The Lore About Touch And Type

When The Iphone came,It did away with a physical keypad with its touchscreen and easy to use interface.While this worked really well for the average consumer,businessmen and Corporate professionals found this as an inconvenience as they had to type around 200 smses a day and their fingers were always pressing the wrong button.So they slowly moved to blackberry phones which offered a qwerty keypad.

My point here is that people get carried away with touchscreens.You should

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not just buy a device because it is touchsceen. Pick the one which best suits your needs.Businessmen will need touch and type whereas the average consumer would prefer a touchscreen.

Over the years,nokia has introduced a whole new type of touch and type.Its a resistive touch with a  normal keypad.Its not even qwerty.This type of phone is a pure inconvenience.Period.It offers the worst from both worlds.A resistive and not capacitive touch and a normal not qwerty keyboard.So why do people buy these phones?Simply because they must have heard from someone that touch and type is the best of both worlds.This article means to break that belief.

Touch and type is good,But dont get carried away.Pick the phone that suits your needs.

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New Mobile Payment System

Payments on the mobile have been improved again and again.However,neither of these methods of payment have as yet substituted the good old hard cash payments.Now,mastercard and ING have teamed up- to create a new click to buy mobile payment system.Its similar to just scanning a code to pay.It makes use of mastercard’s existing PayPass technology.

Here’s how its been described:The solution being tested in the trial supports two scenarios: first, shopping and paying on a phone where the consumer is able to select merchandise they want to purchase, select their payment method, provide their shipping information and enter their PIN to authenticate the transaction. An EMV-compliant cryptogram is supplied by the phone directly to the merchant’s payment gateway for processing. In the second scenario, the consumer is able to start their shopping on a PC or tablet, and then complete the payment step on their phone using a secure QR code that connects the Mobile PayPass application in the user’s phone securely to the merchant’s online shopping cart.