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stands for Near Field Communication, which is a standard for low-speed wireless short range communications between electronic devices. Popular applications of NFC are public transportation passes and some form of electronic wallet, but many more applications remains to be tested and implemented. NFC is a cousin of RFID and uses some of the same communications protocols.

iPhone 6′s NFC Chip Will Be Off-Limits To Third Party Developers

09/16/2014, Prior to the iPhone 6 being announced, there were rumors that Apple could finally integrate NFC technology into the phone. The technology is said to help Apple facilitate Apple Pay payments, and while Apple Pay was officially unveiled, Apple didn’t...

Is Apple Pay Safer Than Credit Cards?

09/10/2014, Not a week goes by without a major computer hacking happening where thousands if not millions of customer records are stolen or accessed. In this context, it can be queasy to switch to an electronic form of payment like Apple Pay which seems to virtualize...

Apple Could Introduce Rewards Program With Mobile Payments Service

09/08/2014, Rumor has it that Apple is working on a mobile payments service of their own that is expected to debut at Apple’s 9th of September event alongside the iPhone 6. Given that there are a few mobile payments services around at the moment, why should...

Apple Rumored To Have Partnered With Nordstrom For Mobile Payments

09/02/2014, Word on the street is that Apple is getting ready to launch their own mobile payment services on the 9th of September alongside the iPhone 6. Now in terms of supported methods of payments, it seems that Apple has managed to get companies such as Visa,...

iPhone 6 To Sport NFC Technology Supplied By NXP Semiconductors

08/29/2014, Over the past couple of days, we have been hearing several rumors that suggests that the iPhone 6 could come with NFC. The last report we heard was where well-connected Apple blogger John Gruber hinted at the possibility of NFC. Now if you are still...

iPhone 6 With NFC Hinted At By Apple Blogger John Gruber

08/28/2014, So we have been hearing a lot of rumors regarding the iPhone 6 and NFC, and how NFC could be used in the iPhone to help facilitate mobile payments, a feature which Apple has reportedly been working on for a while now. Leaked schematics and images of the...

iPhone 6′s Logic Boards Hints At Space For NFC Chip

08/27/2014, There have been a lot of talks over the past few years as to whether Apple will finally implement NFC technology into its phones. Apple has long been known to be pretty stubborn when it comes to giving into the demands of the public, instead insisting on...

Cambridge Audio Unveils Trio Of Wireless Speakers

08/20/2014, When it comes to audio products, Cambridge Audio is a name that is familiar amongst the audiophile circles. Granted it might not be as popular compared to more mainstream brands like Bose or Logitech, but it does have a pretty good reputation. That being...

iPhone 6 Leaked Schematic May Hint At NFC

08/18/2014, Ever since it was unveiled back in 2007 the iPhone has never had NFC or Near Field Communication. This technology has been adopted by most of its Android rivals yet Apple has not succumbed to demands from consumers for NFC. We heard rumors earlier this...

Contactless Payments To Launch This September 16

07/25/2014, Do you think that contactless payments would be the face of the future when it comes to performing transactions? After all, that is why credit cards exist in the first place, so that you carry around less cash, not to mention the Visa payWave feature...