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.

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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.

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