By Humberto Saabedra on February 27, 2013
Samsung unveils its own take on Apple’s Passbook, and it features many similarities to the Apple product. In fact, there’s almost too many.
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.
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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 October 17, 2012
Multi-carrier backed mobile payment initiative Isis ramps up for the forthcoming launch of service trials, now set for next week.
By Humberto Saabedra on April 16, 2012
Sprint officially announces Galaxy Nexus after months of leaks and speculation
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.
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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 October 17, 2011
Following up, RIM has also confirmed two new unannounced BlackBerry models that will be released, with a key feature of both being the inclusion of NFC support for mobile banking services as well as support for new methods to transfer information.Â The Bold 9790 featuresÂ a 2.4-inch touchscreen display, a 5.0 megapixel camera with video capture, 8GB [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on July 19, 2011
The Isis mobile payment initiative has announced that it has added three new credit card issuers in MasterCard (also a part of Google Wallet) Visa and American Express to its list of supported credit cards and payment systems. Discover/Novus had joined the initiative last year as a founding member. This makes the Isis initiative the [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on July 9, 2011
The FCC has revealed the first images and details on T-Mobileâ€™s next Android smartphone in the Huawei Sonic. According to the documentation the phone features 3G support on AT&Tâ€™s 3G bands with support for 42Mbps download speeds as well as T-Mobileâ€™s AWS 1700 band along with Android Gingerbread and built-in NFC hardware. Other specifications include [...]