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Sony Ericsson Jumping on the NFC Train

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.

Sprint Expected to Launch NFC Payments in 5 Cities May 26th

On May 26th, Google/ Sprint will be enabling NFC (near field communication) in 5 cities, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington...

Google Takes Another Step Towards Making NFC Payments a Reality

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 Installing Thousands of Special Cash- Register Systems for NFC Test

Google is expected to begin testing the NFC payment option within the next four months, using phones such as the Nexus S.

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...

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 -...

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.

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...

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.

Bluboo S3 will go on sale for $149.99 on April 18

Bluboo's Galaxy S9 alternative is ready for prime time. Packing a huge 8,500 mAh battery, the Bluboo S3 will go on sale on April 18.

Bluboo shows off its Galaxy S9 alternative, the S3, in official video (Promoted)

Bluboo is gearing up to unveil the S3 flagship, which it hopes will take customers' mind off the Galaxy S9. The phone will go on sale on April 18.

The Fitbit Versa is now available for purchase for just $199

After being announced earlier this month, the Fitbit Versa is now available for purchase. The base model starts at $199, while the Special Edition model features an NFC chip for mobile payments and costs $229.95.
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