Galaxy SIV to feature NFC support

POSTED BY on Mar 12 under Mobile & Web News

There are rumors that the iPhone 5S will include NFC technology to catch up with the rival Android devices, who are using it for quite some time now. Latest rumors are suggesting that the Galaxy SIV will follow in the footsteps of its predecessor the Galaxy SIII. A leaked image of the battery of the [...]

The Galaxy SIV might be coping Sony’s float touch tech

POSTED BY on Mar 11 under Mobile & Web News

The upcoming Galaxy SIV will reportedly include a float touch display tech, which is a feature that appeared first on the Sony Xperia Sola. According to the latest rumors the Samsung device will include the the floating touch feature that will enable users to control the screen without even touching it. The floating touch display [...]

Nokia backing Apple in the Apple/Samsung trial

POSTED BY on Mar 7 under Mobile & Web News

The Apple/Samsung patent trial continues but a new player has entered the dispute – Nokia made it clear that is taking Apple’s side. Apple’s request for a ban of twenty six Samsung smartphones and tablets in December was denied with the US court stating that Apple has to prove the relationship between the stolen features [...]

The Galaxy SIV to include eye scrolling feature

POSTED BY on Mar 6 under Mobile & Web News

Samsung’s Galaxy SIV to include eye scrolling feature, which will make it easier to read text hand free. The device is expected to launch in an event in New York on March 14th and will be able to sense eye placement on pages. When it tracks the movement of the eye at the bottom of [...]

Google is worried that it has created a monster

POSTED BY on Feb 26 under Mobile & Web News

The constant threat that Apple is in the mobile marketplace, Google now has to worry even about its most successful partner – Samsung. Google is fearing that Samsung might use its massive power to demand bigger shares of Google’s ad profits. Google provides the Android software for free but it shares search profits with handset [...]

Coles supermarket chain and MasterCard to trial a mobile payments app

POSTED BY on Feb 22 under Mobile & Web News

The Australian supermarket chain Coles has revealed its partnership with MasterCard to offer its customers a mobile payments application allowing them to make NFC payments. The trial will run for 3 months with Coles stating that the application will be available to the public by the end of 2013. Coles MasterCard users will be able [...]

The Coffee Bean and Samsung placing NFC stickers in Singapore

POSTED BY on Feb 12 under Mobile & Web News

The Coffee Bean and Samsung have placed NFC stickers in all 50 outlets in Singapore. The campaign will run until 7th of March and will reward Samsung users with an up sized drink for tapping the NFC poster that is linked to the Coffee Bean Facebook page and like it after it pops up. For [...]

US court denied Apple’s request to speed up ban on Samsung devices

POSTED BY on Feb 6 under Mobile & Web News

The US court of appeals has denied Apple‘s appeal to speed up the ban on Samsung devices. The district court has rejected Apple’s expedited appeal of a sales ban on Samsung smartphones and stated that the company must wait to have its request heard, after losing the permanent injunction motion in 2012. The judge told [...]

Apple’s iPhone became the most used mobile device for internet activity

POSTED BY on Feb 5 under Mobile & Web News

Apple’s iPhone overtakes Nokia’s handsets and has become the most used mobile device for online activity. In January Nokia drops the first place, as Apple’s iPhone make up the majority of internet activity. The iPhone’s internet activity is on the rise in January, but it is falling compared to a year earlier. In 2012 the [...]

Nokia beats Samsung and Apple in Finland

POSTED BY on Feb 4 under Mobile & Web News

Nokia’s new line of Windows Phone devices has been doing very well and they have actually beaten the Samsung’s Galaxy S3 and Apple’s iPhone 5 or at least in its homeland. Latest rankings for Elisa and DNA carriers are showing that Nokia manages to holds its own. However it is not the Lumia devices that [...]

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