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Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Has Camera and NFC

When you look at the current crop of smartwatches on the market today, they're relatively basic in terms of functionality. The rumored Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, on the other hand, looks like it's going to get loaded with features that almost take it to smartphone territory.

Motorola Skip NFC Accessory Will Make Logging in Easier For You – And Potential...

Motorola’s Skip NFC-based tag will allow you to get to Moto X’s homescreen without the need for typing in the passcode.

Microsoft Develops NFC Alternative, Uses Microphone and Speaker

It looks like the researchers over at Microsoft have come up with a pretty cool alternative to NFC, which they call Dhwani. Developed by Microsoft India, the system utilizes sound to transmit data. Even better, there is no special hardware required to make it work.

Use Your NFC Smartphone to Replace Your Hyundai Car Keys

Many people have replaced their Starbucks cards, for example, with a mobile app that offers even more functionality. You might already be using NFC on your smartphone to replace some credit cards, but what if you could replace your car keys too? Hyundai wants to make that happen.
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iPhone 5S could Arrive in More Colors and with NFC Support, Says Analyst

While the iPhone 6 is probably a long ways away, the same might not be true for an iPhone 5 update, known as the iPhone 5S. According to Jeffries analyst Peter Misek, the phone is coming in June and will offer hardware updates including NFC and an improved camera.

Windows Phone 8’s NFC Features Will Allow Limited Cross-Platform Communication with Android

Starting with Windows Phone 8 devices, NFC will now come into play on Microsoft's newest mobile platform. While this isn't that surprising, it is interesting to know that the tap+send features in Windows Phone 8 will actually work just fine between WP8 devices and Android phones.

NFC Hack Allows Free Rides On The Subway

Want to ride on the subway for free? While there is no such thing as a 'free ride' in life, there is a free ride on the subway when you use an NFC hack. Obviously this is completely illegal, but researchers have no discovered that contactless fare cards in New Jersey and San Francisco transit systems can be hacked using a special Android application and NFC technology.

Apple Patent Suggest Sliding Virtual Cards to Confirm NFC Payments?

Rumors suggest that NFC could be in the works for the new iPhone. While the limited space and rumored design of the so-called iPhone 5 might not allow for it, one thing does seem clear- Apple is interested in NFC. If not now, perhaps in the iPhone 5S or whatever they decide to call it?

New Photos Suggest NFC is On Its Way to the New iPhone

When it comes to upcoming products, few have more excitement or speculation surrounding them then the iPhone does. We've seen batteries, faceplates and just about everything imaginable for the new iPhone so far- yet here comes yet another leak, this time including what might be an NFC chip.

The World’s First NFC Keyboard is Here

For the most part, NFC has been used for things like mobile payments, though a few unique uses exist out there. Now comes probably one of the strangest yet coolest uses for NFC ever, quick connecting to a keyboard.

NFC-Enabled iTravel App Patented by Apple for iPhone 5

One of the newest patents awarded to Apple is something called iTravel, which is an NFC-based transportation check-in system.

Rumor: Could iPhone 5 Have NFC Technology?

Rumors continue to pop up now and then about the upcoming iPhone, even though its more than likely at this point that such a device isn't coming until later this year, probably around October. One such new rumor has to do with with near field communication (NFC).

Samsung Introduces New NFC Sticker System For NFC-Equipped Smartphones

NFC technology is becoming more and more commonplace in today's smartphones, but the truth is that outside of mobile payment systems such as Google Wallet, they aren't really being put to full use. This could all change thanks to a new Samsung technology called TecTiles, which essentially are little packs of five stickers for $14.99 that are programmable and can be swiped by your NFC-equipped phone.

Sony’s Xperia Sola with Floating Touch and NFC

Today Sony officially unveiled its latest Android smartphone, the Xperia Sola.

SIM Card Integrates NFC Connectivity

Part of the reason why NFC hasn't quite taken off in the mainstream is that the average consumer may not have an NFC-enabled smartphone. The SIMply NFC-Revolution fixes that by offering a SIM card that has the whole NFC business built into it.

BlackBerry Tag with NFC adds “Bump” to Berries

Well, the same kind of idea is now heading to a Berry near you, because Research in Motion has announced the upcoming BlackBerry Tag app for its smartphone devices.

NFC Payments at Apple Store Hint Toward NFC iPhone 5?

Looks like the rumors keep flip-flopping back and forth on this issue. Will the next iPhone (whether it's called the iPhone 5 or the iPhone 4S) have NFC or won't it? The newest reports are pushing us in the direction of yes.

