Barclays announces corporate launch for Pingit app

Barclays have announced their Pingit app will be available to corporate clients, enabling clients to receive payments from their customers as well as allowing customers to pay their bills instantly and easily.

Barclays’ corporate collections functionality makes greater use of quick response (QR) codes. Businesses can register for a unique QR code or corporate ID and then put them on invoices and statements.

Pingit, which has been available commercially since February and recently passed 500,000...

By James Bourne, 17 May 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Mobile.

Apple is at the core of customer satisfaction

Research from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) suggests that Apple is ahead of the pack in terms of user satisfaction.

ACSI, who rank large companies out of 100 year-on-year, published in their May results for cellular telephones that Apple has an eight point lead over their nearest competitors and a whopping 14-point lead over the backmarker, Research in Motion (RIM).

The Michigan-based company uses demographics of customer expectations, complaints and loyalty, and perceived quality and value...

By James Bourne, 15 May 2012, 0 comments. Categories: BlackBerry, iOS, Research.

Visa’s payWave app to align with Samsung Galaxy S3 for Olympics

Samsung have confirmed that limited edition showcase Samsung Galaxy S3 devices will have the contactless payment app Visa payWave enabled for the Olympics.

The smartphones will be available to sponsored athletes and selected partners, with Visa and Samsung installing 3,000 terminals on the Olympic site alone.

Samsung had introduced the Galaxy S3 last week with features including a 4.8 inch HD screen, an 8MP camera and the S Voice voice-recognition software.

Visa claims that the payWave app is most useful...

By James Bourne, 15 May 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Samsung.

Happy Snappii brings in more Android support

The American app maker Snappii, which specialises in rapid mobile apps development, has announced increased support of Android devices.

This means new apps created on the platform will utilise native Android APIs, which gives Snappii more compatibility with Android, increasing productivity and stability.

The primary upshot of this though is greater functionality with their apps, including enhanced colour schemes, leverage of Google Maps, and the ability to create apps in 17 languages.

This is another good...

By James Bourne, 09 May 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Android, Enterprise App Stores, iOS, Mobile, Tablet.