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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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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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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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BBM Enterprise to offer businesses secure communication

BBM Enterprise to offer businesses secure communication

IT departments have pricked their ears at the news that text-based communication will be safer. BBM Enterprise has undergone an important overhaul and is being launched as a secure text communication option for businesses. This plays into the company’s strong reputation for getting security right. The BlackBerry Messenger enterprise-level app has end-to-end encryption over all methods of communication. This means that regardless of whether voice, video or text communication is used, BBM Enterprise will keep it secure. The … Read entire article »

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Google Chrome for iOS now features QR code scanner

Google Chrome for iOS now features QR code scanner

The new feature has been included in the update and will scan several types of common barcode. The latest update to Google Chrome for iOS now includes a feature that will scan barcodes such as QR codes. This can be very handy for device users who would like to be able to use quick response codes but who don’t want a dedicated app. QR codes can be very handy in being able to access websites without typing … Read entire article »

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Airline apps under development in United Airlines partnership with IBM and Apple

Airline apps under development in United Airlines partnership with IBM and Apple

The goal is to come up with a complete fresh generation of mobile applications for United employees. United Airlines is working with IBM and Apple to come up with a brand new generation of mobile airline apps to be used by its employees. The intention to create the mobile applications reflects a new strategy underway at United Airlines. United has already issued over 50,000 Apple iPhones and iPads to its gate attendants, flight attendants and other front-line workers. … Read entire article »

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Snapchat QR code will now work for a website

Snapchat QR code will now work for a website

The popular messaging app has made it possible to create quick response codes for websites, not just profiles. It is now possible to create a Snapchat QR code for a website, not just for an individual profile. The messaging app has been using the quick response codes format for quite a while. The barcodes make it easier for mobile device users to exchange profile links without having to manually enter an individual’s data. The QR codes have … Read entire article »

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YouTube in-app messaging launched for Canadian mobile users

YouTube in-app messaging launched for Canadian mobile users

The Google owned video hosting and streaming platform is testing the option in Canada first. A YouTube in-app messaging platform has now been launched. That said, for the moment the option will be available only in Canada. It is commonplace for companies to soft launch their products within that market due to the country’s size and similarity to the United States. The entire population of Canada is comparable to that of California, but there is another reason … Read entire article »

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QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

As the country works hard to go cashless, the use of quick response codes has spiked. India has managed to take lowly QR codes and make them a central part of the way things function. While the main spotlight has been focused on the quick response codes used in mobile payments transactions, the country is taking their use much further. You can scan a QR code to avoid using cash when buying from many merchants, but now … Read entire article »

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