wireless charging option for a select few Samsung Galaxy branded handsets. The wireless charger is dubbed the WiQiQi Wireless Charger Kit and it will be compatible with the GALAXY S 4, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. The pricing will vary depending on the particular handset, however the real perk here is that you will not need a replacement back cover.
Wireless charging was discussed in regards to the GALAXY S 4 prior to the announcement event, however we didn't hear all that much on the night of. Not to mention, we haven't heard much since. That thought can be put to the side though as the Wireless Power Consortium has come forward to clear things up. Simply put, yes, the GALAXY S 4 has support for wireless charging.
LG has also made some smaller announcements. Of which, one is actually being touted as the "world's smallest." This one happens to be the LG WCP-300 Wireless Charger. Another item being shown off is the flip cover case for the Optimus G Pro handset. We recently spent a few minutes checking out each of these while on the show floor here at Mobile World Congress.
LG has taken a step back from smartphone announcements and unveiled a new wireless charger. The charger is the LG WCP-300 and is being touted as the world's smallest measuring in at just 6.9cm in diameter. Perhaps more important than size though, the LG WCP-300 has been Qi certified by the Wireless Power Consortium.
Fitbit announced details about wireless sync on Android back in January and since then -- we have been anxiously waiting for the update to arrive. Simply put, the latest Fitbit for Android app update has added just that. The wireless syncing is noted as being in beta and only available for select devices. The supported device list includes the Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note II.
Google are getting ready to prepare, build, and launch their own 4G LTE wireless network. Can we say Google Wireless and Nexus phones? Slow down. While something like that could be in the future, a new FCC filing (or two) shows Google's just planning their own campus-wide network. For now at least.
Google and LG's Nexus 4 has been available for sale for quite a while, even though users had a hard time getting the sold out handset. While we've been waiting for official accessories to arrive (and still waiting) some new details have surfaced showing that neat wireless charging orb could finally hit shelves next month. Read on for the details.
Android today, don't worry because the Android Community Nightly has you covered. We'll round up everything from today that mattered most and neatly take care of your Android news addition. Today was a mild day full of Samsung news, and a few interesting updates from Google. Read on for the full days breakdown.
Google and Dish Network are in talks to bring a new wireless service that would be aimed at rivaling the big carriers such as AT&T and Verizon. According to a report for the Wall Street Journal, the talks are not incredibly advanced, and they very well could amount to nothing. As of this point, Google is one of the many companies that Dish has spoken with, and they are in what WSJ's source calls an "exploratory stage." Google declined to comment on the talks.
Android TV Stick, the FAVI SmartStick. If you're looking for a way to get your Android apps on your TV, there are plenty of options already, but the FAVI SmartStick comes with a couple of features that make it stand out from the crowd. For starters, it has a pretty low price tag, with the 4GB model coming it at $49.