The world of wearables is a vastly expanding ecosystem. That’s according to a new IDC report. And Apple is helping to drive that growth in a very tangible way. In its first appearance in the wearables market, Apple finds itself within striking distance of the established market leader, Fitbit. According to the International Data Corporation […]
Trusted is launching a new service for parents in search of high-quality babysitters — particularly parents who need to find someone ASAP. CEO Anand Iyer compared the startup’s approach to the recently launched senior care service Honor. When you’re looking for a babysitters, Trusted lets you browse the available providers and book them from within the mobile app… Read More
Hilton and Uber announced a partnership today to let hotel guests grab a ride from anywhere they are staying in the world on the hotel’s HHonors app. Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are not an uncommon site alongside taxis at the front entrance of hotels these days. Show More Summary
Samsung has inked a strategic partnership with European media giant Axel Springer. The pair said they will work together on “digital media offerings exclusively for Samsung customers”, saying they will develop a range of “creative new services” to be brought to market “in 2016 and beyond”. Read More
BusinessCreator, Inc. — a provider of local search marketing across mobile and social, is lifting the veil on what’s new. The company tells us that they’re launching Brand Optimization, a service to expand a business’s online visibility. Show More Summary
The following is guest contributed post by Deidre Bakker-Riches, owner of a boutique marketing firm and consultancy, Twlv31 Marketing, and the Head of Communications for Las Vegas advertising agency, Up All Day Creative Solutions (originally published by Mobile Leaders Alliance). It was June 2011 when Google unveiled its latest product — a new social endeavor […]
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September is just around the corner, and speculation is flooding in as to what the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will look like. While this occupies many minds, I believe what – If anything – happens to the iPhone 5c will make more of a difference to Apple as 2016 approaches. Show More Summary
The second-generation Moto 360 has been leaked extensively over the last few weeks, with Motorola's upcoming smartwatch expected to offer more customization options when compared to its predecessor. It looks like Motorola will unveil the smartwatch on September 8, according to an image shared by Lenovo on Weibo.
PayPal today is launching a new take on peer-to-peer payments with the debut of a platform it’s calling PayPal.Me. For the first time, PayPal customers will be able to set up their own user profiles which are associated with a personalized URL (e.g. Show More Summary
While PayPal has made its name (and serious money) helping people pay for their online and in-store purchases, sending cash to friends or family takes a little bit longer than it needs to. That's why the company created the Venmo app, but that's only available to US users. Show More Summary
Honor wants you to name the company's new wearable (previously known as the HonorBandZero), and as a reward you'll receive five year's worth of Honor gear. That's right, for supplying a name for the wearable, you could be in line to receive all future Honor products until 2020.
Samsung's latest wearable features a circular shape, rotating bezel, and the ability to make phone calls independent from a smartphone. The device comes in two basic models: the Gear S2 has a simpler, more modern look, while the Gear S2 Classic has a more traditional appearance. Show More Summary
Should you reside in the UK, you'll now be able to spend at most £30 on each transaction using Apple Pay, as well as contactless cards. The limit for these types of payments was previously set to £20. Unfortunately, this new increase will require merchants to upgrade their terminals that are restricted to the £20 limitation. Show More Summary
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Prominent internet companies in India, such as Flipkart and MakeMyTrip, along with global giants Facebook, Microsoft and HERE have raised concerns over Google's manipulation of search results, alleging that the search engine was ranking its own properties as well as its ad partners above its rivals.
Remember that time Samsung teased a new smartwatch after unveiling some phones we knew were coming? You should! This was seriously only two weeks ago, guys. Anyway, Samsung is finally talking specifics about the watch -- known as the Gear S2 -- ahead of the murky mobile maelstrom brewing in Berlin right now. Show More Summary
Just last Friday the Apple world was abuzz over the latest rumor for the (rumored) new Apple TV which is (rumored) to be unveiled at Apple's September 9th media event. That rumor, from TechCrunch, stated that the revamped remote control for the new Apple TV would include multi-axis motion detection similar to a Nintendo Wii
The LG G4 on AT&T is next up for a fix for the "Stagefright" exploit. An over-the-air update is now pushing out to the smartphone with "device security improvements" listed as the only change. According to AT&T's support page, the update clocks in at 46.7MB large. Show More Summary
So you want to put your latest action camera footage on Instagram or Vine, but you'd rather not transfer the entire video to your computer or phone just to produce a seconds-long highlight. What to do? As of today, GoPro has an easy answer. Show More Summary