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Droid Incredible 4G LTE software update bringing international roaming and Isis payments

Droid Incredible 4G LTE software update bringing international roaming and Isis payments

Andrew Martonik 4

The Verizon Droid Incredible 4G LTE by HTC (really? enough with these names) is getting an update today that brings both international roaming capability and Isis mobile payments. Verizon has unlocked several of its devices for international roaming lately, and now the Incredible 4G LTE is on the list. When the device is being used domestically, however, this update is supposed to...

Isis mobile payment system to launch mid-2012, lists Chase, CapitalOne, and Barclaycard as partners

Isis mobile payment system to launch mid-2012, lists Chase, CapitalOne, and Barclaycard as partners

Jerry Hildenbrand 13

Isis Mobile Wallet, the service backed by AT&T, T-Mobile US, and Verizon has announced new launch partners and it's long awaited trial launch date. New financial partners Chase, CapitalOne, and Barclaycard join Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express for the  trials in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah which are expected to begin sometime in mid-2012. Isis isn't sharing...

Secure tokens will cause issues with NFC and battery swapping on the Verizon Galaxy Nexus

Secure tokens will cause issues with NFC and battery swapping on the Verizon Galaxy Nexus

Jerry Hildenbrand 30

One of the little bombshells dropped from the Verizon Galaxy Nexus training materials concerns NFC and the swappable battery.  Because the NFC chip resides on the battery itself, the hardware changes when you change the battery.  Not only does your replacement battery have to have NFC capabilities, but the system and NFC chip use a token to match things together for security.  We're...

Verizon says it's not blocking Google Wallet, it just doesn't have it because of an integration thing

Verizon says it's not blocking Google Wallet, it just doesn't have it because of an integration thing

Phil Nickinson 54

We're just going to let this one from Verizon hang out there: Recent reports that Verizon is blocking Google Wallet on our devices are false. Verizon does not block applications. Google Wallet is different from other widely-available m-commerce services. Google Wallet does not simply access the operating system and basic hardware of our phones like thousands of other applications....