Google's Tez mobile wallet app makes monthly bill paying a snap in India

Who enjoys paying their monthly bills?  Nobody, really. But in India, Google has an app called the Tez mobile wallet that starting today, allows payments to be made in seconds. Adding a new company to pay needs to be done only once, and when those monthly utility bills are received, Tez alerts you to their arrival with timely notifications. The app currently supports 80 invoice mailing companies, including consumer service firms like Reliance Energy, BSES and DishTV.

You could wait for Tez to receive your invoices each month, but if you’re the impatient type, you can personally …


Snapdragon 855 in Galaxy S10 could be the first 7nm mobile processor, tips contractor

Qualcomm won’t say it, but their contractors do. Snapdragon 855 (SDM855) is the first 7nm SoC. (probably the one the X24 modem ends up in) pic.twitter.com/Ot1J34fQoG— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) 15 февруари 2018 г. 

Yesterday, Qualcomm came out of the blue with the first chipset made on the groundbreaking 7nm process, but this one was a wireless modem, the X24, which will allow phones equipped with it to reach 2 Gbps 4G LTE download speeds. 

The Snapdragon 845 that is about to debut in the Galaxy S9 ten days from now, is packing X20, which does 1.2 Gbps, …

80-year-old man's reaction to using a mobile phone for the first time is super adorable

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There is something particularly sweet about watching an elderly person mastering a piece of technology for the first time.

It’s happened before, and it’ll hopefully happen many, many more times to come.

Today’s video comes courtesy of a man from Phoenix, Arizona, who shared footage of an adorable 80-year-old man practicing a phone call on his new mobile phone.

teaching my boy how to use his new phone, look at his reaction when the call went thru 😹😹😹😹 pic.twitter.com/ImwOldWOGg

— chapis. (@chapisssss_) February 13, 2018

What an awesome dude. Read more…

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AT&T beats Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint in mobile video streaming

T-Mobile has its quarterly OpenSignal network tests to brag with, Verizon boasts after each bi-annual Root Metrics study, while AT&T remains mum on the matter, although it scores very well in all reports.

No more, though, as AT&T just issued a bit of a humble brag on its own, citing the latest Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) study that puts its network at the top of the mobile video streaming pile, followed by Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint. The GWS tests used criteria like loading (or time to first picture), video quality, amount of freezing, and the overall reliability …

Humble Mobile Bundle 22 costs just $5 and includes 8 great games

One of the best point-and-click adventure games launched on Android, Oxenfree is now part of the latest Humble Bundle for mobiles, along with seven other no less important titles.

For the right amount, you’ll be able to get all eight Android games, but if you want a specific game that’s included in a lower tier, you’ll pay less. The absolute lowest amount that you must pay to purchase any of the games included in the bundle is $1.

For $1, you’ll get three games: Splitter Critters, Star Vikings Forever, and Galaxy of Pen & Paper. However, for exactly $4.84 you’ll be getting three …

Mario Kart is coming to mobile!

One of the most famous and beloved Nintendo franchises – Mario Kart, is driving its way to our mobile devices. The game is called Mario Kart Tour and is expected to be available for kart enthusiasts by March 2019. 

The announcement was made through the Twitter account of Nintendo America, stating the game was in development. 
The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near. A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour! #MarioKartTour Releasing in the fiscal year ending in March 2019. pic.twitter.com/8GIyR7ZM4z— …

Apple vs Samsung vs LG vs Huawei mobile profits are not even close

It ain’t over until the fat lady sings, and she sang over Apple’s record quarterly profit to the tune of a $20 billion fanfare. While that’s not as much as analysts expected, and a bit too close to the $18.4 billion it booked on the wings of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus upgrades, it is still a record profit in the company’s history… any modern company’s history. 
That chunk of change boosted Apple’s cash hoard to $285 billion, and, now that its overseas holdings can be repatriated with a low tax rate, Apple’s only trouble will be how to spend this on future …

Bandai Namco's Tekken Mobile release date gets revealed: it's soon

Bandai Namco has just shared more information about the upcoming release of Tekken Mobile, the iOS/Android version of the beloved fighting game franchise that will have players engage in multiplayer matches against one another in heated… card battles. Yes, you read that absolutely correctly – Bandai Namco has gone the CCG way in the vein of Hearthstone, The Elder Scrolls: Legends, and multiple other card games that are popular right now.

The game will be officially launched on Android/iOS in the following locations at the following dates:

February 1st: …

New mobile browser Cake offers pre-loaded search results; app is available for iOS and Android now

A new mobile browser with a unique method for reading search results has launched today. With the Cake Browser, instead of scrolling through a list of links, users swipe through search results as web pages. This is done “by suppressing the search index and immediately pre-loading search results so users can quickly swipe through content.” The mobile browser is free (although ads are included), and can be downloaded right now from the Apple App Store, or the Google Play Store.

There is more to Cake than fast, swipeable search results. We noticed that our site rendered rather quickly, and …

HBO's stellar Westworld TV series is getting a mobile game

The highly-acclaimed Westworld TV series has already been renewed for a second season at HBO, but by the time the new season premiers a mobile game might be released. Warner Bros. recently confirmed that a mobile game based on the Westworld TV series is now in the works at Dead by Deadlight developer Behaviour Interactive.

The game developer collaborates with the TV series’ Kilter Films to make the Westworld mobile game as close to the show as possible. For the time being, the tile is “being tested in limited release,” so it may take some time until mobile users get to play it.

The …