Samsung rolls out new mobile wallet app to store cards, keys and boarding passes

Mobile wallet app - Samsung phone

This mobile payments option will place the company in direct competition with Google and Apple. Samsung has recently announced the launch of its own mobile wallet app, which makes it possible to store credit cards, digital IDs, car keys and other essential digital documents. This has arrived at a time when Google and Apple have both announced changes to their own. Google recently announced that it would be overhauling its own mobile Wallet app. Apple has announced that its Apple Pay would be receiving a range of new features. Now,…

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Walmart adds augmented reality shopping features into its app

Augmented Reality - Image of Walmart site

After a considerable testing period, the retail giant has announced that the AR feature will roll out. This week, Walmart announced that it will start rolling out two new app features that use augmented reality technology. The two features are meant to help make it easier for consumers to make informed shopping choices. The first app update is slated for implementation in July for iOS devices. It will make it possible for customers to view the way furniture and home décor items will look in their own rooms. The augmented…

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QR codes to play critical role in food waste reduction strategy

QR codes - food discount

A new Cornell study has found that quick response barcodes can help to cut back on wasted food. Consumers are interested in using QR codes at the retail level to help inform themselves about products, particularly when it comes to cutting back on food waste, say the results of a recent Cornell study. The study was conducted over two months based on the sale of certain specific milk packaging. Across the two months, consumers were offered the opportunity to choose between buying milk with traditional best-by dates printed on them,…

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47 percent of consumers in Brazil use a mobile wallet for in-store shopping

Mobile wallet - Brazil Flag - smartphone

Shoppers in the country routinely use their smartphones instead of cash or a conventional credit card. In Brazil, nearly half of all shoppers are using a mobile wallet to complete transactions in brick-and-mortar stores. This is pushing merchants and retailers to ensure that they have the necessary tech to accept payments. With the rapid growth of mobile wallet transactions in Brazil, businesses are finding increasingly vital to ensure that they keep up with technology so that they won’t lose business. A substantial percentage of customers clearly expect to be able…

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All About A Sky Light Projector

All About A Sky Light Projector

The sky light projector is not a suitable gadget for you if you are keen on scientific precision or having a realistic picture of the solar system and night sky, though the more expensive model could be. However, why not build some fantastic party lighting loosely influenced by the colors of a galaxy and other natural events like sunrises or the ocean if you want to develop a pleasant soothing ambiance to fall asleep to? One of our chief engineer’s earliest effects, created by the lovely galaxy Sky Lite, was…

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