NFC ▼

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.

Apple Might Consider NFC For Next Generation iPhone

04/13/2014, Most of the mobile payment services are powered by NFC (Near Field Communication), this technology is commonly found in most mid-range and high-end smartphones. Apple has always kept the iPhone out of this loop. The company’s smartphone has never...

LG Debuts Washing Machine With NFC Technology

03/19/2014, While washing machines are pretty much essential when it comes to washing clothes, they barely get any coverage simply because for the most part, that’s all they do. However during InnoFest 2014, LG has taken the wraps off a new washing machine that...

Sony Implements FeliCa/NFC Functionality In Gemalto MicroSD Cards

02/23/2014, Sony and Gemalto have come together to offer solutions that involve the implementation of FeliCa/NFC technology since 2012, which has led to Gemalto’s high end UpTeq SIMs that will integrate FeliCa/NFC capability. It seems that there is the...

Isis NFC iPhone Payments A Possibility With Incipio Cashwrap

01/21/2014, Isis is a relatively new mobile payments solution that’s backed by three major U.S. carriers, Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile to be precise. It was confirmed last year that the service will be rolled out within the year, and sure enough on November...

Nokia BH-121 Bluetooth Stereo Headset Announced

12/09/2013, There was plenty of buzz surrounding the Nokia Guru not too long ago, and all of that waiting has finally been rewarded with the introduction of the Nokia BH-121, a Bluetooth stereo headset. It will arrive in the various colors that are often associated...

Nokia Guru Leaked In Official Press Image

10/21/2013, We recently heard about the Nokia Guru thanks to @evleaks leaking information regarding the MP3 player just a few days ago. And just a few days later, we have what appears to be the first press render of the Nokia Guru. As you can see from the image...

Nokia Guru With NFC Leaked

10/18/2013, Apparently, a Twitter account – @evleaks in particular, recently unveiled the alleged code name of what could very well be a future Nokia handset, with the name being a rather wise sounding Nokia Guru. I sure as heck hope that one does not need to...

Microsoft And British Airways Team Up For Digital Bag Tag

10/16/2013, We’ve seen electronic bag tags before that allows a user to check where their bags are and to see if they arrive at its destination as expected, and now it looks like Microsoft wants in on some of that action and has recently teamed up with British...

Telus NFC-Enabled SIM Coming This October 10th

10/08/2013, Telus is a Canadian mobile provider, and this time around, they have finally played catch up with Rogers when it comes to delivering a NFC-based SIM card to the masses. Folks over at MobileSyrup have picked up an internal document that indicates a future...

One2Touch Softpad C1 Foldable NFC Keypad

09/26/2013, So, you happen to own an Android-powered smartphone and do think back to the “good old days” where the keypad allowed you to compose an SMS without having to look at the screen simply because you have memorized the individual letters’ respective...

Isis Mobile Payment Solution Loses Banking Partner Capital One

09/19/2013, Three of the biggest mobile carriers in the U.S., Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, are backing a mobile payments solution called Isis. Based on NFC technology, the solution allows people to pay when required at participating locations by simply tapping...

Google Wallet Arriving On Android 2.3 Gingerbread Phones Soon

09/17/2013, Time certainly flies, and it has been over two years after the Internet search giant Google launched a platform which was specially designed to transform compatible Android smartphones into digital wallets. Well, here is some good news for those of you...

LG Unveils Lightwave DIOS Oven With NFC Capabilities

08/20/2013, Not many smartphones out there are equipped with NFC, although it seems that the trend is slowly starting to pick up these days. However for those who do own a smartphone with NFC capabilities, here’s a somewhat novel, albeit useful, way of using it at...