Articles about NFC (page 2)

iPhone 6's Logic Boards Hints At Space For NFC Chip
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 choosing to do their own thing.In some ways their insistence has attributed to the Cupertino company’s success, but could the iPhone 6 finally […]

Cambridge Audio Unveils Trio Of Wireless Speakers
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 said, if you’re looking for new wireless speakers, Cambridge Audio has recently unveiled a trio of new speakers for you to choose from.These speakers come in […]

iPhone 6 Leaked Schematic May Hint At NFC
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 year that perhaps the iPhone 6 may finally bring this technology and a leaked iPhone 6 schematic that’s making the rounds today may hint at […]

Contactless Payments To Launch This September 16
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 letting you pay for your purchases without holding up the line. Well, Transport for London (TfL) has announced that this September 16th, your bank card […]

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Digital Tattoo Unlocks Moto X
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 even know what I am talking about? Apparently, with a digital tattoo that sticks to your skin, you are able to unlock […]

iPhone 6 Rumored To Have Wireless Charging, NFC And More
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. Another report containing information about these features has been published online. It claims that the iPhone 6 will come with many much awaited features such as NFC […]

iPhone 6 NFC Predictions Making Rounds Once Again
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 easier to beam files between mobile devices but also make payments. Recently we’ve started hearing iPhone 6 NFC rumors and now there’s a prediction from a […]

iPhone 6 Could Feature NFC [Rumor]
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 BrightWire, their sources are suggesting that yes, NFC will make making its debut in the iPhone 6.Their sources claim that Apple has managed to […]

Dimple Adds Four Customizable Hardware Buttons On Your Android
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 prefer having hardware buttons. Dimple aims to fill that gap. Its basically a sticker with four hardware buttons that can be attached to an Android device. The […]

Apple Might Consider NFC For Next Generation iPhone
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 come with NFC built-in, which means that iPhone users can’t use these services. That might be about to change. An analyst predicts that in the upcoming iPhone Apple may finally opt […]

LG Debuts Washing Machine With NFC Technology
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 might be of interest to new homeowners, especially since their new washing machine comes with support for NFC.Washing machines come with a bunch of presets that will […]

Sony Implements FeliCa/NFC Functionality In Gemalto MicroSD Cards
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 implementation of Sony’s FeliCa/NFC technology in Gemalto’s microSD memory cards now, as both companies intend to open up the door for mobile handsets as well as smartphones to gain access to different […]

Isis NFC iPhone Payments A Possibility With Incipio Cashwrap
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 14th, Isis mobile payments went live across the U.S. Isis requires NFC or near field communication to function, which we all know isn’t present in iPhones. This means […]

Nokia BH-121 Bluetooth Stereo Headset Announced
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 with Nokia smartphones in recent times, among them include cyan, red, yellow and black. The Nokia BH-121 comes in a neatly crafted tile design that some […]

Nokia Guru Leaked In Official Press Image
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 published above, the Nokia Guru has some similarities to Apple’s iPod Shuffle. Judging by the image, there doesn’t seem to be a display […]

Nokia Guru With NFC Leaked
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 climb mountains as well as sleep on a bed of nails in order to qualify for the purchase of the Nokia Guru! Unfortunately, that is […]

Microsoft And British Airways Team Up For Digital Bag Tag
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 Airways to create the Digital Bag Tag and a check-in system using NFC equipped Windows Phone devices, which is not surprising given that […]

Telus NFC-Enabled SIM Coming This October 10th
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 move that Telus will be rolling out a new $15 NFC-enabled SIM card this coming October 10th. This particular NFC-enabled SIM card is also said to […]

One2Touch Softpad C1 Foldable NFC Keypad
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 positions by heart. These days with a touchscreen device, that is virtually impossible, but then again I suppose that is why there are voice commands to compose a […]

Isis Mobile Payment Solution Loses Banking Partner Capital One
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 their smartphones. Last year, a trial was launched in Salt Lake City and Austin, and Isis plans to roll out across the country by the end of this year. Unfortunately, it […]