Earlier this week, Proxama unveiled their MasterCard NFC mobile payment reference kit to help companies better understand the technology behind NFC payments. Shown off at the Cartes convention in Paris,
Google Maps was recently updated with a seemingly inconsequential addition: “Reduced app storage size with downloads for different screen resolutions.” It isn’t until actually updating that we find the real
Much has been made about the retail aspect of Google Wallet and how NFC will revolutionize payments at stores and restaurants. The idea of tapping your handset against a card
The new devices feature voice recognition, NFC, and improved battery life.
Google Wallet might be a cool concept but it will remain a concept unless the majority of business starts to accept Google’s mobile payment method. Google partnered up with a
Roughly four months after it made its on-stage debut, Google Wallet is readying for its real-world arrival. According to information obtained by TechCrunch, various partners have been receiving notices advising
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