Tag Archive: Mobile


Pictionary finally gets mobile treatment from makers of Trivia Crack

The popular party game is now available to play on the go!

It’s weird that it took so long, but an official Pictionary game has finally landed in the Google Play Store. Developed by Mattel and Etermax — the same folks behind the all too appropriately named Trivia Crack — Pictionary takes the classic party game and breathes new life in the transition to mobile.

After signing in via Facebook or your Google account, you have the  [Read More…]

LG’s mobile sales up 10%, nearly returns to profitability thanks to the G6

LG isn’t out of the woods yet, but this quarter was a good start.

LG’s financial shortcomings in its “Mobile Communications” division are well known, but its Q1 2017 earnings report paints an improved picture. LG sold 14.8 million phones in the quarter, which was a solid 10% jump from this time last year. For the first three months of the year, LG’s mobile division had revenues of $ 2.61 billion, which was up 4% quarter-over-quarter and 2% year-over-year  [Read More…]

ZUK Mobile will be no more, Lenovo plans to absorb it

Earlier this year, Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing admitted in an interview that turning Motorola around proved to be a harder task than initially predicted. Despite the Moto brand remaining fairy popular with consumers, two years after the acquisition, Lenovo had was forced to axe more than 2,000 jobs in the US and fell to eight […]

AT&T has just ruined 5G for the rest of the mobile industry

AT&T says it just launched a new 5G network. It didn’t.

In one fell swoop, AT&T has all but undermined — and potentially ruined — the nascent brand that is 5G. The next-generation wireless standard, which hasn’t even been finalized yet, is set to roll out in earnest starting in 2019 or 2020. And even then, what we’ll see in the early days is a hybrid of what will eventually be the next way we connect to the internet  [Read More…]

ZTE Blade Max 3 now available at Boost Mobile for $129.99

On top of announcing the ZTE Blade Max 3 today, the Chinese company has also introduced the new Max XL handset which will be available at Boost Mobile for $ 129.99 a pop. However, if you hurry up and purchase it online you’ll be asked to spend only $ 101.99. For this amount of money customers will […]

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Android Pay now comes integrated with 5 major mobile banking apps

So far if you wanted to pay using Google’s Android Pay service you needed to download the stand-alone application onto your device. But that won’t be the case anymore, at least for some users, as Google announced it has integrated the functionality of Android Pay right into a few mobile banking apps including that of […]

Five major banks now offer Android Pay integration inside their mobile apps

Bank of America, Discover, and USAA are among the first US-based banks to offer this feature.

Google has announced that some mobile banking apps will offer built-in Android Pay integration.

In the U.S., Bank of America, USAA, and Discover are among the first to offer this native functionality. Elsewhere in the world, customers with Bank of New Zealand and mBank, which is based in Poland, will see the ability added to their respective mobile banking apps.

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Cricket Wireless vs. Boost Mobile: Battle of the subbrands

These two MVNOs are a little different from the rest and can offer something most other MVNOs can’t: Unlimited LTE data.

Boost Mobile and Cricket Wireless aren’t like most MVNOs. Instead of buying service in bulk from another carrier and reselling it at a low price, they are actually owned by a bigger, more familiar name when it comes to cellular service: Boost Mobile is a part of Sprint and Cricket Wireless is owned by AT&T. This unique arrangement  [Read More…]

Canada’s Freedom Mobile is finally getting the phones and coverage it needs to compete

Something good is happening at Freedom Mobile.

Back when Freedom Mobile was called Wind Mobile, it was seen by the Big Three Canadian carriers as a pest that wouldn’t go away. Now that Shaw Communications owns the company, and is growing its LTE network in major cities around the country, it’s becoming a much bigger force to be reckoned with.

Much of that comes from the growth of its LTE network, which is expanding in all directions  [Read More…]