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Mobile security partnership opens between AVG and Sony

Mobile security partnership opens between AVG and Sony

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This recent three year deal will mean that the company will be Sony’s exclusive protection provider. AVG Technologies, the online and mobile security software vendor, has now been awarded a three year contract that will allow the company to become the exclusive provider of security for smartphones and tablets that are made by Sony. As a part of this new partnership, the AntiVirus Pro from AVG will be preinstalled on the Xperia Z3 … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce Security

What is the Future of Wearable Technology?

What is the Future of Wearable Technology?

The future of wearable devices is still uncertain. New devices are being unveiled on a seemingly daily basis as companies attempt to take advantage of the apparent demand for wearable technology. Many of the devices being offered by such companies have novelty value, but little practical use. Notably, one of the only sectors of wearable technology that has any significant activity has to do with tracking activity. Smartwatches, bracelets, and other such devices that keep … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Gadgets

Mobile technology sends Sony to a $2.1 billion fiscal year loss

Mobile technology sends Sony to a $2.1 billion fiscal year loss

This situation has brought the electronics company to the point that it has had to suspend its dividend. For the first time since the company was first listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, back in 1958, Sony will be suspending its dividend and will not make a payout, because of the $2.1 billion loss that it saw throughout the fiscal year, caused primarily by its mobile technology business. Sony had been predicting a comeback in its business … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, International, Mobile Commerce, Technology News

Augmented reality glasses unveiled by Sony in prototype form

Augmented reality glasses unveiled by Sony in prototype form

They have now come out with the first form of the Smart EyeGlass, which allows both eyes to see the display. Sony has now come up with a prototype of augmented reality glasses that could, one day, give Google Glass a run for its money, as the Smart EyeGlass features a built-in projector for displaying images and text that will be visible in both eyes. Apps for this wearable technology include everything from mapping to cooking. These augmented … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Gadgets, Technology News

Wearable tech from Sony could bring mobile payments to the wrist

Wearable tech from Sony could bring mobile payments to the wrist

The company’s FeliCa smartcard chip is being prepared for use in smartwatches and other wearables. Recent technology news reports are now showing that Sony is looking to take part in a whole new level of wearable tech, with the creation of a chip that could allow smartwatches and other devices of this nature to be capable of contactless mobile payments. This could help to convert the wearables industry into products that are more appealing and multifunctional. An option … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Payments, Technology News

Sony brings NFC technology to SmartWatch 2

Sony brings NFC technology to SmartWatch 2

SmartWatch 2 equipped with NFC technology Amid a tide of rumors suggesting Apple’s interest in developing wearable technology and Google’s plans to launch augmented reality glasses, Japanese technology giant Sony has made a surprising move. Sony has unveiled its SmartWatch 2, which it hopes will revolutionize the mobile market and have a major impact on consumers that are interested in wearable technology. Notably, the SmartWatch 2 is equipped with NFC technology, which significantly expands its potential … Read entire article »

Filed under: Near Field Communications, Technology News, Trends

This Week’s Mobile Commerce Round Up

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 … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, QR Codes, Technology News

Sony takes aim at Google with its own augmented reality glasses

Sony takes aim at Google with its own augmented reality glasses

Sony sets sights on augmented reality Google has attracted a great deal of attention to its augmented reality Project Glass over the past year. The company has taken several opportunities to show off the capabilities of Glass and prove that it is a unique way to change the way people see the world. Throughout 2012, Glass became significantly less unique as other technology companies began introducing their own versions of augmented reality eyewear. Sony is one … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, International, Technology News, United States