LoopPay tech will be part of Samsung Pay
Samsung Electronics has announced a new mobile payment service called Samsung Pay.
It combines what it’s calling Magnetic Secure Transmission - the technology used by its recent acquisition LoopPay - with Near Field Communication. As a result, it says consumers will be able to use secure mobile payments at ‘nearly all’ merchant locations.
HTC has announced the latest update to its flagship smartphone.
This new handset is the HTC One M9, which follows in the footsteps of last year’s HTC One M8 and the original 2013 HTC One.
Samsung has launched two new premium smartphones ahead of this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
A significant difference between the two phones is the curved display that wraps round both sides of the S6 edge.
Podcast - 27th February 2015
We're taking a look back at the biggest mobile industry news stories from February 2015, including allegations that the UK's security service tried to breach SIM card security by hacking into one of the world's biggest SIM producers.
We also talk about the planned BT and EE merger, the creation of two new UK virtual networks, some acquisitions in the mobile payment arena and a new Ubuntu smartphone.
The ‘explorer edition’ of Google Glass was discontinued earlier this year - but now Sony has stepped into the market, releasing a ‘developer edition’ of the Sony SmartEyeglass.
It’ll cost £620 and is already available to order in the UK, with availability expected from March.