By Humberto Saabedra on January 19, 2015
Google may be looking to pick up the struggling carrier-backed SoftCard mobile payments service, according to a new report
By Humberto Saabedra on October 27, 2014
Following the shutdown of NFC payments at Rite Aid and CVS, the retail backed CurrentC faces the wrath of irate users
By Humberto Saabedra on October 26, 2014
Apple faces resistance to Apple Pay and Apple SIM from carriers and retailers,
By Christopher Price on February 20, 2013
While others are still selling the LTE variant of the Galaxy Nexus, Verizon stopped long ago. While Google issues firmware updates for it, the carrier has yet to approve any of the last four major Android updates pushed for the Google-backed flagship smartphone.
Posted in Editorials, Verizon | Tagged 4g, Android, andy rubin, aosp, cdd, compatibility device definition, Galaxy Nexus, Google, Google Wallet, LTE, Nexus 4, nfc, Samsung, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw | 31 Responses
By PhoneNews.com Staff on December 19, 2012
We up the ante on a Verizon response to the FCC, ask you to call them and ask for details about why they’re blocking Google Wallet.
By Humberto Saabedra on April 16, 2012
Sprint officially announces Galaxy Nexus after months of leaks and speculation
By Humberto Saabedra on April 3, 2012
Sprint Announces first LTE smartphone in LG Viper at $99.99, no word on Ice Cream Sandwich for the phone
By Christopher Price on March 28, 2012
The Android update aims to fix bugs and improve performance, rollout starts with three devices already being pushed the update.
Posted in Android, Google, Motorola, Samsung, Sprint, Verizon | Tagged Android, Android 4.0, Galaxy Nexus, Google, Google Wallet, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, Motorola, Nexus S, nfc, Samsung, Xoom | 1 Response
By Humberto Saabedra on December 6, 2011
Verizon has confirmed that Google’s Wallet mobile wallet support will be excluded from the forthcoming Galaxy Nexus flagship Android smartphone. In separate statements made to the press today clarifying the situation, Verizon explains its side of the story: “Recent reports that Verizon is blocking Google Wallet on our devices are false. Verizon does not block […]
By Humberto Saabedra on May 27, 2011
Not long after the announcement of Googleâ€™s Wallet initiative yesterday, PayPal retaliated with litigation against the search and advertising giant for developing the service with trade secrets based on the hiring of former PayPal employees who are also being sued in Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius. Below, PayPalâ€™s official statement on the matter and a […]