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PayPal is rolling out to the merchants that support its payment system, a small USB thumb-drive-size hardware device called beacon. The device uses Low Energy Bluetooth to connect with customers for no-friction check-ins and payments. Walk-in customers with PayPal mobile app [only available on iOS and Android] will receive a vibration or sound announcing ...

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Sony is rumored to be working on a revolutionary lens/sensor attachment solution for smartphone. The device is attached magnetically to the back of smartphone including iPhone or any Android phones. The communication is done over WiFi for NFC with companion app to control the photo taking. Two models are purportedly in the plan with possible ...

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Quip, a mobile word processor for iOS with intuitive simple interface. The free productive app includes threat-based real time collaboration capability and to-do list for tasks. The app intelligently formats document across Web, iPad, iPhone screen sizes. Up to 5 users to collaborate on a single document. The service also offers a business membership for $12 ...

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Today, the Taiwanese unveiled the smaller sibling of the company flagship HTC One. The mini sports a  a 4.3” display compared to 4.7” display on the full version. The device is is designed for people who want a more portable and pocketable form factor, while still enjoying the built quality of a full metal ...

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Google is rolling out a new Google Maps app for Android, this time tablet has its own version. The new app is available first for Android, iOS versions are coming soon. The new Maps for Mobile, Google essentially mimics the same design of the iPhone version of last December. The new version will retire Latitude, ...

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Samsung just announced its latest smartphone offering, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, as the name indicates; the devices consists of a less capable smartphone and a 16MP camera that is equipped with a 10x optical zoom lens, a feature that is lacking on existing smartphones, which rely solely on digital zoom. Furthermore, the camera feature Optical ...

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After touting the Lumia 925, Nokia promised to announce something big that will come in July announcement. That something could be the “EOS” camera equipped with a 41MP camera. Nokia owns a technology called PureView Technology, which uses additional pixels for oversampling for sharper and cleaner images. The Finnish company claims the camera can emulate ...