with other smart devices. Epson has now announced the launch of a new portable business projector device that has been designed with connectivity through QR codes that will enhance the ability to provide an experience that crosses over to many different devices. The quick response codes make it … Read entire article »

Financial institutions interested in mobile payments flock to Apple Pay

Financial institutions interested in mobile payments flock to Apple Pay

Two financial firms announce their support for Apple Pay and the iPhone 6 Beginning next month, iOS users will be able to make mobile payments without any auxiliary device attached to their iPhone. With the launch of Apple Pay and the iPhone 6, Apple is taking its first step into the mobile payments space, and this has attracted the support of … Read entire article »