Tag Archive: Mobile


Verizon ordered to pay $1.35 million for use of ‘Supercookies’ in mobile traffic

Verizon Wireless has been ordered to pay $ 1.35 million for its use of “Supercookies” in mobile traffic, following an investigation by the FCC. As a result, Verizon will have to make some changes to the way it delivers advertising to customers. The process will now require Verizon to get opt-in or opt-out consent from each customer before it is able to target ads at them.

From the FCC’s ruling:

To settle this matter, Verizon Wireless will  [Read More…]

Mobile Nations Weekly: Filings, Releases, and Updates

Pre-orders, shipment orders, and legal orders.

HTC’s long-awaited Vive VR headset is now available for pre-order and the Samsung Galaxy S7 is now shipping to pre-order customers. Amazon expanded their Alexa virtual assistant to the portable Amazon Tap Bluetooth speaker and the compact Echo Dot (which you can amusingly only order through an Echo voice command). And BlackBerry’s Android-powered Priv finally launched on Verizon.

Apple’s ongoing legal back-and-forth with the FBI got a little more interesting,  [Read More…]

81 HD Cosmic wallpapers for your mobile devices

Pictures of outer space make fantastic wallpapers for your mobile devices. We’ve gathered 81 HD (1080p) images for you to use as your backgrounds. They’re great to show off how

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Thinking of switching carriers? Boost Mobile has a new deal for you

Boost Mobile is offering a big discount to new users. If you’re a current customer of T-Mobile, AT&T or Verizon and switch to Boost Mobile, you can get a 50%

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Boost Mobile offers big savings if T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon customers switch

Boost Mobile, the no-contract carrier that’s owned by Sprint, is offering a new promotion for T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon customers. Boost Mobile says it can offer savings of up to 50% for those customers if they switch over to the carrier.

Boost Mobile adds:

For a limited time, customers who ditch T-Mobile, AT&T or Verizon for Boost Mobile family plans will get 10GB of high-speed data per line. Plans start at two lines for only $  [Read More…]

Batman v Superman content added to mobile version of Injustice: Gods Among Us

Fans of the free-to-play mobile version of the superhero fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us will be able to access new content based on the long-awaited movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The updates should be available in the Google Play Store version soon.

Publisher Warner Bros Interactive states:

Fans can play to unlock the Superman and Wonder Woman characters from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in a series of Challenge Modes. Fans  [Read More…]

iFi Micro iDSD mobile DAC review: Go big or go home

I love how DACs come in all different shapes and sizes today. They’ve historically been reserved for the niche audiophile market, but as of late, the appeal of a dedicated sound

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Google starts testing Hands Free mobile payments app

Google has announced a new pilot program for hands-free payments with a new app, appropriately named Hands Free. With the app, you won’t need to grab your wallet, hunt for cash, or even pull your phone out of your pocket or purse in order to pay. Currently separate from Android Pay, the Hands Free beta is currently limited to the South Bay area of San Francisco.

From Google:

Once you’ve installed and set up the app,  [Read More…]

Google introduces hands-free mobile payments

Financial technology has been on the rise for the past year or so, bringing more ways to exchange money and manage personal banking on your smartphone. Google’s latest experiment shows

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Mobile World Congress 2016: The Android Central postmortem

Everything Android from the show in Barcelona.

This year’s Mobile World Congress was the most eventful in years, with major flagship announcements from some of the biggest names in Android. The weeklong show gave us newer and faster phones with more beautiful hardware than ever, along with some surprises from the biggest players in the smartphone space.

There’s been a lot of news to keep track of, so we’ve done the legwork for  [Read More…]