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Mobile privacy concerns from Facebook’s new Lifestage app

Mobile privacy concerns from Facebook’s new Lifestage app

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The new Facebook app aimed directly at teens is causing worries over potential personal security issues. Mobile privacy concerns have appeared along with the unveiling of Facebook’s new Lifestage app. The mobile application is geared directly toward teens, raising worries about certain personal security risks. Facebook started as a social network for university students, but its market has been growing increasingly older. Those young original users have stuck with the social network. However, the … Read entire article »

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Apple Pay security would “fundamentally diminish” with banks

Apple Pay security would “fundamentally diminish” with banks

The company won’t budge despite pressure from Australian banks to add wallet apps to iPhones. Australian banks have been coming together to try to pressure Apple to include their products on iPhones. However, the American company has insisted that Apple Pay security would suffer if it were to add mobile wallets from the banks. The company is standing firm against the three banks. Apple has opted not to give the banks access to the NFC chip used … Read entire article »

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QR code generator made by hacker functions as airport lounge pass

QR code generator made by hacker functions as airport lounge pass

Everyone who has doubted the security of quick response codes is currently pointing at a sizeable hack. Airports are usually considered to be areas where security levels are quite high, but a hacker recently used a QR code generator to gain access to a fancy airport lounge. The lounges typically require passengers to carry first class tickets. This hacker created spoofed QR codes to dodge the expensive booking. The hack was conducted from within the airport and … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality apps take off among beauty brands

Augmented reality apps take off among beauty brands

AR tech is becoming a very familiar component in style and cosmetics applications. With Pokemon Go encouraging millions of players around the world to “catch ‘em all,” augmented reality apps are now a familiar sight. However, as popular as that game app may be, it is among beauty brands that the mobile technology is seeing notable growth. Mobile commerce has become a massive focus in the beauty industry, which is a highly visual market. As beauty brands rely … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Fashion/Art, Featured News, Mobile Apps, Trends

Best Pokemon Go battery drain beating tips

Best Pokemon Go battery drain beating tips

Nintendo has said that it’s working to fix the draining nature of the game, but until then, you have options. Believe it or not, despite the Pokemon Go battery drain, you can play as long as you want without running out of juice. A key is to be able to use the right tips and tricks to keep your smartphone charged throughout your waking hours. The Pokemon Go app has clearly taken the world to a mobile … Read entire article »

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Apple Pay app now in France and Hong Kong

Apple Pay app now in France and Hong Kong

The iPhone mobile wallet is now available in a total of nine countries around the world. The Apple Pay app has now been launched in both France and Hong Kong. This brings the total number of countries around the world accepting this mobile wallet to nine. The most recent launch arrived in France but was followed by Hong Kong later that day. The official Apple mobile payments service website for France shows several compatible credit cards. The French … Read entire article »

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Mobile camera app on its way to Toronto public transit users

Mobile camera app on its way to Toronto public transit users

The Toronto Transit Commission is responding to an increase in the number of unwanted behaviors. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) will launch a mobile camera app to help its users report unwanted behaviors. There has been an increase in the number of unlawful acts committed by the public transit service’s riders. This new mobile app is meant to help other riders capture images of individuals committing unlawful acts. In fact, the mobile camera app launch will launch before … Read entire article »

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QR code scanning comes with Now on Tap

QR code scanning comes with Now on Tap

The feature now offers a range of additional and fascinating improvements from Google. Google has added QR code scanning and a batch of new options to its Now on Tap feature. Users can translate text on any screen simply by tapping a button. This includes translating apps on a screen. The feature also provides additional facts about interests and includes an enhanced search-by-image. According to Google, the updates to Now on Tap “surface useful content and create a … Read entire article »

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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 clues found within the game include hidden voices as well as reversible audio. The maker of … Read entire article »

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