The Internet of Things Engages UX

Sponsored post Like the computers and mobile phones in earlier days, the Internet of Things (IoT) is the next big hype creating expectations in the business world today. As is known, the IoT connects devices/things with chips through transmitters, sensors, wireless networks, actuators and the Cloud, while making them traceable thus re-engineering all electronic commodities…

NFC contactless payments on London bus journeys hit one million

Over one million journey on London buses have now been payed for using contactless NFC payment systems, Transport for London have today revealed. The scheme, which launched four months ago and allows commuters to pay for single journeys by tapping…

Hands-on review: Beats Pill portable speaker

Beats, quickly becoming the most-recognisable (and most visible) headphones brand on the market, have been branching out of the headwear game since breaking from their partners at Monster. The latest fruits to come forth from the Dr Dre-endorsed brand is…

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini refresh adds NFC

Samsung have revealed an updated version of their Galaxy S3 Mini handset, re-worked to now include NFC contactless technology. The new Galaxy S3 Mini will be compatible with contactless payment points in shops up and down the land, as well…

London buses now accept NFC contactless payments

London buses have been upgraded to accept contactless fare payments from NFC-enabled smartphones and credit cards as of today, alongside regular cash and Oyster Card fares. All 8,500 of London's buses will have the new systems introduced today, though the…