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Feb 10 AT 2:47 PM Dustin Earley 5 Comments

Foursquare updated with NFC support for Android 4.0 devices

It looks like the Near Field Communications┬árevolution 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 »

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Jan 11 AT 4:51 PM Dustin Earley 31 Comments

Moneto uses microSD to implement their own NFC payment system on Android

When Google first announced their NFC based mobile payment system Google Wallet, there was some huge buzz surrounding the service. Since then, Google Wallet has fallen flat. Other than Sprint, no carriers want to support Google Wallet. Which means it hasn’t been on more than one device so far. Verizon, T-Mobile ... Read More »

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Jan 11 AT 3:18 PM Nick Gray 32 Comments

Hands-on the Sony Ericsson Xperia S

We’ve been waiting for the Sony Ericsson Xperia S for quite some time now, but now that it’s finally here it’s hard to say if we’re impressed or underwhelmed by the handset. The Xperia S is the latest high-end Android handset to feature a 720 Reality HD display, dual-core Qualcomm processor, 12-megapixel Exmor R camera ... Read More »

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Oct 31 AT 3:22 PM Edgar Cervantes 20 Comments

Video: Evolution of the touchscreen; control your device with gestures

Touchscreens revolutionized the smartphone industry. What was state-of-the-art technology just a few years ago is now almost standard for all devices (even some feature phones have touchscreens). The ability to operate a device by touch has changed the way we interact with our devices, but there’s always room for improvement. So, what comes next? How ... Read More »

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Oct 18 AT 11:17 PM Dustin Earley 12 Comments

Android Beam finally makes NFC social

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 »

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