Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


MCX Mobile payments rolling out to Walmart and other locations in Ohio

MCX Mobile payments rolling out to Walmart and other locations in Ohio

Mobile payments have been making their way to a bunch of retailers around the world, but some of the biggest companies in the US have yet to adopt mobile payments. Three years ago a group of retailers in the US working under the Merchant Customer Exchange umbrella decided to enter the mobile payments market. That Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) partnership includes Walmart, Target, and Darden Restaurants.

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Joby GripTight Auto Vent Clip keeps your smartphone secure

Joby GripTight Auto Vent Clip keeps your smartphone secure

I find in my area that the maps that are on my TomTom GPS device leave a lot to be desired, especially in rural areas. TomTom has a very hard time with rural county roads and I often end up going to my Android smartphone and Google Maps to find my way. In that instance I am always looking for a good way to secure my smartphone to keep it from ending up on the floor and to keep it where I can easily see it.

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Black Ops III pre-orders include Nuk3town multiplayer map

Black Ops III pre-orders include Nuk3town multiplayer map

The next game in the Call of Duty franchise is Black Ops III set to launch on November 6. This game will certainly sell in droves with CoD being one of the most popular multiplayer shooters in the world. Black Ops III is set in the future with combat taking place in 2065 and features refreshed gameplay and a new momentum-based chained movement system to make for more exciting close quarters combat than fans have had in past generations.

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Pugz earbuds are wireless and charge from your phone

Pugz earbuds are wireless and charge from your phone

Many of the headphones and earbuds on the market today are big and bulky items that look like something a DJ would wear during a show. If you are the sort of person who wants their audio gear to be as small as possible the Pugz earbuds might be just what you are looking for. These earbuds have a minimal size and shape and are designed to fit in the ear comfortably.

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AT&T launches GigaPower map highlighting current and planned cities

AT&T launches GigaPower map highlighting current and planned cities

AT&T's plan to combat Google and its fast Google Fiber internet service is called GigaPower. Earlier this year, GigaPower came to Kansas City, the first location where Google rolled out Google Fiber. The next moth AT&T rolled GigaPower out in Cupertino, Ca. There are a number of folks wanting to know when they might be able to get GigaPower service in their area and AT&T has made that easier to track and discover with a new map.

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Canon 4K projector rocks 5,000 lumens with a compact size

Canon 4K projector rocks 5,000 lumens with a compact size

Canon has announced that it is working on a new home theater projector that crams 4k resolution into a compact and light body. The projector is still under development, but Canon is talking it up ahead of its launch. The native resolution of digital cinema is 4,096 x 2,160 and the Canon projector will go above that resolution with 4,096 x 2,400 resolution.

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