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Mobile technology trends are often driven by employees

Mobile technology trends are often driven by employees

In South Africa, more than 95 percent of workers are currently using mobile devices for business purposes. The South African economy is one of the prime examples of the way that mobile technology is not only making its way into the workplace, but also of the way in which employees are having an important impact on the trends within that category. The results of a recent survey conducted by Dell and Microsoft show the vast majority of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Apps, Tablet Commerce, Technology News, Trends

Snapdeal mobile commerce strategy includes Letsgomo acquisition

Snapdeal mobile commerce strategy includes Letsgomo acquisition

The retailer company is working to add a greater push to its m-shopping business with the app maker. Snapdeal has now announced that it will be giving its mobile commerce business a meaningful boost by acquiring Letsgomo Labs, a mobility solution company. The deal was set between Snapdeal and Letsgomo for an as of yet undisclosed sum of money. According to the co-founder of Snapdeal, Rohit Bansal, in a prepared statement, “Over 75 per cent of our sales … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, International, Mobile Commerce, Tablet Commerce

Tablet trends no longer show skyrocketing growth

Tablet trends no longer show skyrocketing growth

These mobile devices still represent a very healthy market, but the growth is stalling out quite a bit. While there is no mistake that tablet trends are showing that the market for these devices is still quite healthy and isn’t showing any signs of future illness, what has become clear through the most recent data released by the International Data Corporation (IDC), is that the growth of this market has slowed significantly with the market’s maturity. The … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Tablet Commerce

SecuTABLET unveiled in partnership among BlackBerry, IBM, and Samsung

SecuTABLET unveiled in partnership among BlackBerry, IBM, and Samsung

This tablet has been designed for a very high level of mobile security for corporate clients. BlackBerry has been working very hard under CEO John Chen to reestablish itself as a relevant player in the mobile technology market, and in this effort it has entered into some powerful relationships that have now helped to bring about the SecuTABLET. This reentry of BlackBerry into the tablet commerce marketplace is aimed at corporate clients in the enterprise market. Secusmart is … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Commerce Security, Tablet Commerce, Technology News

Mobile payments could suffer from liability shift and confusion

Mobile payments could suffer from liability shift and confusion

Liability is beginning to shift away from consumers and on to companies As mobile payments become more prominent, liability is beginning to shift. Liability shift places the burden of fraudulent payments on merchants and banks that are not making use of new technology and security standards. Previously, such liability had been placed on the consumer or, more accurately, those conducting fraudulent charges. Because fraud in the mobile payments space can be difficult to track down, merchants … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Tablet Commerce, Technology News, Trends

Wearable technology is not as accurate as smartphones for fitness

Wearable technology is not as accurate as smartphones for fitness

As hot as wearables are for fitness and health tracking, a Penn Medicine study says your cell phone is likely better. The results of recent research from Penn Medicine have now been released, and what they have shown is that some of the features of smartphone apps are actually more accurate for health and fitness tracking than wearable technology. The study determined that in some situations and with certain apps, smartphones work as well or better than … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Health Care Industry, Mobile Apps, Tablet Commerce

Full-featured Outlook app now available to Android and iPhone users

Full-featured Outlook app now available to Android and iPhone users

Microsoft has just launched its latest move in its efforts to create apps that function cross-platform. Microsoft has finally broken its Outlook app out of the constraints of Office in its PC format, and has now released a full-featured version of the software that can be used on iPhones, iPads, as well as Android based mobile devices. The mobile email client can now be downloaded through both the Google Play store and Apple’s iTunes. Although Microsoft had already … Read entire article »

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