Tag "NFC"

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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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Does no NFC make or break the OnePlus 2? AndroidGuys chimes in

It has been exactly a week since the OnePlus 2 was announced in the first-ever virtual reality product launch. While we knew many of the specs of the upcoming OnePlus devices beforehand,

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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

Accessories

Micro NFC Bluetooth speaker, $36.66

If you’ve ever wanted an extremely portable Bluetooth speaker that has a tiny form factor and can withstand the elements, the TDK A12 TREK is right in your wheelhouse. You

School of Android

What is Softcard and how do I use it with my Android? [Continuing Education]

Back in September, Apple introduced Apple Pay, a feature that allows users with an iPhone 6 or Apple Watch to pay for things with their device rather than a credit

Accessories

Accessory of the Day: Icon Q Bluetooth headphones, $49

If you’re in the market for a pair of quality wireless headphones, you may want to take a look at some of the offerings from Icon Q. The Boundless H1 model,

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Accessory of the Day: Micro NFC Bluetooth speaker, $24.99

If you’ve ever wanted an extremely portable Bluetooth speaker that has a tiny form factor and can withstand the elements, the TDK A12 TREK is right in your wheelhouse. You

Deals & Steals

Boundless S3: NFC-enabled Bluetooth speaker, $59

Bluetooth audio units are all the craze lately and rightfully so. They’re convenient, don’t take up much space, and some of the better products actually provide a nice-sized sound. There’s

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Sony’s 2015 plan for Android TV revealed

Sony and Google have been keeping their secrets about Android TV up their sleeves, but it seems like the cats out of the bag. Check out what’s happening.

Accessory Reviews

X-Mini WE Speaker Review

Following up on our post on the X-mini series, I had a chance to play with the X-Mini WE speaker for a few weeks. I’ll admit, I was pleasantly surprised. X-mini’s

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Google Wallet’s tap and pay soon to be exclusive to KitKat and up

Google will soon be cutting off support for the tap and pay feature on devices not running yet running KitKat. Pre-KitKat devices aren’t quite as secure as devices running 4.4

Accessory Reviews

EyeCandis SoundBot SB1000 Bluetooth Qi NFC Alarm Clock Station review

The SoundBot SB1000 also known as the PowerBot SB1000 are both the same item with slightly different branding by parent company EyeCandis. This feature packed alarm clock is a multimedia

Accessory Reviews

MuseMini DBoom speaker review

Up for review today is the new DBoom speaker from MuseMini. This portable guy not only connects via 3.5mm input and Bluetooth, but it also allows for NFC pairing. Should

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Google Wallet moves beyond NFC with expanded Android support

A new version of Google’s virtual wallet, Google Wallet, is out today and works for all phones running Android 2.3 and higher. Key among the updated app is the ability