• More Google Wallet problems: phone reset bricks service

    Google Wallet can't catch a break. After some legitimate security concerns and a root hack, users from around the Internet are reporting a serious flaw in the structure of Google Wallet on new phones. Apparently a factory reset

    May 29, 2012 • Views: 280

  • LG Eclipse 4G LTE spotted in the flesh

    OK, so "flesh" probably isn't applicable for a hunk of plastic, glass and silicon, but you get my drift. BriefMobile spotted the latest of The Now Network's new devices and got a candid photo of the LG Eclipse 4G LTE that leaves

    May 17, 2012 • Views: 186

  • Future Barnes & Noble Nooks coming with NFC

    So, what's the one feature missing from Barnes & Noble's Nook hardware? If you said "Ice Cream Sandwich", you're... well you're right, but not in this context. If you said "a camera for web chat".... well you're probably

    May 1, 2012 • Views: 187

  • KegDroid dispenses beer via NFC tags

    Why would you combine an Android tablet, an Arduino board, a keg of beer and a tap? If you asked Google employee Paul Cariff, he'd probably retort with, "Why not?" His latest masterpiece, the KegDroid, uses a Motorola XOOM

    April 30, 2012 • Views: 504

  • Latest HTC DROID Incredible 4G leak shows NFC

    The HTC Droid Incredible 4G is pretty much a done deal at this point; all we really want to know is when Verizon will release it and for how much. But there's at least one surprise left for the mid-range LTE phone, and Reddit

    April 26, 2012 • Views: 117

  • LG Optimus Elite pictured – doesn’t sound too Elite

    A new phone from LG has been leaked today in a set of official renders or press images. Being called the LG Optimus Elite although I'd go as far as to call it much less than that. We've seen reports on this phone before with a

    March 29, 2012 • Views: 281

  • Google rethinking Wallet strategy, may share revenue with carriers

    Google Wallet hasn't had an easy start. Despite becoming the de facto standard for payment in the Android Market/Google Play Store, its adoption with consumers and retailers for NFC-based payments is effectively nil, with

    March 21, 2012 • Views: 165

  • Sony Xperia sola officially announced with camera gestures and NFC tags

    That "Pepper" handset we saw yesterday didn't stay obscure for very long. Sony has just announced the Xperia sola (keeping its maddening trend of strange capitalization going strong) for launch in the second quarter of 2012 in

    March 13, 2012 • Views: 298

  • Juniper predicts NFC payments to hit $74 billion by 2015

    Do you have Near Field Communication (NFC) built into your device? Probably not. But that doesn't really matter, because the future of smartphones has NFC well under its wing. At the moment, you'll find that very few devices

    March 9, 2012 • Views: 105

  • Acer announces Liquid Glow with Ice Cream Sandwich

    LG, NEC, HTC, and a host of other alphabetically rich manufacturers have already spilled the beans on their Mobile World Congress 2012 wares, and Acer has no intention of being left behind. Today they've announced the Liquid

    February 24, 2012 • Views: 74