Features

Are Android updates getting faster? Let’s look at the data

by Robert Triggs January 20, 20190 comments
Features

Google Play still has a clone problem in 2019 with no end in sight

by Joe Hindy January 19, 20190 comments
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Android Q: The top features we know about so far

by Hadlee Simons 16 hours ago0 comments
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Is it dumb that everything is “smart?”

by Chris Thomas January 19, 20190 comments
104 articles

Smartphone quiz: Do you know what these acronyms mean?

I'm sure you know how to use NFC and what an NPU does. But do you know what these acronyms stand for? Let's find out.
by Mitja RutnikJanuary 19, 2019

How to use NFC on Android

NFC isn't quite 'new' technology anymore, but it's still very handy. Wondering how to use NFC on your Android phone? We'll walk you through all the steps!
by Edgar CervantesOctober 9, 2018

All you need to know about NFC Tags

You may have noticed small NFC tags next to advertisements near bus stops or little stickers on flyers. But just what is a NFC tag?
by Robert TriggsAugust 29, 2018

Opinion: Mobile payment apps need more than NFC for global success

There are several alternatives to NFC, and they're thriving in many corners of the globe.
by Hadlee SimonsJune 13, 2018
 
 

What is NFC & how does it work?

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?
by Robert TriggsJune 4, 2018

How to use Android Beam to send files and photos!

We take a look at how you can use your NFC-equipped smartphone to quickly transfer files and other content to a second phone using Android Beam.
by Jonathan FeistFebruary 18, 2018

How to use S Beam

Do you have an older Samsung phone that supports S Beam? This guide shows you how to use S Beam on your aging Samsung handset.
by Team AAJuly 5, 2017

Forget tap and pay: tap and control is the future

Researchers have created a new technology that could allow your smartphone to control smart devices, simply by tapping them.
by Scott Adam GordonMay 9, 2017

5 flagship features mid-range phones need in 2017

Mid-range smartphones could do with a shot in the arm in 2017, so here's a list of features we want to see from manufacturers this year.
by Robert TriggsJanuary 11, 2017

NFC payment ring now available to pre-order

After successfully passing its Kickstarter campaign in 2013, the NFC payment ring is now available to pre-order for $53 (£40).
by Robert TriggsAugust 24, 2016
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