China Mobile Starts Taking 4.7” and 5.5” iPhone 6 Reservations [PIC]

September 1st, 2014 10 Comments »

Although there are eight days to go until Apple officially unveils the next generation iPhone China Mobile’s Beijing branch is already offering pre-orders for that device.
Sina Tech, a major Chinese online media company, point out a preorder page, which although not containing the “iPhone 6″ keyword, does show a (manipulated?) image does prominently display the [...]

Apple said to be working with MasterCard and Visa for mobile wallet

September 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Apple is reportedly in talks with Mastercard, Visa and American Express to use NFC as the foundation for a mobile payments platform. Are we finally close to settling on a mobile payments standard?

Apple said to be working with MasterCard and Visa for mobile wallet originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014.

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Apple Partners with VISA, MasterCard for iPhone 6 NFC Mobile Wallet: Bloomberg

August 31st, 2014 10 Comments »

Here we go again–Bloomberg is reporting this long weekend Apple has reportedly partnered with VISA and MasterCard for its upcoming iPhone 6 mobile wallet:
Apple Inc. plans to turn its next iPhone into a mobile wallet through a partnership with major payment networks, banks and retailers, according a person familiar with the situation.
The agreement includes Visa [...]

Report: Apple’s iPhone 6 to Use Dutch Chipmaker NXP Tech for NFC Mobile Payments

August 29th, 2014 10 Comments »

More reports are coming in to seemingly confirm Apple’s iPhone 6 will feature an NFC mobile payments solution, this time coming from the Financial Times which reports Apple will use an NFC solution from Dutch chipmaker NXP:
Several people familiar with Apple’s plans say NXP will provide the secure near-field communications chips that will allow an iPhone [...]

More Reports Confirm Apple ‘Wearable Gadget’ Coming, Plus iPhone 6 NFC Mobile Payments

August 28th, 2014 10 Comments »

Apple this morning sent out media invites for its iPhone media event, set to take place on September 9. While Re/code reported Apple is set to debut a wearable device as well at this event, Bloomberg is now chiming in with saying the same thing:
Apple will introduce a wearable gadget along with new iPhones on [...]

iPhone 6 Said to Feature Mobile Payment Platform Powered by NFC

August 28th, 2014 10 Comments »

The discussion concerning the iPhone’s NFC capabilities heats up as we approach the rumoured September 9 launch-date. Following schematic leaks and other reports, Wired is the latest publication to confirm that Apple will be equipping the iPhone 6 with an NFC chip.
The company’s next iPhone will feature its own payment platform, sources familiar with the [...]

Madden NFL Mobile review – broken play for a 1st down

August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Madden NFL is the only game in town when it comes to console football
video games. But that’s not the case on mobile devices where there’s no shortage of football action appealing to all types of players. Perhaps this is why the Madden franchise has had some
trouble finding [...]

Study: Mobile Etiquette in Canada is Continually Getting Worse

August 26th, 2014 10 Comments »

According to a study conducted for PC mobile, mobile manners continue to slip in Canada. 
The study found that the way Canadians are using their smartphones are moving into an area which is unacceptable and potentially dangerous. Areas of interest include texting while driving or using your smartphone while in the bathroom. 
Here is a list of [...]

New Patent Almost Confirms Apple’s Move Into Mobile Payments

August 26th, 2014 10 Comments »

According to a new Apple patent filing published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the company has invented a mobile wallet designed to hold digital credit, debit cards and coupons issued by a range of merchants and financial institutions, something that pretty much confirms the Cupertino giant’s plans to enter the world of mobile [...]

MTS Wireless Devices Arrive at The Mobile Shop Kiosks within Superstore

August 26th, 2014 10 Comments »

MTS customers can now buy the carrier’s wireless devices at The Mobile Shop kiosks within nine Real Canadian Superstore locations in Manitoba, including Winnipeg, Brandon and Steinbach.
“We’re thrilled to partner with such a prestigious national retail chain and to continue to provide more options for our customers,” said Pat Solman, Vice President of Consumer Customer Solutions [...]

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