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PayPal officially announced the mobile payment solution with the free “PayPal Here” reader and accompanying free iOS and Android application.
PayPal’s system can accept all major credit cards and offers a few more ways to get paid outside of credit cards. Merchants can accept direct PayPal payments and checks, yes hand written checks, in addition to credit cards. The funds (except for payments via check) are available the same day in the user’s PayPal account.
Apple’s new iPad, unofficially dubbed the “iPad 3,” is going to officially be available on Friday, March 16, 2012. Walmart is rumored to be selling the new iPad as of midnight. The new iPad features a sharp retina display, 4G LTE capability, voice dictation, updated iSight camera, a sleek frame similar to that of the iPad 2 and price within the $499 to $829 range.
Customer response to Apple’s new iPad has been “off the charts” and pre-orders for the next-generation tablet have already sold out. On March 7, Apple unveiled its third-generation iPad, to Apple fans around the world. The iPad More >
With Apple’s media event being right around the corner and the expectancy of a new Apple TV, the next generation iPad, and an unknown accessory – Apple stock jumps to a new high, increasing its total market capitalization to nearly $500 billion. The tech giant crossed the $535 mark in the afternoon which helped push its market cap to more than $498 billion dollars. The company’s stock ended up closing the day by being up $9.65 per share, which is equivalent to 1.84%.
Apple blew part a market capitalization of $456 billion earlier this month, which at the time was equal to the combined More >
Logitech has announced a new lineup of accessories for the iPad and Android tablets.
Encompassing products for both iPad and Android-based tablets, the new lineup from Logitech features a wide range of accessories — from keyboards to speakers — that help create the perfect environment for your tablet. Whether you want to use your tablet to catch up with friends on Facebook, post quick updates to your blog, or share your favorite music – Logitech has a product for you.
The revolutionary Square credit card reader is now available through the Apple online store for only $9.95. Just plug it into your iPod Touch 4G, iPhone 4, or iPad 1 or 2 and install the free Square app via iTunes and you’ll be good to go. It allows you to be free from complicated contracts, monthly fees, or merchant accounts. All you pay is 2.75% per transaction.
The little Square credit card reader is available in black and white color that includes a $10 redemption code. The Square is currently only available for use in the U.S only and accepts U.S issued Visa, MasterCard, American More >
Apple announced iPad 2 in a recent event held at in an event held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Since the announcement there’s been quite a flood in the accessories market, you might like to take a peek at what manufacturers have been working on under NDA.
Booq is coming out with a nice looking folio case for the iPad 2 that includes a non-digital component — a built-in and replaceable paper notepad. The Booqpad for iPad 2 (below) starts at US$49.95, with a “luxury option” available at $99.95. The notepad sheets are the same size as an iPad 2 screen and are More >
Amongst all the recent introductions from the Apple event, the groundbreaking new “Smart Cover” for the iPad 2 seems to go unnoticed by many. Demonstrated on stage in conjunction with the 2nd generation iPad’s big unveiling, the magnetic smart cover makes it possible for your iPad 2 to automatically “wake up” when you open the case. Correspondingly, when the case is closed, your iPad will be put to sleep. There is even a microfiber surface on the inside to keep your iPad’s glass screen fresh and clean.
The Smart Covers sport a bendable flap that conforms to the side of the device as well via More >
“HiJack” is a work in progress project from a development team at the University of Michigan whose goal is to make basic data peripherals for iDevices at very low costs. The audio jack on the devices are used to both power the peripheral and transmit data. This process of utilizing a 2 in 1 method for attaching the accessory allows for development of creative and useful attachments for the iDevices. Most of the time, the biggest cost in production of an iOS data sensor is from the right to use the “Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod” logo and the 30-pin connector. What project “HiJack” is doing is More >
Motorola was expected to make a decent but short showing at CES 2011, but what we didn’t expect was how Motorola would make up for the lack of devices to show off with the depth of each device. We were anticipating tablets and 4G phones with dual-core processors, we definitely got what we were looking and then some. The innovation from Motorola that was seen at CES was more than enough to make the company stand out.
The week started off with the official launch of Motorola Mobility as its own publicly traded company. This kicked off the new start for Motorola as a new beginning with an More >
Today RIM launched their Built For BlackBerry Program, a new initiative that brings RIM together with select market-leading brands in the development of accessories and peripherals. It is built for BlackBerry products are specifically designed to work with Blackberry smartphones and BlackBerry’s soon to release PlayBook tablet. The program offers technical, strategic, and marketing support, which allows members to complement the BlackBerry portfolio with “exciting accessories.”
RIM’s new Built for Blackberry program aims to make sure that verified and approved third party manufacturing More >