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Topic # 101029 23-Apr-2012 14:54 Send private message

Just received: "Join 2degrees CEO, Eric Hertz, for an exclusive media event, as he unveils a New Zealand first technology that will revolutionise mobile handset usage."

UPDATE: Touch2Pay is now live. Here is the Snapper Mobile page. I have created a thread with 2degrees TouchPay with Snapper including their FAQ - any questions should go there now.








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  Reply # 613706 23-Apr-2012 14:55 Send private message

Sounds promising though, wonder what it could be?

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  Reply # 613707 23-Apr-2012 14:56 Send private message

I'm hoping multiple-SIMs per plan (for multiple devices owned by one person). Let's wait and see




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  Reply # 613708 23-Apr-2012 14:56 Send private message

I wonder if it is related to something else I know is being announced on that date, by another company...





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  Reply # 613718 23-Apr-2012 15:05 Send private message

Let me guess: http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/touch2pay

EDIT: Now that it's been pulled:




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  Reply # 613723 23-Apr-2012 15:07 Send private message

A data only plan for those that want to do all calls by SIP/VOIP? Trust me this is going to be the next big thing!


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  Reply # 613732 23-Apr-2012 15:13 Send private message

manhinli: Let me guess: http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/touch2pay


That would probably be it. Interesting, but a pretty small market at present isn't it? A phone with NFC will be required, that and Snapper is only in Auckland/Wellington?

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  Reply # 613733 23-Apr-2012 15:13 Send private message

NFC enabled SIM cards and payment processing. Chocolate fish please : ).

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  Reply # 613740 23-Apr-2012 15:27 Send private message

NFC enabled sims FTW.. that will be the way forward. sorry all out of choc fish..

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  Reply # 613741 23-Apr-2012 15:28 Send private message

freitasm: I wonder if it is related to something else I know is being announced on that date, by another company...



A Korean company?

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  Reply # 613748 23-Apr-2012 15:39 Send private message


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  Reply # 613751 23-Apr-2012 15:42

Apparently the network is 4G ready... Could be hah.

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  Reply # 613755 23-Apr-2012 15:44

garvani: This Korean Company that is counting down?


Galaxy III we know that's coming...

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  Reply # 613771 23-Apr-2012 16:05 Send private message

freitasm: Just received: "Join 2degrees CEO, Eric Hertz, for an exclusive media event, as he unveils a New Zealand first technology that will revolutionise mobile handset usage."


It;s the new Apple iphone - they are bringing back the stylus as the exclusive input device for your phone.

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  Reply # 613777 23-Apr-2012 16:11 Send private message

It'll be their airline.... to go with the cans of cola earlier in the year
surely....

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  Reply # 613781 23-Apr-2012 16:18 Send private message

"a New Zealand first technology that will revolutionise mobile handset usage"


ah, the clue is in the sentence. It is going to be smellophone. firsat we had audio (hearing), then pictures (seeing), then touch screen (touch), The only senses left are smell and taste. I'm going for smell.

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