AndyTags NFC Bundle Giveaway

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Update: Winners are as follows: Alan, Patrick H., Larry J., and Aaron K. – The Media Relations Department at AndroidGuys will be in touch. If you haven’t received a message, please check your SPAM folder. Prizes will be selected at random.       We’ve got some ...

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EyeCandis SoundBot SB1000 Bluetooth Qi NFC Alarm Clock Station review

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The SoundBot SB1000 also known as the PowerBot SB1000 are both the same item with slightly different branding by parent company EyeCandis. This feature packed alarm clock is a multimedia power station; available in both “Natural Wood” and “Dark Wood” color shades. The ...

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Google Wallet moves beyond NFC with expanded Android support

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A new version of Google’s virtual wallet, Google Wallet, is out today and works for all phones running Android 2.3 and higher. Key among the updated app is the ability to send money to any U.S. resident with an email address. No longer tied to NFC-enabled devices, Google Wallet lets users ...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with NFC to launch this month

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If you’ve been looking at your options for a new phone, and have been considering a Galaxy S3 Mini, chances are you noticed the lack of NFC support in the current model. Later this month, however, that will change, and Samsung is launching an NFC-capable version in the UK this month. ...

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LG to release new Smart TVs with NFC and Miracast

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LG has unveiled some new information about their new Smart TVs ahead of CES next week, and some of the things we’re seeing are pretty cool. While these new TVs aren’t the ones we’ll be seeing in Vegas, they’re still worth talking about. The new LG cinema 3D range ...

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Multi-client chat app imo adds NFC support, enhanced location sharing

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Multiple chat and Instant Message app imo have announced that they have released an updated version of its Android app.  The new version (2.7.5) sees the integration of two key location-based components, Near Field Communication (NFC) and location sharing.  Should you ever run into another imo ...

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Samsung TecTiles could usher in real demand for NFC

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Samsung's new tech proves that NFC does not mean mobile payments.

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Free, as in beer: KegDroid uses NFC and Xoom tablet to dispense on-tap beer

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  You have a tablet. You have an NFC enabled device. You have a thirst for anything awesome (read as: beer). So, what do you do? Well, if you’re Google employee Paul Carriff, you’d probably respond with something along the lines of “make a beer dispenser”. Paul has ...

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TazTag to be first phone with both NFC and ZigBee at MWC

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Much hoopla has been made over the magical synergistic qualities of NFC, from payment options to data transfer on Google’s Android 4.0 ICS. ZigBee might be new to most people, but it’s basically a much more advanced and efficient wireless network than anything currently in place, ...

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LG Optimus LTE Tag announced, comes with NFC tags

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LG has finally announced the successor to their famous LG Optimus line ahead of MWC which is known as LG Optimus LTE Tag. “Tag” actually represents the NFC capability the phone is offering, along with LG Tag+ program, which works with NFC and you can stick it anywhere you want, ...

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PayPal backs out on NFC, focuses on mobile transactions

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In a somewhat surprising turn of events, PayPal has doubled back on their initial support of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, dropping the development of their NFC mobile point of sale transaction plans. David Marcus, PayPal’s VP of mobile, clarified this move by stating, ...

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Foursquare for Android gets NFC support for check-ins

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The popular check-in application for Android known as Foursquare has received a new update which allows for NFC support.  Designed with Android 4.0 in mind, the chief feature in the v2012.02.08 release is support for Android Beam in the Venue, Lists and Me pages.  Should you want to check-in ...

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Sprint announces LG Viper 4G LTE, to come with Android 2.3 and NFC

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  Sprint’s coming out with some killer stuff lately, to include the Galaxy Nexus and their new LTE network. Well, it just keeps coming, with Sprint’s new announcement of the LG Viper 4G LTE. This baby will come complete with: LTE Android 2.3 5MP rear camera VGA quality front-facing ...

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Proxama unveils MasterCard NFC mobile payment reference kit

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Earlier this week, Proxama unveiled their MasterCard NFC mobile payment reference kit to help companies better understand the technology behind NFC payments.  Shown off at  the Cartes convention in Paris, Proxama‘s kit consists of a Samsung Galaxy S phone loaded with a special version ...

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PayPal 3.0 update include support for NFC

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PayPal updated its Android application to v3.0 this morning and tossed in a number of handy features, most notably the ability to use NFC for request money from friends and other users. The new version also provides a completely overhauled landing screen, an easier way to send money, and ...

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