Smartphone OEMs these days are starting to introduce more protective features to their phones. While there have been plenty of water and dust resistant phones in the past, it is safe to say that Sony truly kicked things off with the Sony Xperia Z when the offered water and dust resistance in a high-end flagship device that did not compromise on its design.
Samsung followed suit with the Galaxy S5 and if you’re wondering when will Apple hop on board the bandwagon, it seems that they sort of have already. According to the teardown by the folks at iFixit (via 9to5Mac), it has been discovered that Apple has included rubber gaskets which are placed around some of the iPhone 6’s buttons, which you can see in the image above. Read full post →Rubber Gaskets Found Around iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Buttons Protects Against Water
When it comes to mobile payments, there are several different solutions in the market today, with Apple Pay being the latest, so safe to say that many companies are trying to vie for space in an attempt to become the standard of mobile payments. Well it seems that Square, instead of trying to compete with Apple, has instead opted to embrace them.
According to Square co-founder Jack Dorsey, it seems that his company is looking to build a new register for sellers that will be able to accept Apple Pay as well as a myriad of other payment methods. That being said, Square does not seem to think that Apple is a competitor as they both build different products. Read full post →Square Building Registers To Support Apple Pay