The next time Google Wallet sees a major update, it may just be more wallet-like than ever before. During a YouTube question and answer session hosted by Google Wallet development manager Robin Dua, it was revealed that Google has much bigger plans for Wallet than just a mobile payment service.
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It looks like the Near Field Communications revolution is finally getting underway. After over a year of NFC chips being available in several different models of Android devices, major third-party developers are finally starting to incorporate the technology into their apps. Scanning tags is fun and all, but using NFC to share information in popular apps ... Read More »
When the Nexus S first launched, early adopters everywhere lit up at the promise of what NFC could offer. It’s been nearly a year since that time, and Google along with other high-profile developers are just now starting to show us what NFC can do. Available now in the Android Market, the official PayPal app ... Read More »
When NFC was first announced, the two big buzzwords associated with the technology were “spending” and “sharing.” Google has made it abundantly clear that they plan to use Google Wallet to handle the spending aspect of NFC. Google Wallet has been live for a short time now and has already been met with rave reviews. ... Read More »
T-Mobile has long been one of the more consumer -friendly carriers. They place a huge emphasis on what consumers want. Not only in plan pricing and availability, but in their device portfolio as well. Today yet another T-Mobile device has been announced that aims to tackle one of the biggest consumers desires in a smartphone: ... Read More »
Remember when we told you the Android world was about to be flooded by NFC-enabled devices? Well, Sony Ericsson just took a shot at the dam. The company is partnering with NXP–the same guys that build the NFC chip inside the Nexus S–with the goal of adding NFC support to its Android devices.
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If you watched the “How to NFC” session at Google I/O, you already know how much Google is committed to the technology. The company believes that NFC has the potential to change the way we exchange money, information and location — three things that Google is very much interested in.
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Today in Korea Samsung announced their new near field communications (NFC) chip with embedded flash memory. We have been keeping an eye on NFC because Google CEO Eric Schmidt said it would be a feature in Gingerbread and demonstrated it working on the Nexus S.
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After you get done filling your belling with turkey and stuffing today here are a few more Gingerbread crumbs to chew on. We have been expecting the next Android update ever since Google placed the giant Gingerbread man on their front lawn, but then we heard rumors of a delay and ... Read More »