News Articles

Sony to launch PlayStation Mobile this autumn

Sony to launch PlayStation Mobile this autumn

Sony Computer Entertainment says it’ll start the full-scale launch of PlayStation Mobile in the autumn.

The service, previously named PlayStation Suite, will bring Sony PlayStation games to a variety of mobile devices. This initial launch will include Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, the UK and the USA.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

1 in 8 smartphone owners has made a purchase using their phone

The latest research from the comScore MobiLens service shows that one in eight European smartphone owners has completed a retail transaction on their mobile phone.

The study, which looked at mobile commerce across France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, noted that 19.5 million smartphone users across these ‘EU5’ countries had accessed retail content, with 75% of them conducting and completing a purchase. That’s over 14.5 million mobile shoppers across Europe.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

Visa Europe mobile wallet to hit the UK this autumn

Visa Europe says its new online digital wallet service, V.me by Visa, will be available to a select group of consumers in the UK, Spain and France from autumn this year. Further details, including information about participating banks and retailers, will be announced soon.

V.me by Visa will let consumers add several different credit/debit cards to their digital wallet and then access the service via PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

Telefonica to close its app stores in Germany, Spain and Argentina

BlueVia, Telefonica’s developer program, has announced that Telefónica will be closing its App Stores in Germany, Spain and Argentina at the end of the month.

This affects the O2 App Store in Germany and Movistar App Stores in Spain and Argentina.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

Record visitors reported at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2012

More than 67,000 people visited Mobile World Congress this year, setting a new record for the GSMA’s event. The four-day mobile industry conference and exhibition attracted visitors from 205 countries worldwide, with visitor numbers up 11% year-on-year.

Over 1,500 companies exhibited.

Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
RSS
123468910Last

Follow thefonecast.com

Twitter @TheFonecast RSS podcast feed
Find us on Facebook Subscribe free via iTunes

Archive Calendar

«August 2022»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
25262728293031
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930311234

Archive

Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement