This week the Google Wallet team was surprised when two different vulnerabilities were discovered. One hack revealed a user’s PIN number on a rooted phone and the other allowed anyone to reset the PIN and gain access to funds on a Google Wallet prepaid card.
Google quickly responded to the first ... Read More »
Early this morning security frim Zvelo revealed a hack for Google Wallet that exposed a user’s PIN. Fortunately this vulnerability only affected rooted phones, as Google was quick to point out to The Next Web. Now a second hack has been posted online that works on non-rooted devices and requires no ... Read More »
Google Wallet has been hacked! Wallet Cracker, an application developed by Zvelo, is able to use brute-force attacks to reveal the Google Wallet PIN number which keeps the application secure. While this vulnerability is as serious as they come, it only affects Android handsets which have been rooted.
As soon as the vulnerability ... Read More »
After much hoopla Google Wallet finally launched on the Nexus S last September, but it was only available on Sprint’s version of the phone and not T-Mobile’s. Then when Verizon announced their Galaxy Nexus, it was soon discovered that they would not support Google Wallet. Verizon claimed that Google Wallet “needs ... Read More »
If you are in the market for a new Sprint smartphone, then you might want to head over to Google’s site and register to receive more information about their Galaxy Nexus, the first 4G LTE phone on the Now Network. No release date has been provided, but Sprint’s 4G LTE network is expected ... Read More »
When Google first announced their NFC based mobile payment system Google Wallet, there was some huge buzz surrounding the service. Since then, Google Wallet has fallen flat. Other than Sprint, no carriers want to support Google Wallet. Which means it hasn’t been on more than one device so far. Verizon, T-Mobile ... Read More »
It may not be as exciting at an LTE enabled Galaxy Nexus on Sprint, but the newly announced LG Viper 4G will be joining Samsung as one of the first phone manufacturers to take advantage of Sprint’s 4G LTE network. The LG viper is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor (most likely a ... Read More »
Now that the Verizon Galaxy Nexus is in full effect, news on the device is dropping faster than RIM’s profits (ba-dum tsss!). If we were to cover every individual nugget of Nexus news that hits the web, your Twitter and RSS feeds would look like a green, red, yellow and blue bomb went off. And ... Read More »
The Verizon version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will come with a small amount of carrier related bloatware. We’ve discussed this fact before here at Android and Me, but today it needs to be brought up again. Because not only will Verizon be adding carrier related apps to the pure Google experience device, ... Read More »
Make no mistakes, Google is using Ice Cream Sandwich to push Android to the next level in several different areas.
Design-wise, Ice Cream Sandwich cranks it up a notch in nearly every way imaginable — down to using custom fonts created just for smartphones. That’s thanks to Matias Duarte, a man whose world renowned ... Read More »