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Apple mobile payments is finally taking off and making a difference

Apple mobile payments is finally taking off and making a difference

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Some firms are speculating that the acceptance of this tech could permanently change the face of retail. Apple mobile payments have been struggling to take off and have not met the performance expectations of many people in the commerce and tech industries alike. That said, it does appear as though Apple Pay is finally taking hold and now that it has, it’s rapidly gaining strength. Mobile wallets were only a concept only a … Read entire article »

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Next iPhone camera may give you duck lips in 3D

Next iPhone camera may give you duck lips in 3D

Rumor has it that the next Apple smartphone camera will allow for three dimensional selfies. The next iPhone camera could come with a unique 3D sensor in its front-facing camera. This, according to Ming-Chi Kuo, a top Apple analyst from KGI Securities. The analyst has been notably accurate about iPhone technology predictions in the past. This would require a significant overhaul to the current front-facing camera which has more traditional features. The new iPhone camera would also be … Read entire article »

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Massive QR code network expansion headed to Paytm in India

Massive QR code network expansion headed to Paytm in India

The mobile payments company is making a tremendous investment to build an Alipay-like presence. India’s largest mobile wallet, Paytm, announced its intentions to make a very large investment into growing its QR code network. The company intends to spend about $89.6 million to assist merchants to accept mobile payments via quick response code. The company is hoping to use the barcodes to see similar successes to Alipay and WeChat. The reason is that those two Chinese companies have … Read entire article »

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Smartphone addiction forces Dutch town to add traffic lights to sidewalks

Smartphone addiction forces Dutch town to add traffic lights to sidewalks

A town called Bodegraven in the Netherlands has been adding the lights to pedestrian crossings. The problem with smartphone addiction has become great enough that a Dutch town has added traffic lights in the pavement at pedestrian crossings. The goal is to help to stop people from walking out into active lanes of traffic when they fail to look up from their mobile devices. The people of the town have been cautioned about looking where they are … Read entire article »

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Windows Phone is on life support and BlackBerry OS has kicked the bucket

Windows Phone is on life support and BlackBerry OS has kicked the bucket

New market share info have revealed that BB10 is officially irrelevant and Microsoft’s mobile OS is close behind. Recently released data from WORLDWIDE research showed Windows Phone and BlackBerry mobile operating systems have essentially slipped into complete irrelevance. The sheer size and popularity of Android and iOS have crushed them. While BlackBerry OS has slipped down to a 0 percent market share, Microsoft’s mobile OS has only 0.3 percent. Analysis of Windows Phone figures clearly shows that Microsoft’s … Read entire article »

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eSight Smart glasses bring sight to the visually impaired

eSight Smart glasses bring sight to the visually impaired

People who are legally blind have the chance for an instant and significant vision improvement through these wearables. eSight, a Toronto, Canada-based wearable technology company, has developed a pair of smart glasses to help people with low vision. The eSight 3 device is meant to assist people who are legally blind to experience 20/20 visin correction. The glasses capture the image of the wearer’s surroundings in real-time and display it in a way the wearer can see. The … Read entire article »

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BlackBerry patent lawsuit filed against Nokia

BlackBerry patent lawsuit filed against Nokia

The struggling Canadian is working to claw its way back to relevance in part by increasing its software revenues. A recently filed BlackBerry patent lawsuit is aimed directly at Nokia Corp, accusing the latter company of infringing on the former company’s property. This is the latest step in BlackBerry’s ongoing efforts to boost its royalty collections on its patents and earn more revenue through new software deals. Clearly, the company’s goals include legal actions to try to … Read entire article »

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What’s behind Warren Buffett’s wearable technology investment?

What’s behind Warren Buffett’s wearable technology investment?

The Berkshire Hathaway CEO broadened his portfolio to include tech, an area where he’s typically cautious. Third richest man on the planet, Warren Buffet has now added wearable technology investment to his portfolio. This is a man known for investing skillfully, for being exceptionally strategic with his investing and careful with his money when it comes to tech. Many people are seeing the new investment into wearables as an important sign that they’re going somewhere. The reason is … Read entire article »

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Mobile app security gets tighter at WhatsApp

Mobile app security gets tighter at WhatsApp

The popular messenger application now features two-step verification to keep it more secure. WhatsApp has bumped up its mobile app security by rolling out its two-step verification. The security boost is now available to its complete use base. The announcement of the feature was made quite subtly within an updated version of the official website FAQ. The official mobile app security update rollout occurred on Wednesday. Now, all users can use two-step verification to tighten the security of … Read entire article »

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Pokémon Go Valentine’s Day event is luring players with romance

Pokémon Go Valentine’s Day event is luring players with romance

Players will see a dramatic increase in the duration of the lures as they’ll last up to six hours. A Pokémon Go Valentine’s event is under way and it will keep running until February 15. In the theme of love and romance, it will be allowing lures to last for up to six hours instead of the typical half hour limit. The Pokémon Go app still has a large number of dedicated players and the event might … Read entire article »

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Older Android versions are continuing to die away

Older Android versions are continuing to die away

The latest stats have shown that Froyo finally kicked the bucket in January, so that Gingerbread is now the oldest. Gingerbread is now the oldest among the Android versions still active. This change occurred in January 2017 when Froyo breathed its last breath, according to official Google statistics. The latest Google stats pretty much confirmed what many had been predicted, with a few little surprises. The latest data released about the various Android versions didn’t shock too many … Read entire article »

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