Apple patent hints at future of mobile payments

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Apple may be ready to get involved in NFC A new patent filed by Apple suggests that the company may be moving forward with its tentative mobile commerce plans. Apple has opted to take a cautious approach to the issue of mobile payments, having taken note of the serious security issues that are related to this practice. In recent years, the mobile space has been flooded with security problems that have caused significant financial damage to consumers and businesses alike. Mobile commerce has become an attractive target for hackers, and…

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Top gadgets of 2013 list released by Time

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The device that made its way to the very top, this year, was the Chromecast, for streaming video content. According to the top gadgets list for this year, as was just released by Time, the best device of the year was the Chromecast media streaming device that was available for a list price of an affordable $35, beating off heavy competition from Microsoft, Apple, and even Nokia. The magazine giant produced its list of the best ten devices that were released this year for consumers. Its explanation for naming the…

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Top 10 camera phones for the perfect shot

There are lots of smart phones with powerful cameras and this article describes some of the best smart phones which can help you click the perfect shot. When you wish to purchase a camera smart phone online, you can always use Jessops free vouchers to buy such gadgets at cheaper prices. You will get extended warranty and discount prices when you use the Jessops vouchers to purchase smart phones and other electronic gadgets. Nokia N8 Nokia N8 is one of the best smart phones with excellent 12 Megapixel camera with…

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Technology news explodes with 9 million iPhone sales

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The tech world looks back over the launch weekend of the two latest Apple gadgets. Apple has now released its technology news data regarding the launch of its iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S and the sales that they were achieved over their opening weekend, which did manage to break records. The manufacturer did not release any of the pre-sale data which left analysts scrambling to make predictions. The technology news from the first weekend that the iPhones were for sale – which included all three of the initial days that…

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Trending Topics: Future of mobile commerce may be NFC-free

NFC technology may be losing ground in the mobile commerce space NFC technology has been getting a lot of attention lately, especially as the technology becomes more common in smartphones and tablets. NFC has been gaining momentum in marketing for some time, but also forms the backbone of most mobile commerce platforms. The technology facilitates data transfers over short distances, which is quite useful for people looking to share pictures, music, and videos with their friends through their mobile devices. NFC supports mobile payments through the same process of data…

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Mobile marketing from Microsoft pokes fun at iPhone – again

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Apple rivals have taken the iPhone 5S and 5C release as their next opportunity to take shots. The other leaders in the tech industry always see the most recent releases of Apple products as the perfect opportunity to use a snarkier side of mobile marketing, by drawing attention to what they feel are the downfalls of the products that the iPhone maker has just unveiled. However, with this latest release, Microsoft has managed to use this strategy in a humorous way. Microsoft has watched its most recent mobile marketing attempt…

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Apple had plans for an augmented reality device, says ex-executive

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Apple put plans for an augmented reality device to rest Apple has been making headlines lately after revealing its highly anticipated iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, but the company has been attracting some unintended attention for its work on developing a head-mounted augmented reality system. Apple currently has no plans for such a system, but according to ex-Apple executive Tony Fadell, Apple had been working on an augmented reality system that could have been a rival to Google Glass at some point in the future. Wearable AR device could have…

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Apple’s BIG release falls short of mobile commerce expectations

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New iPhones may cater to mobile payments more effectively Apple has revealed the iPhone 5S, which has largely held true to speculations concerning the features it would offer. The latest iteration of the company’s flagship smartphone makes some modest improvements on its predecessor and includes new fingerprint scanning technology. The company also revealed additional details regarding iOS 7 and its use of Passbook, Apple’s modest digital wallet platform. While Apple may not be taking an aggressive step into the mobile payments space with its new iPhone and iOS 7, the…

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Apple patent outlines possible future for mobile payments participation

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Patent could hint at mobile payments future for iPhone 5S There have been many speculations concerning the next iteration of Apple’s popular iPhone, the iPhone 5S. Much of this speculation has revolved around Apple’s recent acquisition of AuthenTec, a developer of security technology, and the use of fingerprint sensors in the new smartphone and what it could mean for Apple’s mobile payments plans. A new patent filing has been discovered in Europe through the World Intellectual Property Organization that has shed some light on what the future of the iPhone…

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This Week’s Mobile Commerce Round Up

Check out this week’s mobile commerce news round up with our new video news series…    Articles Covered and Notes For Review… Technology news rumors suggest the next iPhone will be out in June The most recent predictions being made by experts and bloggers in the mobile industry suggest that the iPhone 5S will be debuted on June 20. These predictions align with the typical launch cycles of previous iPhones, with initial news of these new mobile devices showing up in the early days of spring or summer. Wall Street…

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