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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
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
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
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,
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
Google Maps was recently updated with a seemingly inconsequential addition: “Reduced app storage size with downloads for different screen resolutions.” It isn’t until actually updating that we find the real
Rumors for HTC’s first near field communications-ready handset began swirling last week with findings of a few Trademark applications with NFC ties. Shortly after that, whispers of a phone known
The first HTC handset to feature built-in NFC support is expected to land on Chinese soil sometime over the next few months. The smart phone will be called the HTC
HTC recently filed for a trademark on the terms ‘CloseConnect’ and ‘HTC CloseConnect’, leading many (including us) to believe this might be their branded take on near field communications (NFC).
You knew it would not take long for Paypal to jump onto the NFC train,the lure of making major coin in transaction fees every time someone uses their mobile device to transfer money is just too much for the financial giant to pass up.
NXP, the company that manufactured the NFC chip found in the Nexus S, has just announced their latest partner: Sony Ericsson. It’s surprising to me that SE didn’t announce this on their own, but that’s another story for another day. The big news here is that good ol’ Sony Ericsson has beaten several of the major manufacturers by using NFC chips in future Android devices.
On May 26th, Google/ Sprint will be enabling NFC (near field communication) in 5 cities, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington D.C. The only unfortunate part is
For those of us Android users that are looking forward to being able to literally do everything with our Android powered smart phones, Google has taken another step towards making that a reality by partnering with Mastercard and Citigroup to make NFC payments a reality.
Google is expected to begin testing the NFC payment option within the next four months, using phones such as the Nexus S.
In an post on the Android Developer Blog, the Android team announced an update to Gingerbread, Android 2.3.3, that gives the developers the option to both read and write to