Swype Updated With Premium Star Trek Themes, Emoji Keyboard

An update for the Swype Keyboard application brings additional premium themes to users, as well as a dedicated emoji keyboard – something everyone in 2015 needs apparently.

A few of the themes now usable should make the Star Trek fans in here extremely happy, as dedicated themes for predominant characters are available, such as ones for Captain Kirk, Captain Picard, and blueprint-like layouts for the USS Enterprise.  (more…)

LG Announces Rolly, Industry-First Solid Rollable Keyboard

Set to be unveiled at IFA next month, LG announced a new rollable keyboard called Rolly today, labeling it as an “industry first.” The keyboard is rather unique, featuring an extremely compact, yet somewhat long design when rolled up. However, when unrolled and out for use, it has a solid full QWERTY keyboard, able to be connected directly to a smartphone and tablet via LG’s software.  (more…)

Samsung Pay Beta Launches in US, Limited to Select Cardholders

Samsung Pay, Samsung’s mobile payments solution, has entered private beta here in the US. With Samsung Pay, users load up their credit card and debit card information, and can then use these cards via their Samsung smartphone at virtually any terminal thanks to the Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology. MST allows your phone to emulate a typical card swipe at credit card readers, instead of relying on NFC to transmit secure data.  (more…)