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Wearable technology provides a fashionable way to charge smartphone batteries

Wearable technology provides a fashionable way to charge smartphone batteries

There are now a range of stylish methods of making sure that mobile devices stay powered up. As much as the majority of us are now at least somewhat dependent on our smartphones, it is not at all uncommon to allow those devices to run out of charge – typically at the most inopportune times – but a new segment of the wearable technology industry is opening up to help to combat this trend. This new form … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality windshield concept among Jaguar’s projects

Augmented reality windshield concept among Jaguar’s projects

The automaker is developing an interactive display for its Land Rover for an AR experience. A recent report has revealed that Jaguar has a new augmented reality windshield concept in the works and that it is designing this interactive display in order to be used in its Land Rover line of vehicles. The windshield provides an entirely different experience for the driver, … Read entire article »

QR codes use to be broadened in Anchorage cemetery

QR codes use to be broadened in Anchorage cemetery

The quick response code stickers may soon be available for a wider number of locations on the grounds. Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery has now announced their intentions to put QR codes to wider use so that families will be able to place barcode stickers under niches in the columbarium wall so that they can be scanned by visitors. The decision required the … Read entire article »

Disney sets a powerful example in mobile commerce

Disney sets a powerful example in mobile commerce

Disney’s Magic Bands show that wearable technology and mobile payments can go hand-in-hand Disney may lead the way to a brighter future in mobile commerce. The famed company recently released its Magic Bands, which are simple wristbands that can be used to pay for goods and services at Disney resorts. This combination of wearable technology and mobile commerce has already generated … Read entire article »

Social media marketing “Buy” button strategy tested by Facebook

Social media marketing “Buy” button strategy tested by Facebook

The social network giant is trying out a new option to help its advertisers to increase their sales. Facebook has revealed that it is testing a new form of social media marketing on its platform, which includes an actual “Buy” button, which is designed to help businesses advertising over the network to be able to boost the sales that they are … Read entire article »

NFC technology based mobile marketing lifts Pepsi’s sales

NFC technology based mobile marketing lifts Pepsi’s sales

This new high tech campaign has allowed consumers to use their smartphones to take part in a promotion. A pilot mobile marketing campaign was recently conducted by PepsiCo through Rehrig Pacific, a logistics company, using NFC technology to encourage shoppers to scan a tag in order to take advantage of a discount offer when purchasing one of the brand’s products. The smartphone … Read entire article »

Wearable tech from Sony could bring mobile payments to the wrist

Wearable tech from Sony could bring mobile payments to the wrist

The company’s FeliCa smartcard chip is being prepared for use in smartwatches and other wearables. Recent technology news reports are now showing that Sony is looking to take part in a whole new level of wearable tech, with the creation of a chip that could allow smartwatches and other devices of this nature to be capable of contactless mobile payments. This could … Read entire article »

Mobile market now sees 70 percent American smartphone penetration

Mobile market now sees 70 percent American smartphone penetration

Recent data is showing that in the United States, these devices are taking over the cell phone space. comScore has now released its most recent data that is gleaned from its own MobiLens and Mobile Metrix, which has managed to provide a considerable amount of insight regarding the American smartphone and overall mobile market and the direction that it has been … Read entire article »