Wearable technology could play a role in mobile commerce

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PayPal and eBay show support for wearable devices Wearable technology is on the rise, but its ability to displace smartphones and tablets has yet to be seen. Smart watches and other wearable devices have attracted a great deal of attention, but many of these devices lack the features that have become commonplace with most mobile devices. PayPal and eBay are looking to ensure that wearable devices have a place to compete in the future and have taken a step to make these devices capable of participating in the mobile commerce…

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Wearable technology is PayPal’s new target

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The online and mobile payments company is now making its first move toward even smaller devices. The skyrocketing popularity of wearable technology cannot be denied, particularly now that these mobile devices have taken the Mobile World Congress by storm and virtually every manufacturer in the industry has either released products within this category or is on the verge of doing so. In response to this massive new trend, PayPal now intends to create a payments app specific to these devices. This move toward wearable technology will notably expand its reach…

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Smartwatches for fitness tracking: Samsung Gear beat iWatch to the punch

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The latest releases of wearable technology have included a number of surprises. With the unveiling of Samsung’s updated Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatches, the manufacturer has not only managed to create a second generation device that is slimmer and lighter than its previous versions, but it has also defined itself as serious competition for the two major players that have yet to make their first major steps into the market: Google and Apple. This is because Samsung has dropped its use of the Android operating system and focused on fitness tracking.…

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Galaxy Gear 2 or iWatch: Which wearable technology will you wear?


The rumors are that Samsung’s mobile devices will cost less, but will they be better than Apple’s? Although it is clear that wearable technology isn’t going to come cheap, for consumers who are allowing a price comparison to help them to decide whether they will want a Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatch or if they will be hanging in there to see what the rumored iWatch will include, it may be the Samsung device that will hold the greater appeal. It looks as though Samsung is trying to allow price to…

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