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Gingerbread 2.3.3 Gives Developers NFC Read/Write Capabilities

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

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Open NFC is Released!

Say what you will about the Nexus S, it brought into sharp relief a technology that is all but ignored in the US – Near Field Communications. While tech hungry

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Google Acquired Zetawire for Their NFC Expertise

Techcrunch is reporting that Google quietly purchased a small Toronto startup named Zetawire as long a year ago. What makes this small news item interesting is that Zetawire had a patent application in for a payment, advertising and identity management system tied up in one neat package with a bow on top.

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NFC Chip Gets Put to Use with New Google Hotpot Iniative

As all of you Android junkies may know (at least you should know), the Nexus S was recently announced. With its 4″ Super AMOLED screen, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and close

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NFC Chip Made by NXP Semiconductors, Not Samsung

The NFC chip in the Samsung Nexus S was actually made by NXP Semiconductors, not Samsung. NXP has been working with Google for some time to implement the hardware and software for this technology.

Deals & Steals

Grab the OnePlus 2 without an invite from Gearbest

OnePlus has been making a lot of noise in the mobile tech industry. First, they shocked the world by announcing the OnePlus One at a seemingly impossibly low price point

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Why the OnePlus 2 missed the flagship killing mark

The OnePlus 2 was arguably the most hyped and anticipated phone of 2015, and rightly so. The original OnePlus One shook up the market and showed that a budget phone

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OnePlus 2 vs Moto X Pure Edition, which OEM did it better?

We’ve been bombarded with back-to-back flagship announcements in the past 24 hours.  But now that the dust has settled, we can start asking ourselves, which OEM is offering a better

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OnePlus 2 officially announced, available August 11 from $329

OnePlus have finally unveiled the successor to their flagship killer in the form of the OnePlus 2, after a number of (controlled?) leaks began surfacing around the web. OnePlus have

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The Innovative QuickLock: Tech and Smartphone enabled padlock

You know the old saying: adapt or get left behind. It seems like just about everything in my household is evolving into a smart device. My TV, scale, alarm clock,

Accessories

Kinivo M2 Bluetooth 2.1 Speaker System [Review]

love listening to music. I listen to it while I am walking around campus, driving in my car, sitting around my house, and even while writing this article. However, I

Accessory Reviews

TYLT ENERGI+ an awesome backpack that charges your stuff

Kickstarter can be real hit or miss sometimes. For every great idea that gets funded, there’s another that never seems to materialize. Lucky for us the TYLT ENERGI+ falls in

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LG G4 Beat offers mid-range take on familiar flagship design

LG on Thursday introduced the G4 Beat, a mid-range version of its 2015 flagship smartphone. The handset carries over many of the physical traits and characteristics of the G4 but features

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8 Tips and Tricks for Android Lollipop

Android 5.0 Lollipop has been out for a while now, and it has a whole bunch of awesome new features that you’re going to love. Here’s a list of eight

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Turing Phone will be the world’s first liquid metal-frame smartphone

Turing Robotic Industries announced yesterday that their new Turing Phone, the world’s first liquid metal-frame smartphone, will be available for pre-order beginning July 31, 2015. The Turing Phone is the