The new wearables — including the soon to be mass released Apple Watch — could cause a veritable revolution. The revolution in advertising is a given. Advertisers are already working on ways to commandeer the smartwatch screen.
But there could be a revolution staged by consumers, if things don’t go well. Because when people sing “He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake” next holiday, you’ll have to ask whether they’re talking about Nike or Coca-Cola or Santa Claus.
Posted in iOS, Mobile Devices, News, Platforms, Predictions, Technology
The folks at Supercuts have made some new upgrades to their online presence in addition to creating a mobile app. The new features now let customers make appointments online and to check-in upon arrival. The app even allows customers to manage same day service.
Along with the check-in option, Supercuts, like some other popular hair salons, has added a hot towel treatment.
“Supercuts has introduced a new complimentary Hot Towel Refresher as a finishing touch to every haircut,” the company says. “At the end of each cut, an expert Supercuts stylist uses a hot towel infused with soothing tea-tree oil to wipe away hairs from the guest’s hairline and neck so guests feel clean and ready to go.”
Posted in Android, iOS, Mobile Apps, Platforms, Technology
Apple wowed Wall Street on Monday in its fiscal Q2 earnings report.
Beating analyst expectations by sizable margins, Apple posted quarterly revenue of $58 billion and quarterly net profit of $13.6 billion — $2.33 per diluted share.
Just how much did Apple’s growth expand year-over-year in the same quarter?
Posted in Announcements, iOS, iPhone, Mobile Devices, News, Platforms, Smartphones, Technology
According to an announcement shared with MMW, this week marks the launch of U.S. Money Prepaid Mobile.
In short, we’re talking about a new app that allows U.S. Money Prepaid Card customers account access on the go.
The new app features account history; card-to-card money transfers; a reload location finder; FAQs; and more.
Posted in Android, Announcements, iOS, Mobile Apps, News
As MMW reported Thursday, Apple has announced that it will hold its 26th annual WWDC June 8 through June 12 at San Francisco’s Moscone West, “with more sessions than ever before streamed to developers.”
This year’s convention, like last year’s, will be all about the future of iOS and OS X.
Developers were invited to apply for tickets via the WWDC website through Friday. And by Saturday morning, Apple was contacting applicants with news of whether or not they had won the ticket lottery.
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Everybody wants to make it on Broadway. Even Scott Forstall, the dismissed former Apple executive and iOS chief who parted ways with the company some three years ago after the regrettable Apple Maps launch.
Since 2012, many have wondered where Forstall went and where he would turn up next.
But over the weekend, we got our answer when Forstall sent the first tweet of his life.
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On Friday, preorders for Apple Watch began just after midnight PST. And within no time at all, supplies were fading fast.
By early morning, orders of Apple Watch — which officially goes on sale April 24th — were returned with shipping estimates out in June 2015.
Now, we were warned that supplies would be tight, but few expected to see such protracted shipping times within hours of the start to preorders.
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