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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.

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Google Play offers discounted games at just 10¢

Google has been known to throw the occasional sale for users, giving big discounts on some popular titles. This time they’ve got thirteen games that have been marked down to

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Alleged set of OnePlus Mini specs surfaces

OnePlus, the famous “Flagship Killer” company released their second generation smartphone just this past summer. OnePlus may not be the best at not creating controversy through their awkward marketing campaigns,

Accessory Reviews

GoGroove BlueSYNC RST Alarm Clock Speaker review [with coupon code for our readers!]

Well, GoGroove is trying to see if that dedicated alarm clock could make a comeback, packed with a multitude of modern functionality. Allow me to introduce the BlueSYNC RST. At

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The LG Nexus 5X passes through the FCC, reveals more specs

If you needed more confirmation that we’re going to be seeing a new LG Nexus at next week’s Google event, you’re in luck. The LG Nexus 5X, or what would

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Amazon India leaks full details of the LG Nexus 5X

It looks like someone at Amazon India is a little trigger happy. Three pages detailing all of the details for the new Nexus from LG went live this morning and

Accessory Reviews

Coocheer CH-080 Bluetooth speaker review

Coocheer is well-known for making great speakers, chargers, and headphones, and the CH-080 Bluetooth speaker is most definitely no exception. From its simple, matte design to its quality sound, the

Samsung Galaxy S5

About Hardware specifications include 2GB RAM, and 16GB/32GB internal storage capacity. Cameras include a rear 16-megapixel and front-facing 2.0-megapixel duo. Rounding things out are the 2800mAh battery, 802.11 b/g/n/ac, NFC,

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Here’s a list of HTC devices compatible with Android Pay

HTC posted a page on their website explaining how Android Pay will work with their devices, along with a list of phones that are supported in the US. In order


About Powered by Android 4.4.2 KitKat, the G3 boasts a 5.5-inch 1440×2560 pixel display and a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor. Other details include 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB internal storage configurations, and

LG G Vista

About An affordable 5.7-inch Android smartphone, the device runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat and features a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1.5BG RAM, and 8GB internal storage. The rear offers an 8-megapixel camera