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One thing I really hate about signing up with a two-year contract is not being able to change my phone when a new one comes out; especially if it is a lot better than the phone I’m currently... locked with. With all this talk about NFC capability, it is understandable why there are so many people who are getting interested in joining this bandwagon. But if you’re like me who has to wait for...

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Well, isn’t this a surprise? It looks like one of the main backers of Isis, the carrier owned mobile payment service, is finally allowing Google Wallet on its NFC phones. The truth is... this shouldn’t have been a surprise in the first place. Google Wallet should’ve been allowed from the beginning, otherwise this is a dangerous precedent for carriers if they get to “...

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Near Field Communication (NFC) technology has become the next big thing these days as many manufacturers are bringing the technology into many of their mobile phones. If you ever... thought that NFC-enabled phones are primarily being used for wiring monetary transactions, well, think again.

While the majority of Android phone users are beginning to adopt Google Wallet as a m...

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We’ve heard rumors about Verizon blocking Google Wallet on Galaxy Nexus a while ago, and while this is as anti-competitive as it gets, especially after the new open spectrum and net neutrality... rules that Google helped push, they manage to pull this off by having Google not make the app available in the first place. If the app is not available, it means they are off the hook.

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The popularity of phones that support Near Field Communication (NFC) is rapidly gaining momentum, with handset manufacturers starting to produce more and more devices that support NFC technology.

NFC-enabled... devices work in tandem. The technology is similar to how Bluetooth technology works, but NFC is less on power consumption and connection interruption. The technology works like this: whenever an NFC-enabled device is close t...

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By next year, the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) is expected to boom everywhere around the world–except the United States–according to online business magazine Fast Company.

Kulveer... Taggar, one of the founders of Tagstand, told Fast Company that he observes slow adoption of NFC technology in the U.S. “We haven’t seen that much in the U.S. I’d say 30% U.S., 70% international,R...

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Ever wanted to prove that your handbags, bottles of wine, and watches worth beyond US$1,000 are authentic? Using your NFC-enabled smartphone, you can do just that with Inside Secure’s new... security module that utilizes Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.

The French semiconductor company introduced early this month one of its “solutions for securing transactions and digit...

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Near Field Communication (NFC) technology has been talked about for a while now. However, no one has truly shown what they can do with this new technology. Just recently, S-Digital has done... just the opposite of that with its new product called Brand Table.  You can obviously tell by the name that S-Digital will be improving the fast-food industry.

The new technology takes new NF...

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Along with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and all its glory, a big little thing called Near Field Communication (NFC) was implemented into the Galaxy Nexus. However, Google was light on details... and most people are still curious as to what NFC is and what it can do for you.  Read on for a layperson explanation of the benefits of having NFC on the Galaxy Nexus.

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Yesterday, Google and Samsung took the stage with their unveiling of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich running on the Galaxy Nexus, which now has powers to beam up Scotty through Near Field Communication... (NFC) technology.

Called Android Beam, the new NFC-powered feature gives the Galaxy Nexus ability to transfer not only Web pages but also other information such as maps, contacts, photos, links, and eve...