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British retailers lead the way in mobile e-commerce

Whilst retailers seem to recognise the importance of e-commerce they’ve been slower to switch to the new technology than their customers. The sample reveals that 62 per cent of retailers have an online shop. Clothes and shoe shops are the pioneers, whilst DIY retailers barely make use of e-commerce at all. Compared to Belgium, France, Britain and Germany, the Netherlands ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Nexus Users Face Fingerprint Sensor Issues Post Android 7.1.2 Update

Earlier this month, the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update was made available for Pixel and select Nexus devices and brought along several bug fixes along. Now, several Pixel and Nexus owners have complained that the update also brought along an issue regarding the fingerprint sensors due to which the device fails to recognise the authentication hardware. On its support forum, Google ... Read More »

Amazon India Gets RBI Nod For Mobile Wallet

New Delhi: Online marketplace Amazon India has secured a licence to operate prepaid payment instrument (PPI) or mobile wallet in the country as it tries to compete more aggressively against rivals Snapdeal and Paytm. The approval will help the US-based giant to cash in on the booming digital payments market in India. “We are pleased to receive our PPI license ... Read More »

Here’s everything that’s included with T-Mobile One

Mobile phone carriers typically compete in three key areas: price, coverage and network speed. T-Mobile does as well, but adds a fourth area to the list: freebies. The self-proclaimed “Uncarrier” offers a wealth of extra goodies to subscribers — so many, in fact, that I thought it might be worthwhile to gather them in a list. Full disclosure: I’m not ... Read More »

Starbucks to test mobile order and pay-only store at headquarters

Getty Images Starbucks’ Adam Brotman demonstrates mobile order and pay on the the company’s app during the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting. Starbucks will open a dedicated mobile order and pay store next week in its Seattle headquarters building as it tests how to best serve convenience-oriented customers, the company said in a letter to employees on Thursday. The coffee chain ... Read More »

Calling 911 on a Mobile Phone

Q. I saw on the news that a bunch of cellphone users couldn’t connect to the 911 emergency number the other week because of an “outage.” Why is dialing 911 different on a mobile phone than on a landline? A. When someone dials the national 911 number, a nearby call center for emergency services (known as a public safety answering ... Read More »

Locations for mobile speed cameras in Derbyshire revealed

The list of where the devices will be this week has come from the Casualty Reduction Enforcement Support Team. The locations where mobile speed cameras will be in force across Derbyshire this week have been revealed. The list of where the devices will be this week has come from the Casualty Reduction Enforcement Support Team, which forms part of the ... Read More »

HTC U Ultra Now Available to Buy in India at Rs. 59,990

HIGHLIGHTS HTC U Ultra features the Sense Companion AI-based feature The smartphone ships with HTC USonic earphones It is available in Blue and Black colour variants currently After its launch in late-February, HTC has made the U Ultra smartphone available to buy in the country on Monday, via the HTC India Store. The U Play, which was launched alongside the ... Read More »

LG Will Be First to Introduce Phone with Android Nougat — But What Does That Even Mean?

LG (KRX:066570) has announced it will unveil it’s latest phone — the v20 — on September 6. And one thing at least is for certain. The phone will be the first to run the new Android Nougat operating system. But what does that mean exactly and how useful will the phone be for business communications? The announcements of new smartphones ... Read More »

4 New LG X Series Phones Focus on Different Feature Sets

Smartphone makers are doing all they can to come up with the next best thing and until now, each attempt was designed to put more of the best technology in a single device. But there is only so much you can put in a form factor as small as a smartphone. The new approach by LG takes a step back ... Read More »