CTIA 2012 Spring

Gen Andru USB charger is as geeky as it is awesome

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Apparently the Android fan doesn’t have enough of the little robot in their lives, as we just found the Gen Andru here at CTIA, which is a simple USB charger for Android devices. No, Andru doesn’t talk or have any terribly interesting features. It’s just a simple charger that has eyes that light up blue…

CTIA 2012: LG booth tour

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We’re sweating through CTIA here in New Orleans, and we wanted to share another booth tour to all of our readers. This time, we took to LG’s booth and the main focus is 4G LTE, which is why the only handsets shown off were touting the technology. Also showcased was LG’s True HD IPS display…

CTIA 2012: Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on

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We just spent some time with the Samsung Galaxy S III here at CTIA in New Orleans and wanted to share some hands on pictures (and soon to be video) with our readers. Here are just a few short initial impression. From the little time we had with the device, we walked away pretty impressed,…

Visa: Mobile payments could explode in 24 months

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We’ve been talking about mobile payments for years now and even though some think it may be about four to six years away from the tipping point, a Visa executive said we could see some interesting developments within two years. During an interview at CTIA 2012, Brad Greene, senior business leader mobile, said that Visa…

CTIA: HTC booth tour

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We’re live from New Orleans for CTIA 2012 and we just had to pop by the HTC booth. The company did announce the Droid Incredible 4G but its booth was definitely focused on its One lineup. That’s a good thing. If you’ve read our review of the One X, you know that it’s a fabulous…

CTIA: AT&T home automation demonstration [Video]

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One of the things that really makes it seem like we’re living in the future is being able to control all of your appliances from a smartphone or tablet and during CTIA 2012, AT&T gave us a glimpse of that future with its home automation demo. It’s pretty cool. The home automation demonstration was done…

MasterCard unveils PayPass Wallet Services

MasterCard unveils PayPass Wallet Services

MasterCard unveiled PayPass Wallet Services, a new global offering for banks, merchants and partners that will make it faster and easier for their customers to make purchases in stores and/or online. The solution consists of three distinct components, including PayPass Acceptance Network (PayPass Online and PayPass Contactless), PayPass Wallet and PayPass API. The first component…

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