NFC Archive

  • Google officially announced the next version of its Android OS during the Google I/O conference – Ice Cream Sandwich. The release for this new version is set to be sometime by the end of the year. Exactly when? That’s a TBD. What we do know is that this new OS […]

    Google Ice Cream Sandwich – many devices one OS

    Google officially announced the next version of its Android OS during the Google I/O conference – Ice Cream Sandwich. The release for this new version is set to be sometime by the end of the year. Exactly when? That’s a TBD. What we do know is that this new OS […]

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  • Google has developed the Android mobile operating system (OS) from an outsider to the world’s best selling platform, overtaking various rivals and bringing smartphone functionality to the masses. It has now diverged into two distinct types, with one designed for mobile phones while the other is aimed at tablet computers, […]

    Google’s Android path to success

    Google has developed the Android mobile operating system (OS) from an outsider to the world’s best selling platform, overtaking various rivals and bringing smartphone functionality to the masses. It has now diverged into two distinct types, with one designed for mobile phones while the other is aimed at tablet computers, […]

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  • Google just teamed up with Mastercard and Citigroup to seriously introduce Near Field Technology (NFC) to the common user. Thought already being widely used in Japan and some other countries; the NFC technology that allows you to buy something just by waving your smartphone in front of the reader is […]

    Google’s Android NFC – your new e-wallet

    Google just teamed up with Mastercard and Citigroup to seriously introduce Near Field Technology (NFC) to the common user. Thought already being widely used in Japan and some other countries; the NFC technology that allows you to buy something just by waving your smartphone in front of the reader is […]

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  • Sprint and Samsung introduced the Nexus S 4G, successor of the Nexus S introduced just last December on T-Mobile. This new iteration of the Nexus is Sprint’s first unmodified Google Android phone with nothing but only basic applications from the Android Gingerbread 2.3 OS. These types of “stock Androids” are […]

    Samsung’s Nexus S 4G on Sprint/ Google Voice Network

    Sprint and Samsung introduced the Nexus S 4G, successor of the Nexus S introduced just last December on T-Mobile. This new iteration of the Nexus is Sprint’s first unmodified Google Android phone with nothing but only basic applications from the Android Gingerbread 2.3 OS. These types of “stock Androids” are […]

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  • Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt, announced at the Web 2.0 Summit support for near-field communications chips in the next version of Android. Near-field communication (NFC) allows fast short-range wireless transmissions that is more secure than current magnetic stripe technology on current credit cards. This “tap and pay” technology combined with a […]

    The end of credit cards thanks to Android?

    Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt, announced at the Web 2.0 Summit support for near-field communications chips in the next version of Android. Near-field communication (NFC) allows fast short-range wireless transmissions that is more secure than current magnetic stripe technology on current credit cards. This “tap and pay” technology combined with a […]

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