7-Eleven rolls out mobile checkout option in New York

Mobile Checkout Feature - 7-Eleven Store

Manhattan residents and visitors can now checkout even faster at the 7-Eleven. 7-Eleven, the Texas-based largest chain in the convenience-retailing industry, has announced Mobile Checkout, available at its convenience stores in Manhattan, New York City. This newly introduced mobile payments option lets customers skip the checkout line and pay for their purchases via the 7-Eleven app. The mobile shopping experience has been integrated into the 7Rewards loyalty program. The new Mobile Checkout service has been integrated directly into the 7Rewards loyalty program, which is part of the 7-Eleven app. In…

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Ways in Which Robots are Used Today

how robots are used

While there is no official definition of what a robot constitutes, most roboticists consider them to be machines that move or has moving parts and can make basic decisions while interacting with the world. Therefore, the vacuum cleaner that you leave at home cleaning your home while you are at work is a robot. This is because it senses the world around it and makes the driving decisions as it sweeps and sucks. However, a washing machine is not a robot because you tell it how to wash when and…

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6 reasons why software development outsourcing is working so great

Software development outsourcing

Nowadays, all businesses seem to depend on software, in one way or another. This is why, many companies struggle with one decision: should they form a bigger in-house IT team, or outsource part of the work to professional software development companies? While an in-house IT team, may sound like a good idea, it may be quite a struggle to find, hire and train a complete team to suit your needs. Outsourcing, on the other hand, has gained more popularity over the years and is now the go-to option for many…

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Safety mobile app made available to schools across Arkansas

Safety mobile app - School lockers

Arkansas students will have access to a safety app for the 2019-20 school year. Classes began for most of Arkansas’ elementary and secondary students last Tuesday and for the 2019-20 school year, a safety mobile app will be a large part of helping to keep these students safe and quickly connecting them to emergency services should they be needed. The app provides students with an online “panic button.” Keeping students safe is a major role of Doug Bradberry’s job. Bradberry is the school safety coordinator with the Arkansas Division of…

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Google Maps Live View rolls out on Android and iOS

Google Maps Live View

Google Maps augmented reality walking directions is available on more phones. Google Maps Live View, an augmented reality (AR) walking directions feature, has recently been made available to a much broader range of Android phones as well as the iPhone. The feature was first introduced earlier this year to Google’s Pixel phones. The AR walking directions show real-time navigation in the Google Maps app. The feature uses the phone’s camera to create the AR display. Users with a compatible phone simply need to hold up their smartphone device next to…

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