US Retailers Have Started To Block Apple Pay And Google Wallet

US Retailers Have Started To Block Apple Pay And Google Wallet

Several retailer stores if the US have come together to develop their own payment system called CurrentC (to launch next year), and in an effort to push this toward the customers, they are disabling NFC readers of their stores, which will eventually block payment systems like Apple Pay and Google Wallet.

By On October 27, 2014 Respond
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This NFC Ring Can Unlock Doors And Smartphones

This NFC Ring Can Unlock Doors And Smartphones

Rings have long been a part of the most popular jewelry manifestations. However, a new project now aims to change the way rings work. A KickStarter campaign is proposing an NFC rings which can unlock doors and smartphones.

By On August 9, 2013 1 Response
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New Sony SmartWatch May Sport NFC, Coming Next Week

New Sony SmartWatch May Sport NFC, Coming Next Week

Yesterday, Sony teased a picture of its upcoming SmartWatch on Twitter. The teaser Image proved that rumors of such a device were true after all. According to CNET, the gadget “will offer some notable feature upgrades to the company’s current wearable tech offering.”

By On June 22, 2013 Respond
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PQI Showed NFC-Encrypted Flash Drive

PQI Showed NFC-Encrypted Flash Drive

There are a lot encrypted flash drives in market from different brands offering cool options. But time to see something new and different; PQI showed NFC-Encrypted Flash Drive at the Computex 2013. To use this NFC flash drive you must have a NFC-enabled device to toggle its access mode.

By On June 10, 2013 Respond
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Apple May Introduce NFC Technology In Future Devices

Apple May Introduce NFC Technology In Future Devices

A number of smartphone vendors such as Samsung and Nokia are already making use of NFC in their mobile devices. Many people speculated that Apple would also introduce NFC technology in its future devices. In a recently granted patent, Apple has spoken about the use of NFC technology, lending hope to the possibility that the company may finally offer it in the coming days.

By On June 5, 2013 Respond
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ASUS Brings Z87-Deluxe/Dual Haswell Motherboard With NFC Express

ASUS Brings Z87-Deluxe/Dual Haswell Motherboard With NFC Express

ASUS’ new Z87 mobo series is the first Intel 8 series-based motherboard. The motherboard is certified for Intel’s Haswell chips, shipping with including two Thunderbolt ports, on-board 802.11ac WiFi support and the bundle comes with Asus NFC Express.

By On June 4, 2013 Respond
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Samsung Finally Brings TecTiles To Galaxy S4

Samsung Finally Brings TecTiles To Galaxy S4

When Samsung first launched TecTiles, it made a lot of headlines because of the sheer usability and convenience it offered. Galaxy S4 users have been waiting for this technology for a while now, since the new chip in their smartphones didn’t support the original TecTiles. Good news for them is that TecTiles 2 is finally here.

By On May 18, 2013 Respond
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Apple May Include NFC And Fingerprint Sensor In Next iPhone

Apple May Include NFC And Fingerprint Sensor In Next iPhone

When it comes to iPhone, we keep hearing rumors and speculations, based on certain ‘inside sources’ all year long. This time, a report in China Times has suggested that Apple has plans of including NFC technology as well as fingerprint sensor in the upcoming iPhone 5S.

By On March 13, 2013 Respond
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MWC 2013: Sony Unveils Portable Wireless Server And Personal Content Station

MWC 2013: Sony Unveils Portable Wireless Server And Personal Content Station

Personal storage space is a complicated riddle in today’s mobile world. Users want to have a healthy-sized personal storage and also the ability to access and share content from it as quickly as possible. Sony has tried to resolve this problem by offering two solutions: the Portable Wireless Server and the Personal Content Station.

By On February 27, 2013 Respond
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Mobile Payment System Isis Expected To Arrive In September

Mobile Payment System Isis Expected To Arrive In September

Mobile payment systems are finally gaining traction among major vendors. While NFC, the popular tap-to-pay system is still in its initial stages, it seems that Isis has overtaken it. Isis has been able to clinch the hears of major U.S. carriers and is finally expected to arrive in September.

By On August 30, 2012 Respond
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Elecom Launched One2Touch NFC keyboard In Japan

Elecom Launched One2Touch NFC keyboard In Japan

Japanese electronics company Elecom has launched a NFC enabled keyboard called One2Touch in Japan. One2Touch is a portable keyboard that can be connected with smartphone through Near Field Communication (NFC). You can fold up this keyboard and carry it in your pocket. One2Touch is priced at $240 with a carrying case. The weight of the keyboard is 5 ounces.

By On August 12, 2012 Respond
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Google Wallet Gets Cloud-Based Support For Major Credit And Debit Cards

Google Wallet Gets Cloud-Based Support For Major Credit And Debit Cards

Google Wallet has been around for some time but the tool hasn’t gained a lot of traction in the tech world. One of the possible reasons of this could be that not many users have found it particularly convenient to make use of the Wallet. However, now Google Wallet is finally able to support all major credit and debit cards through cloud.

By On August 4, 2012 Respond
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Samsung’s TecTiles – Programmable Tags May Make NFC Popular

Samsung’s TecTiles – Programmable Tags May Make NFC Popular

The near field communication (NFC) technology has been around for quite some time but the technology hasn’t gained much traction so far. However, Samsung seems to be putting its weight behind the technology to make it more popular and commonplace. Now, the company has introduced special TecTiles programmable tags which may make NFC more popular with the vendors.

By On June 13, 2012 Respond
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RIM Introduces BlackBerry Music Gateway

RIM Introduces BlackBerry Music Gateway

RIM has revealed a Bluetooth audio adapter with remote control operation branded as BlackBerry Music Gateway. By pairing with the Bluetooth, it allows users to stream music from their Blackberry devices to other devices. Users can play music, skip or turn up the tunes with remote control. Even incoming phone calls can be received using the BlackBerry Music Gateway.

By On May 2, 2012 Respond
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New GPS Chip From Broadcom Comes With Improved Indoor Tracking And Battery Life

New GPS Chip From Broadcom Comes With Improved Indoor Tracking And Battery Life

Battery life is increasingly a major concern of the users and, consequently, of the vendors. So now, Broadcom has announced a new GPS chip that will come with 50 percent more battery life and will be able to deliver indoor positioning far more effectively. The new chip is being touted as BCM4752.

By On March 23, 2012 Respond
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