Mobile phone-based payment solutions are the hot topic of the industry right now. Google is looking to enhance Wallet, Microsoft is introducing Wallet Hub, Apple is playing around with Passbook; PayPal, Square and ISIS are all throwing their hats into the ring. And then there’s CyanogenMod, who just added support for a custom third-party ... Read More »
The next time Google Wallet sees a major update, it may just be more wallet-like than ever before. During a YouTube question and answer session hosted by Google Wallet development manager Robin Dua, it was revealed that Google has much bigger plans for Wallet than just a mobile payment service.
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The Google Wallet service has just gotten an update, and it’s the most important update yet.
When Wallet originally launched, users could only add a Google Prepaid Card or Citi MasterCard for NFC payment, leaving basically everyone else in the dust. Of course, you could add funds to your Google Prepaid Card with whatever card ... Read More »
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Ladies and gentlemen, we’d like to officially introduce you to the Samsung Galaxy S III. If the design of the handset looks a bit uninspired, that’s because test units of the Samsung Galaxy S III have all been built inside a temporary shell meant to disguise the phone and keep the final design of the handset ... Read More »
Tomorrow’s unveiling of the HTC EVO One is right around the corner, but that doesn’t mean we have to wait any longer to see what Sprint’s variant of the HTC One X will look like. PocketNow has managed to get its hands on a press release which they say depicts the HTC EVO One posing ... Read More »
Sony was expected to unveil three devices at MWC last month. According to a leaked roadmap, the Japanese manufacturer was releasing three smartphones this April. Only two made it to the stage in Barcelona (Xperia P and Xperia U). But here comes the third one, which has just been announced by Sony. The ... Read More »
NFC mobile payments are convenient and easy and more secure than traditional credit cards and cash. One of the biggest players in this market is Google Wallet, which was unveiled back in May 2011. But Google’s service is not the most successful, and it is about to face a competitor with a much ... Read More »
While Sprint remains committed to Google Wallet for Near Field Communications based mobile payments, AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon are all backing Isis. Slated to make an appearance on smartphones this summer, Isis is making news today with an announcement of their first banking partners, and a screenshot showcasing what to expect from the service.
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The LG Optimus LTE is getting a bit of a spin-off. A press release issued this morning by LG announced the LG Optimus LTE Tag, which adds the forward-looking NFC capability to LG’s flagship device.
NFC on the Optimus LTE Tag offers a unique twist in addition to the standard LTE functionality. The Optimus LTE Tag features ... Read More »
With the expected unveiling of the HTC Endeavor (formerly known as Edge) only two weeks away, we’re not surprised to see the first leaked RUU (ROM update utility) for the phone. The kind people over at XDA-Developers have already extracted the build.prop file from the RUU, confirming the Endeavor name and a lot of the specs which ... Read More »