Google Wallet is Google’s own NFC-based mobile payment system, which should have taken off by now, at least according to the Search giant’s wishes. However, that’s not exactly the case, and Google is still struggling to make the payment method popular with the crowds.
It definitely doesn’t help to have to fight against three of the four main U.S. mobile operators – Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile – which are working on their own mobile payment operation called ISIS. That means Android handsets launched by these three carriers do not come with Google Wallet on board, which is quite a hassle for Android users that want to use the [...]
Oh well, it’s better Note than never. After a series of not-so-subtle hints , T-Mobile has finally announced the availability of everyone’s favorite phone and tablet hybrid, the Samsung Galaxy Note. Never mind that AT&T has been carrying the phablet for half a year.
T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note is set to hit select retail and online stores starting from August 8. The carrier is selling the S Pen phablet for $250, which comes with the standard two-year service agreement and after a $50 mail-in rebate. That’s quite a hefty sum, but T-Mo sure believes there are folks who won’t mind doling out the cash to get some 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED display of [...]
There have been so many unconfirmed rumors, inaccurate speculations, and false leaks about T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Note that many of you probably didn’t believe that Twitter official confirmation of the phablet’s existence from last week.
But if you needed additional proof that the gadget is in fact real and it’s getting very close to its release, we have today not one, but two pieces of evidence that leave very little to speculation. Both Samsung and T-Mobile have placed the new Galaxy Note on their official websites and the phone/tablet hybrid is listed as “coming soon”.
Unfortunately, both websites only house the device’s spec sheet, as well as a bunch of [...]
Well, so much for seeing HTC making the imaginary T-Mobile G3. To be fair, we did hint (albeit a little) that there’s a possibility that the rumored HTC Era 42 will turn out to be the HTC One X. We just missed the mark by a single “plus”. The latest whispers now indicate that that T-Mobile will be getting a revamped version of the HTC One X in fall, the HTC One X+.
If accurate, what will the “plus” sign on T-Mobile’s variant of the HTC One X signify? Will we be seeing a One X that comes with a microSD card slot AND a removable battery? Or could it be something even bigger, like the use of a more powerful Tegra 3+ processor at a higher clock speed than the [...]
If you’re less than impressed with T-Mobile’s current Android lineup, despite the recent confirmation of the Galaxy Note, word has it there’s a new HTC handset that will be heading to T-Mo in September. Thanks to a leaked internal document that TmoNews has gotten their hands on, we now know about a certain HTC Era 42 model. So what could this mysterious HTC phone be?
With speculation going into overdrive, it seems the strongest candidate – or what folks hope for the most — is that the phone will be the successor to the fan favorite T-Mobile G series. Pointing out how close the rumored release date is to the anniversary of the T-Mobile G2, there’s a possibility [...]
The HTC One S is a great buy for anyone who prefers a smaller screen which can be lot more comfortable in the hand. At 4.3″, the One S feels a lot easier to hold than the HTC One X (4.7″ display) and the Galaxy S3 (4.8″). Because of the LTE radio incompatibility issues with quad-core processors, in the US, all three devices also feature the same 1.5 Ghz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor.
The One S is available exclusively with T-Mobile, but the network carrier only has the grey version with blue colored accent around the camera. While beautifully designed and great to look at, I think that the [...]
There are plenty of CyanogenMod fans among Android fans, and plenty of them must have surely purchased a Samsung Galaxy S3, the most important Android handset of the year, at least thus far. They’re certainly waiting for CyanogenMod 10 to be released for their recently acquired device and we have good news for them – CM 9 is already available for all U.S. versions except for Verizon’s.
Steve Kondik, the Android guru behind the CyanogenMod firmare has released CM 10 preview builds for three of the available four Galaxy S3 versions including AT&T’s, Sprint’s and T-Mobile’s. And we’re not really surprised to see them come [...]
After a hint or two, it’s nice to see the Galaxy Note finally being introduced by T-Mobile. The wonder phablet, which has been available with AT&T for quite some time, will be coming to T-Mo complete with all the bells and whistles of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the Premium Suite.
The Samsung Galaxy Note sports a 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED display, a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S3 processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front-facing camera, 4G connectivity, and 2,500mAh battery.
It is the first phone-and-tablet hybrid to be received exceptionally well by the market – so much [...]
Ah, the joy of working in public relations! With a simple tweet, you can make the day of countless eager Android fans…
Today, a PR person from T-Mobile confirmed on Twitter that the phone-cum-tablet Galaxy Note is coming to the Magenta network. That’s great news, even if it’s we did kinda know about it for a long while. Let’s see… there was an FCC approval, the leaked support docs, the Win and Spin contest on Facebook, and a press photo that suggested an obviously inaccurate July 11 launch date.
The tweet is more of a teaser than an official announcement of any sort. It only confirms that the Note is coming to T-Mobile and promises that further details will come [...]
If you’ve ever doubted the benefits of having an unlocked bootloader, now it’s the time to reconsider that position. The CyanogenMod team has officially released the latest version of CyanogenMod 9 (CM9) for most U.S. Galaxy S3 versions available in stores, with the sole exception (U.S. Cellular and C Spire have not shipped their Galaxy S3 yet) of the Verizon model, which as we’ve learned a couple of days ago, has a locked bootloader.
Verizon tried to blame the issue on Samsung at first, which caused Samsung to release a “Developer Edition” version that works just as well on Verizon, but has an unlocked bootloader. The only (major) [...]