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Everything you need to know about Host Card Emulation

by: Gary SimsFebruary 20, 2014
Visa and MasterCard are pushing mobile payments using HCE. In Europe it is a natural step from the existing contactless payments systems but in the US it is a big jump from the traditional swipe and sign system currently in use. Here is run down of some of the things you should know about Android, NFC and Host Card Emulation.
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Visa and MasterCard using KitKat feature to push mobile payments

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 19, 2014
Visa and MasterCard will soon make mobile payments easier, and finally accessible, for some Android users thanks to a feature built into KitKat. Read on for more!
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Pylon aims to bring intelligent WiFi into your home

by: Rob TriggsFebruary 4, 2014
Pylon is a Kickstarter project that aims to simplify how you maintain your WiFi network, doing away with passwords and opening up your network to improved media sharing, all without compromising on security.
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Is Google Wallet getting ready to open up to more devices after the release of KitKat?

by: Andrew GrushOctober 30, 2013
If a new rumor is to be believed, the Nexus 5's NFC chip will not support Google Wallet as we know it. Does this mean things are about to change? Keep reading for more details!
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What is NFC & how does it work?

by: Rob TriggsSeptember 21, 2013
Although NFC has been around for more than a decade, only a limited number of handset make use of the technology. So what is NFC, and how does it work?
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Intel shows off its NFC-powered e-ink display tag

by: Andrew GrushAugust 20, 2013
Recently Intel demonstrated its new 'NFC-WISP E-ink Display Tag' technology, which gets all the power it needs to operate from a simple NFC transfer. How does this work exactly? Read on to find out!
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The NFC Ring Kickstarter has closed, destroying the original goal

by: Nate SwannerAugust 20, 2013
Perhaps the most subtly brilliant Kickstarter idea we’ve seen in a long time, the NFC Ring, has closed out its campaign. The original goal of £30,000 was annihilated, as the final tally was an impressive £241,947.
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Microsoft develops sound based NFC

by: Rob TriggsAugust 16, 2013
Microsoft Research has devised a peer to peer acoustic file transfer protocol, which allows devices to send and receive information over the air using sound.
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Back to Basics: NFC Explained

by: Adam KoueiderJuly 18, 2013
This week’s edition will focus on the technology that was labelled "the next big thing" a few years ago. It’s time to talk NFC.
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NFC your life

by: Nate SwannerMarch 19, 2013
What I’ve done for this article is made NFC my go-to choice for changing settings, opening apps I use in certain situations, and basically controlling my life. We will obviously need an app, some tags, and a little time to set them up. The process is pretty simple, too: write tag, place tag, scan tag! NFC tags are meant to save you time and effort, so let’s see if they work in doing so.
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