Tag Archives: SmartPhone

Mobile wallets and Bango

In the last few years, the idea that we will soon abandon our wallet in favor of our mobile phones has moved from being an interesting possibility, to a future-gazing cliché. Many have begun to fear that the flying car … Continue reading

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Frictionless payments and PIN codes: Don’t do it!

One of the biggest challenges for an app store or mobile merchant is deciding whether to implement the best possible frictionless payment experience and drive the highest conversion rates, or introduce PIN codes before payment confirmation. Pin codes could increase … Continue reading

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Mobile commerce on the march

We spotted a really interesting infographic from BigCommerce today. They’ve drawn together numbers surrounding the migration from conventional e-commerce to mobile commerce (m-commerce). Noting the massive rise in smartphones and an increased enthusiasm for online payments BigCommerce ask, will m-commerce … Continue reading

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Carrier billing available to more BlackBerry App World customers

Bango and Research In Motion have further expanded the ability for BlackBerry smartphone customers to pay for BlackBerry App World apps on their monthly bill. Telefonica Germany, Tigo Colombia, Virgin UK and Vodacom South Africa are among the latest carriers … Continue reading

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Flash is out, HTML5 is in and we’re heading for an apocalypse!

Top 10 highlights of 2011 and predictions for 2012 2011 has been an exciting time for the mobile industry seeing many changes take place, some of which were on the cards and others totally unexpected. With consumers increasingly using their … Continue reading

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Mobile performance through lightweight

…what the mobile industry can learn from car manufacturers With the coming of quad core CPUs in mobile phones in 2012, are the manufacturers focusing on the right fight or are they in a spiralling battle over engine size? Adam … Continue reading

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Smartphone innovations of tomorrow

It’s been a busy week in mobile, with Samsung and Google announcing the Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), the latest iPhone 5 speculation (did Steve design it?) and rumours of Sony looking to acquire the mobile handset … Continue reading

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