Samsung Electronics has announced the GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus, the successor to its original 7-inch tablet.
The GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus runs the ‘Honeycomb’ version of Android (v3.2) on a 1.2GHz dual-core processor.
ABI Research predicts that NFC payments will be a mass market-adopted behaviour in the USA and Western Europe in 2016, arguing against analysts who say they’ll remain a hype-driven phenomenon.
Over $100 billion (£64 billion) is expected to be spent worldwide using NFC in 2016.
Mark Bridge writes:
The text message just said "Yellow Citroën hatchback". At least the diaeresis on the ë was in the right place. It meant the stranger who was giving me a lift from the station was probably an urbane French speaker. Either that, or they had surprisingly good predictive text on their phone. The third possibility - a serial killer with an old Sagem - hadn't crossed my mind yet.
It was at this point I realised I'd already fallen for Over The Air, a unique event aimed at mobile developers. Throwing caution to the wind, I'd arranged a lift there via Twitter with a mysterious developer I'd never met. Or spoken to.