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Transit-planning app, Moovit, has announced its latest update, which integrates a pilot for carpooling service Lyft. Moovit provides information from transit agencies as well as crowd-sourced data from passengers travelling with the app active. Available for both its iOS and Android apps, Moovit now includes the ability to request a Lyft pick-up while planning a trip.
Google has launched its App Admin app for iOS, offering the same tools for Google Apps administrators to manage their users and services from their phones and tablets. Google Admin for iOS allows its users to create and manage users, reset passwords, edit profiles and suspend users, and manage groups and review account activities. Administrative users need to have API access enabled. Google Admin for iOS is free to download, and requires iOS 6.0 or later.
As expected, American Express has launched its Pass service for the Apple iOS 6 Passbook application. The Pass allows card members to get access to the running balance, display recent activity, show spending updates, and contact customer service directly from the application.
American Express and Verizon Wireless have announced they will integrate Amex's Serve digital payment and commerce platform onto Verizon mobile phones and tablets. Using Serve, Verizon subscribers will be able to make payments and redeem offers directly from their mobile devices. The two companies also plan to use Serve to offer subscribers online and mobile promos with participating shops.
Amex Digital has recently unveiled a pair of its newest products, the SR-7 and SW-7. Both sport 7-inch, 800x480 resolution displays and can display digital photos and play back digital music or video files, with the former offering a radio-controlled clock and indoor thermometer. Both frames have an on-screen calendar that shows the day of the week and a dual-snooze alarm. The SW-7 is also a weather forecast station with barometric pressure trend indicator, humidity sensor, hygrometer and thermometer. It has five connections for wireless RF 433MHz remote sensors with auto scroll.
AMEX Digital recently announced a multi-featured device, the RM-mp1, capable of acting as a computer's remote control, laser pointer and mouse touchpad. The ultra-wideband Wireless USB device is meant to act as an all-in-one presentation aid, allowing users to control slide shows originating from a PC, then pointing out any specifics with the integrated laser pointer. Its dedicated media buttons allow it to be used for personal, home-entertainment purposes as well.