Droid RAZR And RAZR Maxx Android 4.0 Update Incoming, Rogers Waiving The Activation Fee & GSMA Convinces 24 Operators to Warn About Data Rates
Droid RAZR And RAZR Maxx Android 4.0 Update Incoming: Roll-Out Starts June 22
Looking likely to sneak through in time for Motorola's Q2 deadline, Verizon has published support documents covering an Ice Cream Sandwich update for both the Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR Maxx. This preamble is typically followed by an update just days later and features the same build number that leaked out earlier this week.
Flipboard Officially Launches On Android, Adds Google+, YouTube And More Localized Versions
It’s been a big week for Flipboard’s Google-related announcements. On Tuesday, the company revealed Google+ integration was coming to its social magazine, and today, the app is officially launching on all Android devices, including the Kindle Fire and the Nook. The Google+ integration, as well as newly added YouTube integration, is arriving today as well. The app will be available in Google Play, the Amazon Appstore for Android, the Nook Store, and in Samsung Apps.
Rogers Waiving The Activation Fee Until June 24th
If you’re planning on signing up with Rogers between now and Sunday you’ll save a bit of money. A new promo has been released that waives the unwanted Activation Fee, but will show up in the form of a credit on your monthly bill. It seems like it’s valid for most plans, except for the Talk and Text family plans, $45 and $54 talk and text plans, and the mobile internet stick plans.
GSMA Convinces 24 Operators to Warn About Data Rates
The GSM Association today announced a new initiative aimed at preventing international travelers from suffering bill shock thanks to data roaming rates. A group of 24 wireless network operators, including AT&T and Verizon in the U.S., will alert travelers via SMS when they land in new countries that data roaming fees may be charged if they use data. Additionally, travelers will be able to set mobile data roaming limits and temporarily suspend access to data services if they reach their spending limit.