Amazon has launched a US-based mobile payment service with a plug-in credit card reader for smartphones and tablets.
It enables small business owners to take payments on mobile devices via a free app and is seen as a rival to longer-established services including Square, PayPal and iZettle.
SMS Audio, the audio brand co-founded by Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson, is working with Intel Corporation on a headphone system that’ll incorporate biometric sensors.
Its forthcoming 'SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones powered by Intel' will include an optical heart rate monitor to collect fitness data.
HTC has announced a Windows Phone version of its flagship HTC One smartphone in the USA.
The HTC One (M8) for Windows shares many of the Android-powered M8’s features, including the all-metal casing, the large sensor ‘UltraPixel’ camera and the front-facing stereo speakers.
A ‘priority answer service’ option for EE customers has proved unpopular with some customers, according to press reports.
Earlier this month the network introduced a new 50p priority option for calls to customer services.
Samsung Electronics has announced a new Android-powered premium smartphone called the Galaxy Alpha.
The Galaxy Alpha is surrounded by a metal frame and is less than 7mm deep.