TS2R Wireless News: GetJar Gets $$, PS Vita, Smarts Push Out Features & Simon Segars

TS2R Wireless News from Wireless and Mobile News:

Full news stories, today include new Samsung Galaxy models, Asus Transformer Prime news, U.S. Cellular Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy Note/ S II update, Verizon LTE data outage and Oscar-outfitted Droid RAZR MAXX.

Here's the news that is too short to report:

  • Sony announced the launch of the PlayStation Vita (PS Vita).
  • GetJar now offers virtual currency. Consumers earn GetJar Gold virtual currency by downloading any Android apps, and can spend it on premium apps and in-app purchases.
  • High-end smartphones punch through the $600 level while low-end smartphones available this year are reaching the $100 level. This has negatively impacted the formerly less-expensive "feature phone" market reports Forward Concepts.
  • Simon Segars, president of ARM Inc., will join senior technology executives from IBM, Samsung and GLOBALFOUNDRIES as keynote presenters at the Common Platform Technology Forum, March 14, 2012 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.