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Smartphones, Tablets, Smartwatches, Wearables and Veloxity at CES 2016

January 4, 2016 | By |

CES 2016 will unveil tons of new smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, virtual reality, wearable technology and more.  The Veloxity founders and our charging kiosks will be there too.

Internationally renowned and the first mobile tech trade show of the year, CES 2016 takes places January 6 -9th, in Las Vegas, NV.  The 2015 CES was a record-breaking year.  More than 170,000 attendees from across the globe gathered to hear about the business of consumer technology. Read More

Post-Christmas Sales 2015 and Device Charging Kiosks Lure Consumers

December 28, 2015 | By |

With the holiday sales boom behind us, retailers are being creative with post-Christmas sales in 2015. Most stores are offering deep discounts and perhaps device charging kiosks to kick off the all-important after-Christmas shopping season. The after Christmas shopping season is a busy one with returns, exchanges, gift card sales and using that cold hard cash you received for a Christmas present. Read More

Apple Tries to Cure iPhone Battery Woes with Extended Battery Case

December 10, 2015 | By |

Apple might’ve found a cure to iPhone woes with its new extended battery case.

With the new $99 Smart Battery Case, Apple is catering to smartphone customers who value practicality over slender designs. Unveiled Tuesday, the iPhone 6S Smart Battery Case is the company’s answer to the enduring problem of smartphones that run out of juice far too soon for frustrated smartphone users. Read More

Two thirds of People Will Own a Smartphone by 2018

December 7, 2015 | By |

A ZenithOptimedia report says that two thirds of people will own a smartphone by 2018.

Today nearly two thirds of Americans own a smartphone, and 19% of Americans rely to some degree on a smartphone for accessing online services and information and for staying connected to the world around them — either because they lack broadband at home, or because they have few options for online access other than their cell phone. Read More

Online shoppers favor Apple iPhone and Apple iPad

November 30, 2015 | By |

According to Custora E-Commerce Pulse, most online shoppers continue to turn to the Apple iPhone or Apple iPad when placing orders from a mobile device. In todays society people are on the go 24/7 and are as savvy as ever. Just because they can’t be on a computer doesn’t mean they can’t get the best deals on the web. Smart phones make it super easy to shop online. Most phones have the ability to store credit card data so you don’t even need your card to place an order. Read More

Panera Bread is replacing cashiers with kiosks

November 13, 2015 | By |

As part of the fast-casual cafe chain’s reinvention process, Panera Bread will soon be replacing cashiers with kiosks for customer orders.

Panera is set to add the kiosks to all its locations nationwide.  The plan is to have the kiosks at 400 locations, or roughly 50% of the chain by the end of 2015. Read More

Xiaomi Plans to Sell 2 Million Cell Phones on Singles’ Day in China

November 10, 2015 | By |

Xiaomi Corporation is charged up to sell as many as 2 million cell phones this Singles’ Day which is November 11th.

Singles’ Day or Guanggun Jie is a day for bachelors and bachelorettes and celebrated on November 11th in China.  The date is chosen for the connection between singles and the number ‘1’. This holiday became popular among young Chinese people.  In recognition of the day, young singles organize parties and Karaoke to meet new singles or try their fortunes. It has become the largest online shopping day in the world. Read More

Veloxity, AMEX and IMEX report corporate meetings on the rise

November 3, 2015 | By |

Good news for the meetings industry: Veloxity, AMEX and IMEX report corporate meetings and events are on the rise. Meetings are a great way to have people from all over the world together to discuss topics. Talking face to face is proven to be more beneficial than over the phone. Getting employees together puts faces to voices and builds relationships within a large company. Read More

Adele’s “Hello” Video – A Cell Phone Technology Flip Out

October 25, 2015 | By |

Adele’s new “Hello” Video has dialed up a cell phone technology flip out.

She’s back!  Adele is back with her first single in three years. “Hello,” a soaring new ballad that serves a sample of the British singer’s highly anticipated third album, “25,” debuted in the early hours of October 23rd. Read More

Back To The Future Day: They Didn’t Think About Cell Phones

October 21, 2015 | By |

Back to the Future Day is today. Fans are tallying up the 1989 film’s predictions of life in the year 2015.  What didn’t the creators think about?  Cell phones or cell phone charging!

Bob Gale had a lot of futuristic ideas for ‘Back to the Future Part II’.  He nailed it with a ton of things.  But he missed some things too. Read More