BlackBerry Bold Smartphones get NFC, OS7 and Touchscreen

If you were just to look at the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Bold 9930, you probably wouldn't think much of them. They look a heck of a lot like existing Bold phones, except that they happen to be a fair bit thinner at 10.5mm. However, it's the stuff under the hood that'll have RIM fans interested.

Angry Birds Magic Forces You to Find Nokia NFC Friends

Last week we caught wind that Rovio was going to unveil a new game called Angry Birds Magic at WIMA this week. The kicker is that the new version of the game made use of NFC in some creative way. As it turns out, it's not all that creative.

Rovio to Introduce Angry Birds Magic with NFC at WIMA

Weee. Oink, oink, oink. Few games in recent memory have captured the same kind of mass market hysteria as Angry Birds. It started on the iPhone, but the franchise quickly expanded to all kinds of other platforms. So, what's next for Rovio? NFC, it seems.

Sprint To Compete Against Isis: NFC In 2011, Google Bank?

NFC capable devices are ramping up and soon you will be able to wave your mobile at a teller to complete a purchase of goods. Sprint, the third largest wireless carrier in the US, has told Bloomberg they plan to beat AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon to the NFC game by launching as early as this year.

Google Partners with MasterCard, Citigroup to Develop NFC Payment Scheme

The Google Nexus S has a near field communications (NFC) chip in it, so you know that Google is interested in pursuing this technology for a variety of purposes. The most obvious application is mobile payments and it looks like the search engine has just made its next big move on this front, buddying up with MasterCard and Citigroup to make it happen.

No NFC for Apple iPhone 5, Wait for iPhone 6

The boys and girls at Research in Motion are dedicated to bringing NFC technology to every new BlackBerry, but it looks like their counterparts in Cupertino aren't nearly as enthusiastic. Based on a report from UK paper The Independent, Apple is not going to include NFC in its iPhone 5.

VeriFone To Bring NFC Payments From Pipe Dream To Mainstream

Payment solutions company VeriFone is announcing it will make the push towards smartphone-based NFC as a widely-accepted method of payment, and that the technology will be incorporated as standard into their next line of point-of-sale devices.

Moving Forward: All BlackBerry Devices to Sport NFC Tech

Even though the new payment system at Starbucks is based on a barcode scanner, near field communications (NFC) will really represent the future of mobile payment. And RIM wants to be all over this thing.

NFC to go viral with the Nexus S, iPad 2 and iPhone 5

You know how Starbucks is starting to accept mobile payments via barcode? They decided not to use NFC because of lack of adoption at this point. But that may soon be changing, because both the upcoming iPhone 5 and the iPad 2 could be rocking near field communications.

Starbucks mobile payments roll out with barcodes, not NFC

The next time you order a trenta-sized iced mocha frapp, you won't need to whip out your wallet. You'll just need to flash your iPhone at the barista.

First look: BlackBerry Curve Apollo with 7.2Mbps HSPA, NFC

On my part, it can sometimes be quite challenging to get excited about entry-level to mid-tier smartphones. They usually get hand-me-down parts from their higher end counterparts and that seems like what is happening with the Curve line once again with the next-generation "Apollo" BlackBerry Curve.

Jim Balsillie guarantees NFC enroute to BlackBerry

Near field communications technology isn't exactly new, but it's catching all sorts of traction in the mobile phone arena. When asked about NFC, Balsillie boldly said that the company would "be fools" not to include NFC in a future BlackBerry smartphone.

Video: Apple iPhone 4G to Feature RFID-Based NFC

The first Apple iPhone introduced us to the platform and brought touchscreen handsets to the forefront. The iPhone 3G stepped it up with the...

ImCoSys has Linux Smartphone with Skinplex NFC

As if you haven’t already heard of every possible feature you can find on a PDA phone already, ImCoSys of Switzerland is set to...

Nokia Launches NFC Shell for Seamless Mobile Payments

Nokia has announced a new product for secure mobile payments and ticketing, being dubbed as the world’s first Near Field Communications (NFC) product for...

You Can Now Use PayPal to Purchase through Android Pay

PayPal and Android Pay are partnering to let users use their PayPal account like they would regularly use Android Pay. You’ll soon be able...

Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss Just Stepped into the Android World through an Announcement...

Android has created a standard for mobile technology and has penetrated the scene of the fashion world. Not only has android developed and innovated...

Huawei P9’s Common Problems and How to Solve Them

Cell Phones have played a vital role in our daily lives. It has sustained our personal needs in maintaining a bond through constant communication....

The Google Jamboard: Why It’s Worth Buying

Google has been around and has served a lot for its users. The company started in 1998 and is now the leading search engine...

