The long wait for Verizon to allow customers with select Samsung phones to use the company’s mobile payments service is finally over. Owners of the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, and Galaxy S6 Edge+ can start using Samsung Pay right now.
Upon downloading a software update that is currently rolling out, the Samsung Pay app will be available to install from Google Play. Then you can start using your phone to pay for goods and services from your phone at more locations than any other mobile payments service.
The launch of the DROID Turbo 2 and DROID MAXX 2, two handsets that will be exclusive to Verizon, is fast approaching. What does that mean? Leaks are happening and they are happening with greater frequency. The DROID Turbo 2’s specifications surfaced earlier in the week and then we learned that the DROID MAXX 2 would have a removable back. Now there are alleged promotional materials from Verizon that show a bit more about both.
Motorola is giving Verizon customization, lengthy battery life, and durable hardware.
Most hardware manufacturers choose Android over
Windows Phone Windows 10 Mobile as Google has built a powerful mobile operating system with plenty of developer support; however, there are a handful of companies that design phones for both Google and Microsoft’s platforms. Even HTC has designed a single phone to sell with either Android or Windows Phone running on it. And now it looks like Alcatel OneTouch will join that approach with an upcoming phone.
Sprint has a bad PR storm brewing on its horizon thanks to its latest decision to cut off access to broadband internet that more than 300,000 people rely on. The details are a little more nuanced than that, but it’s still a really, really bad look for the carrier. Read more
AT&T announces NumberSync, this will allow you to have one phone number across multiple devices. For example, you will be able to make calls and send text from your tablet or smartwatch all using the same phone number.