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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.

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...

Digital Tattoo Unlocks Moto X

06/27/2014, So, you have gotten yourself a Moto X from Motorola for quite some time already, and are starting to wonder just how many other ways there are to maximize the use of this smartphone? How about getting a tattoo on your forearm? Wait a minute here, do I...

iPhone 6 Rumored To Have Wireless Charging, NFC And More

06/09/2014, The rumor mill is convinced that this year Apple is going to make some radical changes to its new iPhones, which include larger displays and a new design. There are also multiple rumors about the new features these smartphones are expected to bring....

iPhone 6 NFC Predictions Making Rounds Once Again

05/20/2014, This has been happening for the past few years. Every time Apple is close to launching a new iPhone we hear rumors and predictions that it may come with NFC. The iPhone has never supported Near Field Communication, a technology that not only makes it...

iPhone 6 Could Feature NFC [Rumor]

05/12/2014, NFC has been a feature that has been long-rumored to make its way into the iPhone, although to date we have not seen anything like that yet. However could it be that the iPhone 6 will finally incorporate the technology? Well according to a report from...

Dimple Adds Four Customizable Hardware Buttons On Your Android

04/28/2014, There are several trends that almost all smartphone manufacturers are adhering too. Large displays is one of them, and so is the removal of excess buttons. These days most smartphones only have buttons for the most crucial of tasks. Some of us still...

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...