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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.

Tizen NFC Features Shown Off On Video

08/18/2013, NFC or near field communication technology has been widely implemented in various premium smartphones on different platforms such as BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Android. Apple has kept itself and iOS out of the fray for quite some time now, none of the...

Moto Skip Lets You Unlock Your Moto X Via NFC

08/15/2013, The Motorola Moto X, the first made in the USA smartphone for a long time, has not been released yet for the masses although it has already been officially announced, but this has not stopped the folks over at Motorola from teasing the masses with a...

Apple Patent Describes The Use Of NFC To Gift iTunes Purchases

08/15/2013, There have been rumors in the past that NFC could be one of the features that would make its way into Apple’s iPhone, and while Apple’s Phil Schiller explained why NFC is missing from the iPhone, it has not stopped the rumor mill from suggesting...

Apple Patent Describes Method To Gift iTunes Content Through NFC

08/15/2013, Apple hasn’t implemented NFC or near field communication technology in any of its devices as yet. The next generation iPhone will reportedly have NFC, but there’s no confirmation about that just yet. Nevertheless, the company has filed for a...

NFC Ring Does Not A Green Lantern Make

08/11/2013, Now here is a Kickstarter project that you might probably be interested in, especially when you want a ring that can “rule them all”, so to speak. I am referring to the NFC Ring which has long since crossed the financial requirement for it to...

Pokémon Rumble U Trailer Depicts Use Of NFC Figures

08/06/2013, We did talk about how Angry Birds Star Wars II will make use of the presence of physical toys in order to “summon” characters into the game – not exactly the newest concept in town, but it certainly adds a different dimension into what is most...

Samsung Releases TecTiles 2 NFC Tags With Galaxy S4 Support For $15

05/17/2013, Samsung had previously released its TecTiles programmable NFC tags for its Galaxy S3 around this time last year, but unfortunately with the release of the Galaxy S4, its TecTiles didn’t support its latest and greatest smartphone. But today, Samsung...

Leaked Galaxy S4 Battery Shows NFC Support

03/12/2013, So, there are rumors going around that the upcoming iPhone 5S will feature NFC support to keep up with the times, which is old hat actually when you think about it since most of the high end Android smartphones already come with NFC connectivity built-in....

Game Golf Uses Sensors To Help Improve Your Performance

03/05/2013, Being able to hit the fairway and greens in golf video games is pretty easy as long as you always consider the wind as well as the numerous small imperfections on any course. But doing the same thing in actual golf can be quite the challenge, especially...