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Samsung adds payments to its smart TVs
Samsung Electronics is stepping up its payments push with the launch of a payment service that lets users buy content on some of its newer smart TVs.The service is designed from scratch to provide an easy and safe way to make payments on TVs using credit cards, debit cards or Paypal, according to Samsung.Once users have registered, they just have to press the "Pay Now" button, and enter their PIN. They'll be able to make in-app purchases in games, for example. The service will initially be offered in 32 countries on select TVs that went on sale either this year or in 2104, Samsung said without offering any further details.At first it won't be possible for users to buy content on their TVs using their smartphone. But Samsung adding that functionality in the future makes sense because it would make the mobile version of the company's mobile payment system, called Samsung Pay, more attractive. Regarding its future plans for the smart TV payment service, Samsung just said it already has enhancements in the works.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Siri-powered voicemail killer, phoney phones & 4 inches of nothing
The pressure at home is mounting from teen #2 about getting ahold of my iPhone 5. His argument has been laid out pretty well, but the card I have in my pocket is that I need to wait until the next iPhone is announced in order to upgrade to a cheaper iPhone 6. But the clock is ticking for me, with rumors of the iPhone 6S or iPhone 7 coming in September.In the meantime, here are the latest findings from the iPhone rumor mill….Apple's voicemail killer Rumor has it that Apple is prepping an iCloud Voicemail service that employs Siri to read your voicemails and convert the into texts that you receive via the cloud. Speculation is that this service won't be available until 2016, so we're most likely talking about this being an iPhone 7 feature.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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20 time-saving tips for Office 2016 for Mac
Productivity? SweetImage by Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac was a long time coming, but it brings plenty of new features and better feature parity with the Windows version than ever. Microsoft has done a lot to streamline the experience, with a customizable, collapsible Ribbon as well as cross-platform keyboard shortcuts, but with any major Office update, there's bound to be a learning curve. These tips for Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and OneNote should come in handy, and if you're stumped about anything specific, let us know in the comments.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


FREE COURSE: Hack yourself first (before the bad guys do)
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3 tips to help control your Facebook Feed
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