June 24, 2021

Skagen smartwatch

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Skagen just debuted a new version of its gorgeous smartwatch, starting at $275 — here’s everything that’s new By Avery Hartmans From Business Insider One of the most beautiful smartwatches running Google’s Wear OS just got an upgrade. Skagen — a Danish-inspired, hyper-minimalist watch brand — introduced on Wednesday the Falster 2, an upgrade to […]

Gadget of the week-wearables

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The weird world of offbeat wearables By Jon Turi From engadget While most of us have yet to morph into a gadget-laden “gargoyle” (like the one in Snow Crash) the wearable market has still lavished an endless assortment of devices to scatter about our person. The majority of offerings fall into the fitness tracker and […]

CurrentC is the big retailers’ clunky attempt to kill Apple Pay and credit card fees

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By Josh Constine from Techcrunch Long before Apple Pay, big brick-and-mortar retail chains were conspiring to sidestep the typical 2% to 3% fees they’re charged by credit card companies when consumers pay with credit. A company called MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange), spearheaded by Walmart, was started to build a mobile payment solution that would become […]

Apple Pay to launch this week with mixed expectations

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By Jordan Golson From TechRepublic Apple is expected to launch its Apple Pay mobile payments initiative this week for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners, but not everyone is excited. Apple will hold a media event on Thursday at its Cupertino headquarters. The company is expected to launch a new iMac, updated iPads, and announce […]