Tag Archives: Mobile

Google Wallet Now Supports Any Bank Cards, But Only Partially

Google Wallet never supported anything but Citi MasterCards, further limiting its already tiny audience (since only a few phones ever supported Wallet). However, that tiny audience gets to use other cards from now on. Google Wallet now supports all MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover bank cards. However, it isn’t true support. It has… Read more

Google Wallet Running On Any Galaxy S III

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOe1M2p0u1I&feature=player_embedded#! So the clever devs at XDA have gotten Google Wallet to run on the Verizon Galaxy S III (like in the video) along with any other variant of the Galaxy S III. As you probably know, Verizon T-Mobile and AT&T block all their phones from using Wallet, due to having their own system come out… Read more

Boost May Be Blessed With a Galaxy S II

Sprint has been a pretty good parent company to its subsidiaries. Both its prepaid counterparts, Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile, have been getting some pretty sweet phones to add to their arsenal. Both carriers got an Evo (Design on Boost/3D (V) on Virgin), and now it looks like Boost will be receiving one of Sprint’s more recent flagships, the Epic 4G… Read more

New Audio Chip By NXP Promises To Boost Mobile Speaker Volume

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbeR6gfO8Y4&feature=player_embedded#! Dutch company NXP is usually known for their NFC products, but they unveiled something new and quite innovative today. It’s an audio chip that will improve the sound quality of the micro speakers in mobile devices. It’s a chip that will just amplify the audio, push it up to five times… Read more

Who Ruined NFC Payments?

First, we ask a question: How many of you have NFC enabled phones? Not many, but there are quite a few. Now we ask THE question: How many of you are able to use your phones as a digital wallet? That’s right, not many. There are 6 phones that are able to officially use Google Wallet, and they are all (but one) on one carrier, Sprint. There is the… Read more

Carmageddon Launching On Mobile Devices This Summer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKjEfS0IRT8&feature=player_embedded It seems that everyone but me knows what Carmageddon is. Though I have not experienced it before, I can’t wait for its announced mobile launch. It looks like an arcade version of Grand Theft Auto that’s only in cars. It’s coming to both iOS and Android, so rejoice! All you really do is… Read more