Samsung has patented a wireless charging smartphone case, capable of powering a separate wearable device, like the Gear S3. In the patent released last week, it showed how the case would be able to send energy from the smartphone to the wearable, as a top up. It is another solution Samsung has proposed to fix […]
inMarket, one of the world’s largest beacon platforms, says its analysis shows its platform influenced $14.5 billion in consumer spending during the Black Friday weekend. The platform noticed 370 percent more beacon detections than the same time last year, showing the rise in beacon engagement from both consumers and retailers in 2016. See Also: Estimote Mirror […]
Smart beacons are currently limited to displaying personalized or relevant data on the smartphone, but that might not be the case for much longer. Estimote, a leader in beacon tech, has launched the Mirror, a beacon that connects to TV displays. A retailer can connect the Mirror to a TV through HDMI and USB, usually […]
Contactless payments from smartphones and wearables is still a small segment of the payments market, but might see a surge in usage over the next two years, according to Juniper Research. The research firm predicts the value of the smartphone and wearable contactless payments to rise from $35 billion to $95 billion in 2018. See […]
“Smiley-face-penguin-santa-claus” may become your new password.
BlackBerry’s possible Android dalliance is just delaying the inevitable.
Samsung’s not giving up on Tizen anytime soon.
Could there be a Foxconn phone in our future?
It’s not a sure thing, but if it happens, it’s about time.
But you’ll have to wait for Windows 10.
Can the Galaxy S6 save it?
It sure doesn’t look like a Nexus 6.
A curved phablet may be the latest example of LG’s inferiority complex.
It might be a while before Google feels a thing.
It’s time to say goodbye to the best Nexus phone ever made.
Better brush up on your pronunciation.
But they’ll have a tough time slowing down the iPhone 6.
Just tape it over your deadbolt. Did we just say “tape”?
Steve Perlman and Dish Network lay down a marker.
The company suggests it’s giving up on smartphones and smart TVs.