Following its mammoth I/O keynote yesterday, which saw a number of services updated and new ones introduced, Google has added support for a number of additional devices — including the latest flagships from Samsung and HTC — to its Google Wallet app for Android.
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Samsung Galaxy S III users on T-Mobile USA can look forward to a new Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update today, which introduces a whole host of new features and improvements, including Multi-Window and new apps.
Google has reportedly dropped plans to launch a physical Google Wallet card at Google I/O next week. Sources for AllThingsD say that Google initially announced the card in an internal memo that also included the news that Google Wallet head Osama Bedier was leaving the company.
We’re now just six days away from Google I/O, and in preparation for the event, Google has updated its official Google I/O app for Android. Aimed at both those attending the conference and those keeping up from home, the app now offers maps with session information, HDMI video output for live streams, Google+ login support, and more.
The new Sony Xperia Tablet Z is available to pre-order in the United States today, which shipping expected to start on May 24. The 16GB model starts at $499.99, while the 32GB model is priced at $599.99. Those who go for the latter and choose exclusive white instead of black qualify for a free charging cradle worth $44.99.
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a Sony smartphone on T-Mobile USA, but it appears the two companies are joining forces for Sony’s latest flagship. An Xperia Z has been leaked with T-Mobile branding on its back, suggesting a big announcement could be on its way.
Lock screen security flaws have been popping up a lot in recent weeks, with newly discovered bugs affecting the Samsung Galaxy S III, the Galaxy Note II, and even Apple’s iPhone 5. Now the new Sony Xperia Z has one of its own, and it’s a pretty serious one.
By typing a simply series of digits, anyone can bypass your lock screen security and gain full access to your device. Check out the video below.
Sony has today announced two new mid-range smartphone that give fans a cheaper alternative to its flagship Xperia Z. They’re called the Xperia SP and the Xperia L, and both offer Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The Xperia SP is the slightly better model, with a 4.6-inch 720p display, and an 8-megapixel Exmor RS camera.
It’s now just a matter of hours before Samsung shows up in New York City’s Times Square and unveils its much-anticipated Galaxy S IV. But it looks like someone’s already gone ahead and spoiled the surprise — again. The device has today been leaked in a gallery of high quality photographs posted to a Chinese message board, which come with a detailed list of specifications attached.
LG showed off a number of new handsets at Mobile World Congress last week, but it seems the company hasn’t quite finished yet. It has today unveiled the Optimus LTE III, a new Android-powered smartphone that will succeed the Optimus LTE II (obviously), with a 4.7-inch 720p display, an 8-megapixel camera, and Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.