It’s April 1st somewhere right? While not technically April Fools’ Day here in the United States, our friends in Asia, Australia and Europe are now enjoying the one day that pranksters love. Google has already done a handful of pranks for 2014, but now Samsung wants in on the action (and free PR). Introducing the first wearable glove – Samsung Fingers.
A security company announced yesterday that it has discovered a “significant vulnerability in the Google Wallet mobile phone payment system.” The company found that a Wallet PIN is susceptible to a brute [Read More...]
The beloved visual voicemail app YouMail has been pulled from the Android Market, which eplains the big “URL was not found” that sits in the place where the app formerly occupied. Rather than rolling over and accepting defeat, YouMail developers shot back, claiming that Google pulled the app without warning due to a complaint filed by T-Mobile. It appears that T-Mobile cried foul, saying that YouMail was causing network disruption, a claim that [Read More...]
We’ve said before that we fully expect U.S. carriers other than Verizon to make available subsidized versions of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and this looks like a pretty good step in that direction. The FCC has approved the GT-i9250T, which is a Galaxy Nexus sporting radio frequencies for 3G on 850 MHz and 1900 MHz, which AT&T (among others outside the states) uses. This is different than the GSM version many [Read More...]
We don’t usually talk about our own advertising here on the blog, but it’s time to make another exception.The Samsung Galaxy Nexus (note, not the Nexus Prime) is getting some love from Verizon today, and it looks like it’ll sell for $ 199 on contract — $ 100 cheaper than a couple other high-end Android smartphones. (Hello, Motorola Droid RAZR and HTC Rezound.) Still no official word on when it’ll finally [Read More...]
Just hours before Google is set to take Hong Kong by storm and bring us the latest information on Ice Cream Sandwich and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, a place-holder page has gone up on Samsung.com that gives some insight on how availability of the Nexus might play out.
Found by simply searching for “Galaxy Nexus” on Samsung’s website, the listing that comes up shows not only the backside of the Galaxy [Read More...]