The Wall Street Journal reports that many banks are becoming more strict on the sign-up process for adding cards to Apple Pay, as many crooks are loading stolen credit cards on the mobile payment system found on the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and soon Apple Watch.
While the Apple Pay system isn’t actively creating fraud, criminals who already have stolen credit cards are able to easily load them to the mobile wallet due to lax procedures and are able to use them in-stores, evading authorities…. Read the rest of this post here
Japan Display confirmed rumors on Friday it’s building a new factory to boost its LCD output capacity by 20 percent, and Apple will be one of the main investors for the plant, as it will be the primary supplier, reports Reuters…. Read the rest of this post here
Take remote control of your household electronics with the awesome Bayit Smart Socket. Link your electronic devices and appliances to your WiFi connection and, using the simple iOS app, turn them on and off wherever you are in the world…. Read the rest of this post here
PhoneArena is on hand at Mobile World Congress, where it got the chance to compare the freshly unveiled Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the Apple iPhone 6. The speed test was caught on video, where the Galaxy S6 Edge’s Exynos 7420 is put to the test against the Apple A8 process found within the iPhone 6…. Read the rest of this post here
No RPG player likes the word “streamlining.” It’s practically a synonym for “shallow” at this point – a word that warns you to temper your expectations and prepare for a game with fewer interesting choices and nuances than you’d like it to have. It’s for that reason that I have trouble defining The Behemoth’s Game 4 (the typical working title for them). Calling it a strategy RPG “lite” doesn’t do it justice; neither does saying it’s “streamlined.” Let’s just say what’s important though: I didn’t see Game 4 coming. In typical Behemoth style, it’s completely different from what they’ve done before, and though it may be a fair bit simpler than, say, Final Fantasy Tactics or Fire Emblem, it kept me either chuckling or making interesting decisions for the full duration of the demo, and that’s a great start.
This coming Monday is going to be a big day in the tech world. It is the day that, presumably, Apple will officially launch its long-awaited Watch. I don’t know about you, but the waiting is excruciating.
If you need some content to keep you distracted while waiting for the hours to tick by, we’ve got a list of apps and games that might keep your mind blissfully ignorant of the time this weekend…. Read the rest of this post here
Virtual reality was all over the Game Developers Conference this year, and soon it’ll be all over your living room. Before that happens, we’ve rounded the best VR experiences we had at the show to give you a preview of what will soon become your reality.
I came into Sony’s Project Morpheus demo skeptical: how could console VR ever compete with something hooked into a custom PC? Well, I can’t tell you how the PS4 managed it, but man, it sure did.
The NVC crew has to keep moving in this piece from artist Pandamusk.
Special guest Mark MacDonald rejoins the cast of Nintendo Voice Chat to talk about the challenging process of translating Japanese games for the West. He joins host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider, as they trade impressions of Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars and Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Then, after the break, the crew tackles some of your queries once again on the Question Block.