Google Wallet never really gained popularity. It was fun paying for things by tapping your phone to a sensor, but not enough people knew about it or could even use it (thanks, carriers!). I always thought that the day Apple introduced NFC payments would be the day it would become widely used. Little did ... Read More »
ISIS has been a solid alternative to Google Wallet for those who want a mobile payment system. Tap your NFC enabled device to a supported sensor inside a store, and your bank card is charged. No need to carry around your wallet or fumble with cards (not that it’s very difficult).
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last several weeks, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the news about the extremist militant group ISIS, based out of Iraq and Syria, that have been involved in several recent violent incidents spanning the Middle East. Because of this, Isis mobile wallet will see a ... Read More »
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Dimple is an upcoming accessory that caught our eye. It’s a sticker that’s about half a millimeter thick that you stick onto almost any NFC-enabled Android device to add four customizable buttons to your device. Each button is individually programmable to do almost any task, whether it’s to turn on the flashlight (which sounds incredibly ... Read More »
Ever since Google Wallet debuted, we’ve had the ability to pay with our smartphones (well, a small fraction of us have, anyway). It was as easy as tapping your phone on the sensor and entering your PIN. What could be so bad about that? We don’t know, but apparently the carriers do. Most of them ... Read More »
New Android 4.4 details have been revealed today, giving us another look at the changes Google will be making under the hood with its upcoming KitKat update. Amir Efrati, a former Wall Street Journal reporter claims to have reviewed a confidential document intended for Android device manufacturers which details many of the new features Google ... Read More »
The Google Play Store seems like it’s a complete experience, but in reality, it’s missing a big feature. Who knew that feature was a dedicated vending machine? Google launched three vending machines designed to let people download Google Play apps, and all three are sadly in Tokyo Japan. We could have used one near Google ... Read More »
The death of NFC is upon us! Not really, but it looks like Google is really pushing for a backup plan in case NFC fails in the market. Yesterday, they purchased the company Bump, which made an app allowing file transfers ... Read More »
Google Wallet doesn’t seem to be able to catch a break these days. Not long after it was found to be incompatible with the new Nexus 7, the service has now announced that it will no longer support NFC redemption of ... Read More »
LG opened up press day with a whimper on the mobile end of things. If you’re into OLED and/or Ultra HD TVs, then perhaps there was reason to be a bit more excited, as they announced a myriad of options for your viewing pleasure.
But back to mobile. They’ve gotten my attention with the Nexus ... Read More »