Mobile Design

A big acquisition, a 5G quandary and a brush up on your Shakespeare

By on Feb 6, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

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The iPhone X is Apple’s underrated masterpiece

By on Feb 5, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

After 10 years of epic success selling roughly the same luxury good to the world, last year Apple decided to radically reinvent its iPhone with a totally new design, a never-before-seen Face ID system, and a four-figure price tag. The company could have just released its pair of iPhone 8 models and instantly minted a fresh $100 billion in revenue, but it opted to do...

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Best Laptops 2018: Google Pixelbook Vs. MacBook Pro 13 Vs. HP Spectre 13 Vs. Dell XPS 13 (Review)

By on Feb 4, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Google Pixelbook. Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and Dell all offer solid new versions of their flagship 13-inch models. And Google has entered the fray with its Pixelbook. I’ve been using all four. So which one comes out on top? (Note this is an update to a previous post and adds the Google Pixelbook because of its significance in 2018. Changes have been made...

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Why mPOS adoption continues to lag with retailers

By on Feb 3, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

By Ben Wagner, director of product, solutions, Ingenico Group/North America A few years ago, there was considerable buzz in the retail industry about the enormous potential of mobile point of sale and its ability to transform the in-store customer experience. With online competitors driving new consumer expectations and shopping behavior, this was seen as a key...

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Google closes $1.1B deal with HTC’s smartphone unit

By on Feb 2, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Brief: Google closed a $1.1 billion deal with HTC to add more than 2,000 mobile engineers in Taiwan to its ranks, according to Bloomberg. Google seeks to design more of its own consumer hardware and may get into the development of special-purpose chips, as Apple has done, Bloomberg said. Google’s most recent Pixel device had a new image processor to improve...

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Microsoft Store for Windows 10 Mobile updated with performance improvements

By on Feb 1, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Image Courtesy: Microsoft itself recently confirmed that no new Windows phones and features are planned, but the company has promised to maintain app and security support for the mobile platform. Microsoft Store is today receiving a new update for Windows 10 Mobile operating system and it appears to have added no new features. Microsoft Store has been...

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