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.
Galaxy S III smartphone to the world one of the many exciting aspects was wireless charging accessory. Inductive charging has been around for a few years now, but no big name Android manufacturers have ventured into it until Samsung made the announcement. Later that was delayed but now ZENS has announced their own option for the smartphone.
Verizon has posted their Q2 2012 earning report this morning. Just as expected, the numbers were all rather positive for Big Red with things continuing to climb. For the most part we focus on Android and wireless numbers, but did notice Android had outsold the iPhone this quarter too. More details below.