NFC, Page 10 ▼

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.

Samsung Wave 725 with Bada 2.0 has its specs leaked

07/12/2011, A couple of months back, three Bada devices were leaked onto the internet, and only one had a name – the Samsung Wave 578. Now thanks to the folks at BadaWorld, who combed through the Bada 2.0 SDK, another device has been named, and this one is called...

Google+ Android app has NFC functionality

07/07/2011, Now as we all know, Google is a huge fan of NFC technology, having launched Google Wallet as well as making the Google Nexus S device NFC-enabled, so is it really a surprise that Google+ will support NFC too? Apparently not, as developer Ridzuan Ashim has...

Alibaba brings mobile wallet technology to China

07/05/2011, For those who are unfamiliar with Alibaba, they have sometimes been called the Google of China, and they are fast gaining ground. As we all know, Google has recently joined up with Sprint in order to put out Google Wallet, which is Google’s NFC...

VeriFone PAYware brings mobile payment to the tablet

06/30/2011, Soon, big bulky cash registers might be a thing of the past. VeriFone has just revealed a new tablet-based checkout device called the VeriFone PAYware Mobile Enterprise for Tablets – a software and hardware combination that will turn tablets such as the...

Leaked Photos Of The Nokia 700 “Zeta”

06/29/2011, A couple of days ago we had reported that Nokia was looking to push out four new Symbian handsets, which would be powered by 1GHz processors. Well as it turns out, one of those handsets on the list, the Nokia 700 “Zeta”, had its photos leaked,...

NXP launches NFC-enabled car keys

06/24/2011, NXP Semiconductors NV has just announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys. The NCF2970 (KEyLink Lite) can do more than just open your car doors – it packs NFC (Near Field Communications) technology...

Huawei Sonic and Glory ready to rock and roll soon

06/22/2011, Huawei’s MediaPad might have grabbed all the headlines this week where an Android-powered tablet is concerned, but that doesn’t mean the company doesn’t have any more other tricks up their sleeves. No sir, Huawei has a couple more...

Nokia Play 360: the NFC-enabled speaker

06/21/2011, Right now if we want to play music from our phones to external speakers wirelessly, it’s quite a troublesome process. We have to load up the app, pair the speakers with our phones and then start playing the music. Well, the folks over at Nokia have...

Sony Ericsson to launch Android NFC phones

06/16/2011, NFC (Near Field Communication) is an up and coming technology in the US but at the moment there aren’t many phones on this side of the world (it is huge in Japan) that can take advantage of it. Phones with NFC capabilities are only starting to show up...

Angry Birds Magic to deliver NFC across all platforms

06/14/2011, A couple of months ago, Rovio introduced a new Angry Birds known as Magic, where the most interesting feature about this was the ability to unlock new content whenever a couple of NFC-enabled devices were to be brought together within proximity. There was...

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...

Google Wallet officially announced

05/26/2011, After being talked about for the past week, Google’s mobile payment system has been officially announced to the world. Called Google Wallet, this free Android app will allow users to make payments for products or services (at outlets that support...

Google Wallet the next big thing?

05/25/2011, Remember Google’s mobile payments system that we talked about earlier in the week? Well, it seems that it has been christened as Google Wallet, no thanks to an internal memo from The Container Store. The memo which was published by Thisismynext.com...

Google to unveil mobile payments system soon

05/24/2011, Google is preparing to drop a bombshell of a news – we’re looking at a new mobile payments service that will be happening later this week. The service is touted to be made available via US carrier Sprint, and Bloomberg has this to say about...