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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

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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


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

News and Rumors

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

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with NFC to launch this month

If you’ve been looking at your options for a new phone, and have been considering a Galaxy S3 Mini, chances are you noticed the lack of NFC support in the

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Samsung TecTiles invade Las Vegas hotels for CES 2013

In the midst of all the CES craziness, we stumbled upon this little piece of information. Apparently, Samsung has teamed up with Caesars Entertainment to install over 4,500 TecTile NFC

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LG to release new Smart TVs with NFC and Miracast

LG has unveiled some new information about their new Smart TVs ahead of CES next week, and some of the things we’re seeing are pretty cool. While these new TVs

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Google brings Google Wallet to mobile websites

Google is really focused on Google Wallet right now, and they are trying their best to offer it to the masses with the best type of services available. Google is

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Samsung enhances TecTile features with 3.0 update

Samsung today announced that their Tectile programmable NFC stickers have gotten an update, just in time for the U.S. debut of the Galaxy Note II.  As a v3.0 release, the

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Google Wallet update in the pipes, big changes?

Google Wallet hasn’t exactly been widely adopted, but that may change in the near future. Google has updated the Wallet website, and they’re touting the “next version of Google Wallet,

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Don’t forget to request your Google Wallet Prepaid Card refund!

Those of you who have prepaid cards through Google Wallet are advised to request your refunds, as the feature is headed off into the sunset.  The process for obtaining your