Huawei mobile payments expand into new Bitcoin Wallet

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BTC.com has become the first bitcoin wallet to launch on the recently-debuted handset maker’s app store. Huawei mobile payments have been brought to a whole new level with an important first. BTC.com, based in Amsterdam and Beijing, has become the first bitcoin wallet on Huawei’s new app store. This brings an important mobile payments opportunity to Chinese consumers behind the “Great Firewall.” The Huawei mobile payments will make it easier for Chinese residents to access cryptocurrency wallets, according to a CNN report. Both the Chinese government and telecom companies have…

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New ad system from Google will highlight mobile games

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Google will be streaming demos of mobile games through advertisements Google is testing a new system with its advertising platform, which may have an impact on mobile games. One of Google’s most attractive features is Google Play, an online store through which consumers can find a wide variety of applications, including games. These games have become one of the more popular categories on Google Play, especially as more consumers begin to play mobile games as a convenient form of entertainment. Trial Run Ads will allow consumers to try mobile games…

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Hundreds of mobile games banned in Australia

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The government has also placed a ban on a range of different web based games. The Australian government has now implemented a new international rating system that has caused it to ban a broad range of different mobile games that are available on specific marketplaces such as Google Play and the Firefox Marketplace. It has been estimated that there are been hundreds of titles that have been determined to be unsuitable. This type of move in the mobile games industry is not actually something new. For example, Apple and certain…

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Google continues to rock the mobile technology world with update to Android OS

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New Android update is dubbed “L” Google recently unveiled the latest version of its Android operating system, highlighting the new version’s various features. The latest version of Android is called “L” and is meant to make the Android platform more competitive with other mobile operating systems that are also receiving major upgrades. Notably, L features new functionality that makes it less energy intensive and more engaging for consumers that have come to rely heavily on mobile technology in their daily lives. L features BLE Peripheral Mode to better connect with…

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Mobile security is bumped up at Google Play

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In app purchases will now require a password in order to complete the transaction. The Google Play Store has upped its mobile security by adding a new feature that will make it harder for people to be able to make unauthorized purchases through a smartphone or tablet. The addition of the requirement of a password is hoped to make a difference in ensuring purchases are legit. The mobile security move that requires a password to be entered in order to make an in app purchase through the Google Play Store…

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3 Steps To Protect Yourself From Malicious QR Codes

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Ninety-one percent of American adults own a cell phone, and 56 percent own a smartphone as of May 2013, according to Pew Internet Project research. Compare that against the 43 percent who report using QR codes for discounts, 23 percent who use QR codes to purchase an item and 18 percent who report using QR codes to learn more about a brand, details the Chadwick Martin Bailey Consumer Report, and you have a major activity rife for exploitation. QR codes are increasingly common, but they leave opportunities for malicious software…

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How to Use Your Android Phone Safely

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Google’s Android operating system is more popular than ever. Unfortunately, Android’s open source architecture and substantial market share have made it a continuing target of malware attacks. According to a recent report by Trend Micro, 79% of all malware threats affect Android. In fact, they report that there have been over a million of these threats in the first nine months of 2013 alone. While some of the statistics may be alarming, there is no reason for Android users to give up their devices. By following some prudent steps, you…

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Top 5 Apps for Smart Drivers

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There are countless apps for drivers across multiple platforms, capable of finding the safest roads, tracking fuel use, or even getting you out of a traffic ticket. Below is a selection of five of the best car-related apps for drivers, hand-picked to help you get the most out of both your car and the open road: Trapster Trapster is a database of user-submitted notes about road hazards, speed traps and speed enforcement cameras. Trapster allows users to pinpoint the location of various hazards to rate the validity of noted locations.…

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Should You Be Concerned About Wireless Credit Card Theft

You can shred your documents into infinitesimal scraps, guard your laptop with the latest security software, and fit your mail box with a lock and key, but you have overlooked a huge threat to your personal well-being. Resting benignly in your wallet lurks a massive fly in your identity-protecting ointment—your RFID-enabled credit card. What is RFID? Let’s face it. Society is obsessed with doing everything as quickly and easily as possible. Thanks to the latest technology, mobile payments have become even simpler. This is where RFID-enabled cards come in to…

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New mobile marketing campaign launched to promote Google Play in Australia

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Mobile marketing puts a new twist on traditional advertising tools With technology playing such a major role in the modern world, it can often be difficult to see the value of traditional marketing tools, such as billboards. For Google, marketing has long been a major priority, and not only for the company itself but the multitudes of others that rely on its marketing capabilities as well. Google has been working to promote its popular Google Play application store in Australia recently and has taped oOh! Media, a leading advertising firm,…

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Unlock the Invisible with Your Mobile

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Reveal and enjoy animated 3D art hidden in adverts and claim exclusive discounts on the go with latest app update from onvert.com. Onvert.com, the most accessible augmented reality service; announces today the astonishing new features of its latest 1.6 version, available now to download from Apple iTunes and Google Play. Key features include: • Animation – see things spin, move and react to gravity and location as you move • Vouchers – collect embedded discounts as you scan • Screen Capture – share your photos of the action • New…

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