The first signs of a nationwide rollout for Google Wallet have come in the form of a leaked internal RadioShack email. According to the screen shot passed to Engadget, The
Rumors for HTC’s first near field communications-ready handset began swirling last week with findings of a few Trademark applications with NFC ties. Shortly after that, whispers of a phone known
HTC recently filed for a trademark on the terms ‘CloseConnect’ and ‘HTC CloseConnect’, leading many (including us) to believe this might be their branded take on near field communications (NFC).
Kyocera’s website is now listing the details for the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update as it pertains to their dual-screen Echo. Expected to have begun rolling out this week, the update
You knew it would not take long for Paypal to jump onto the NFC train,the lure of making major coin in transaction fees every time someone uses their mobile device to transfer money is just too much for the financial giant to pass up.
A few weeks ago we told you about the Huawei Sonic, an entry-level Android device with NFC capabilities. It was scheduled for a launch in Turkey for only $215 off contract, and
If you are looking for a cheap NFC device, look no further than the Huawei Sonic. The Huawei Sonic is a new, non-released, low-end Android device that sports the savvy
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.
The future of commerce was unveiled today as Google, FirstData, Sprint, Citi, and MasterCard announced Google Wallet. Confirming many of the recent rumors, the service is rolling out across select markets
On May 26th, Google/ Sprint will be enabling NFC (near field communication) in 5 cities, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington D.C. The only unfortunate part is
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 is expected to begin testing the NFC payment option within the next four months, using phones such as the Nexus S.
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
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
Ahh, the Galaxy S2. We’ve heard whispers of the successor to the original Galaxy S, and it looks like we finally have a date, or at least a time frame, for its release. Rumor has it that the Galaxy S2 will be shown off at Mobile World Congress, which is in Barcelona next month.