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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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My LG G4 impressions so far

I’ve had my G4 for just over 2 weeks now. That excitement of opening the box is unparalleled by most things in the world.  I have to admit that this

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Good luck trying to use Samsung Pay on Verizon Wireless

So it turns out that Big Red is playing the bad guy, yet again. After spurning Google Wallet and using their own version with ISIS SoftCard, and becoming one of the

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Get a good look at the Huawei Nexus via @OnLeaks renders

If you’re like me, you prefer to see the real deal rather than renders of upcoming phones.  However, comparing the recently leaked image of the new LG Nexus 5 to the

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Samsung Pay to rollout in the U.S. on Sept. 28th

We knew it was coming eventually.  In conjunction with the launch of its two new phablet entries, the Note 5 and S6 Edge+, Samsung announced that Samsung Pay is ready for prime

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OnePlus rolls out first batch of invites but good luck getting one

We here at AndroidGuys, along with everyone else in the Android world, have covered quite a bit of news about the OnePlus 2. We’ve covered the information leading up to

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The OnePlus Two is now officially on sale (If you have an invite)

OnePlus recently announced the OnePlus Two, successor to the OnePlus One, earlier in the month. While it probably isn’t the “Flagship Killer” as they promised, it does give the competition a

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How to get your hands on the OnePlus 2 without an invite

The OnePlus 2 is bringing much fanfare, even after the world found out the “Flagship Killer” would not be getting NFC. According to reports, the device sold 30,000 units in

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OnePlus 2 reservations surpasses the two million milestone

The reservation list is a new addition for the OnePlus 2 and is a way for prospective owners of the device to put their name down on a list in an

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LG and Huawei Nexus get another leaked specs treatment

We’re all impatiently waiting to know what the Nexus duo this year will be all about.  Thankfully hot devices are prone to gossip, in the form of alleged specs, to keep our anticipation

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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