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Mobile Minutes: Apple’s iPad delay; Miami airport’s customs app; Shazam for objects; Wireless charging dataBy
Apple to delay production of larger iPads
Apple Inc., which has seen stagnating iPad sales, will delay the start of manufacturing for a larger-screened version of the tablet, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Read more on Bloomberg
MIA pushes mobile passport control app
Long lines and wait time is often part of the process when flying internationally. But, in an effort to “enhance” experience at customs, Miami International Airport is introducing a new customs mobile app.
Read more on CBS Miami
Music app Shazam to add sights to sounds
Shazam, the company behind the mobile phone app that enables its 100 million users to recognize music they hear, and buy the recordings, is now promising to extend the app’s scope to objects, such as products in retail outlets.
Read more on Reuters
Wireless charging: a surprising new way to track you
We don’t normally think of charging our phones as a two-way street. But in a public space like an airport or cafe where free, wireless charging stations are now being set up by Powermat, the price will be a little bit of your data.
Read more on Forbes
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