What Do We Know about the Upcoming Moto G5 and G5 Plus?

Lenovo, the new masters of the fifth generation of the Moto series after replacing Motorola, will be launching its new phones in an event...

Biometrics on a New Level: Humanyze Creates a Badge that Monitor an Employee’s Activities

In this fast-paced world, we are usually fueled with our drive to sustain our living. A lot of things can happen during working hours...

Google’s Android Wear 2.0 Joins Forces with LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style Smart...

LG, which stands for “Life is Good”, is a south Korean manufacturer that started with home appliances and now has ventured into the mobile...

Facebook Now Has a Physical Key to Protect Your Account from Being Hacked

If you are concerned of your Facebook account security (which I think all of us are), this is a good news for you; Facebook...

Self-Heating Balaclava Can Help Athletes and Others in Cold Weather and Prevent Chest Infections

Very seldom do you see ordinary people go about their day wearing balaclavas on winter days. But for many, Balaclavas carry connotations of athletes...

Meet Nextbit Robin – The First Cloud Based Android Smartphone

Long gone are those days when the smartphone market was just dominated by a few big names. Today, the smartphone industry has become a...

Everything You Need to Know About Samsung Pay

The way we humans have been paying each other for goods and services has changed tremendously over the past few years. In fact, the...
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UK Welcomes the Official Launch Of Apple Pay- Review and Highlights!

The wait is finally over, and Apple Pay has made its way to the country of dreams- the United Kingdom! The news that came...

Initial Impressions of the Futuristic Looking Super-Secure Turing Phone

We all know that data around us is increasing every second. In fact, by the time you are done reading this sentence, data around...

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Review: A Great Upgrade to The Z2

It’s quite evident from the devices that Sony has unveiled in the recent years that the company has become quite mature and experimental. No...

LG G4 Beat- Review, Spec, Highlights, Video!

In the diverse market of global smartphones, LG has presented the latest version of G4 device flagship for a special segment of users! Following...

Google I/O 2015- Day 1 and Announcements!

The keynote day for Google I/O conference 2015 was geared with the excitement of much-awaited announcements- the world was waiting, and Google was ready...

Samsung S6 Features and Design Review (Video)

Samsung’s latest heartthrob ‘Galaxy S6’ and ‘S6 Edge’ is finally becoming a dream come true as it soon hits the market! Attractive, stylish and...

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Scientists Want to Fully Utilize AI to Improve Agriculture

Ever since the American industrial age migration from the country to the city, urban areas have tended to be associated with cutting-edge technologies. Unfortunately,...

A Lamb Spent Four Weeks in an Artificial External Womb and...

According to a new study that takes the first step toward creating an artificial womb, these wombs somewhat resembled what look like oversized ziplock...

New Google Tweak is Targeting Fake and Misleading Search Results

Google announced on Tuesday that it is tweaking and changing how it delivers and ranks internet searches. This is the latest effort by the...

Is Google Co-founder Sergey Brin Secretly Building his Own Airship Behind...

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is secretly building his own giant airship inside a former and refurbished NASA hangar. This was reported by a reputable...

Google and FC Offering Free Rides in Self-Driving Cars

Google and Fiat Chrysler are jointly for the first time offering free rides to their employees and the general public in the self-driving vehicles...

The Technology is Interesting but Here’s Why the Name ‘Flying Cars’...

Uber has just unveiled its plan to demo flying cars by 2020. Yes it’s no longer a dream because Silicon Valley is now taking...

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5 Amazing Travel Gadgets That May Come in Handy on Your Next Trip

Sometimes you just need to get away. Go far away from the city and leave all the stress behind. However, there are times when...

Toddlers that Play with Touchscreens Get Less Sleep

A scientific study has discovered that toddlers and younger children that constantly play or use devices with touchscreens such as tablets have less sleeping...

Gaming Laptop Review: Razer Blade is the Ultimate in Gaming Laptops

The Razer Blade is actually a slim gaming laptop and is in the middle of a range sandwiched between the 14-inch Blade, bracketed by...

The New Leica Thalia Line is Every Cinematographer’s Dream

Memories are treasured moments that bring a smile on our faces each time we look back on them. Since the pleasure and happiness we...

Amazon Kindle is Getting $50 Off, and Other Best Tech Deal for the Week

Good deals means finding the best tech deals on the internet or in any store without really spending that much and tear a hole...

The Halo Sport Headphones will Supercharge your Brain and Make You a Better Player

Halo Neuroscience recently launched its new brain-training Halo Sport headphones to the mass consumer market for the price of “just” $749. Anyone wearing these...