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HP looks into wireless payments on mobile devices

06/13/2011, HP is currently working on mobile devices that are said to assist consumers in making wireless purchases, at least according to a couple of folks who are familiar with the computer manufacturer’s plans. It seems that HP is mulling over the...

Sprint to enable purchase service via phones

04/04/2011, Sprint does not want to be left out of the race when it comes to making purchases through cell phones, and intend to be first off the blocks with that service while leaving competitors Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile in the dust. Currently, Sprint...

Amazon might be introducing mobile phone payment system

03/31/2011, Amazon has been reported as exploring the possibility of starting a new mobile payment system that makes use of near field communication (NFC) technology. While this tip off comes from folks who do not wish to be named (due to confidentiality reasons), it...

Samsung SHW-A170K – first ever NFC phone in Korea

12/12/2010, We know that the two Koreas have been slugging it out quietly for the past few decades, and over the course of this ‘sibling rivalry’, the stock markets have suffered from time to time. Well, the technologically superior south has a new...

Nokia C7 has NFC chip within which remains unused at the moment

10/20/2010, Nokia’s C7, the second Symbian^3-powered device that has arrived in the market, has been discovered to carry an NFC (Near Field Communication) chip within. One thing about it though – it remains unused for the moment, making us wonder when...

Is Near Field Communications Coming To The iPhone?

08/16/2010, Could Apple be looking to bring Near Field Communications (NFC) to its future iPhones? The fruity company has quietly hired Benjamin Vigier, a expert in said field and a person who has worked on mobile payment apps for PayPal, Sprint, Starbucks and other...

Nokia offers NFC on all smartphones from next year onwards

06/17/2010, Nokia has announced that they will be offering the Near Field Communication (NFC) feature in all of their smartphones from next year onwards, where it will likely support SWP (Single Wire Protocol) that enables NFC capabilities to be used via SIM cards....

Android phones to get NFC

04/27/2010, Android-powered smartphones will soon be able to engage the power of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Just what is NFC? Well, it is a short-range high-frequency wireless communication technology which lets devices exchange data between them, for...

Nokia drops NFC handset

02/19/2010, Nokia has canceled its already delayed 6216 handset which boasts integrated NFC (Near Field Communication) capability, and while Nokia remains pretty tight lipped on the reasons behind its cancellation, citing that it felt “the quality of the...