The TSB has unveiled plans for its customers to use an app that will enable access to their account with the blink of an eye. The iris recognition software will be introduced from September for some Samsung Galaxy phones. The bank says that this is a secure form of biometric authentication. A spokesman for the […]
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Search and Mobile enthusiast, like to tinker in apps, machine learning, big data and currently Python.
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In a bid to tackle the growing threat from spyware and malware masquerading as apps, Google has apparently installed a panic mode function for its Android platform. The aim is to kill the user’s device when activated. The panic mode will detect when the user has an issue and return them to the home screen […]
A mobile phone app developed by Ticketmaster could see queues at concerts and gigs becoming a thing of the past. The app uses ‘smart tones’ to check people into the event rather than scanning a barcode or a QR code from a paper ticket. The app also enables concertgoers to skip the queue by showing […]
Hello! I’ve started to curate some good resources for those that want to learn a little more about research methodology for their jobs. This is mainly aimed at newbies with no formal or academic research education or training. Statistics Need to work out a statistical sample size? Here’s a sample size generator: https://www.surveysystem.com/sscalc.htm Not sure […]
A new ‘walk mode’ app from Samsung is aimed at keeping users safe while they text and walk. The idea is to prevent distracted mobile device users from bumping into other pedestrians and vehicles. It’s available for downloading from the Google Play Store and will send an alert to the user when danger is imminent. […]
For any app developer interested in Android O then they can use the public beta launch to test it. To try out the upcoming OS, users will need a compatible Pixel or Nexus device. The new platform is promising fluid experiences and a raft of new features including a multi-window mode for picture-in-picture use, autofill […]
Brits are increasingly struggling to control their out of hours shopping expenditure which is leaving them out of pocket, says a new survey. The findings reveal that the apps encourage users to spend more than they intend to so they lose track of outgoings. The convenience of apps and the ability to make purchases with […]
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In the fast-growing market for food delivery apps, one firm says it will grab a big slice of the action with its smart TV app. The announcement from Foodnfilm says its app will not be available for mobile phones and only for smart TVs. The market for food delivery in the UK has rocketed and […]
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