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Android Apps

Mobuyle Android app plans to keep store lines moving with mobile payments

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Payment processing company Heartland Payment Systems, has just launched a system to allow merchants to accept payments through smartphones and tablets, which effectively challenges both Square and Ver…

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Finance

Capital One Mobile Banking app hits the Android Market

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Well it looks like another financial institution has decided to add its services to the Android Market. Finally, Capital One has released a mobile banking app for Android smartphones. Cap One joins the many f…

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Firmware updates

Sprint Nexus S 4G users should expect 2.3.5 update July 25th

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It looks like owners of the Sprint Nexus S 4G will get an updated version of Gingerbread (2.3.5) starting July 25th. This new update will include many changes and improvements to the WiMAX toting device. The u…

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Finance

Google Wallet & Google Offers: pay with your phone and get shopping deals. “Your phone will be your wallet”

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Google raised the profile of near-field communications in the U.S. when it introduced the Nexus S last year. Google hopes to raise that profile – and profits – even further by launching a new NFC-b…

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Android OS

Android 2.3.3 update takes NFC up another notch

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The Nexus S launched with near-field communication support, but only for reading – not writing. An update to the Android 2.3.3 platform extends the capabilities of NFC on Android, including the abilit…

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Android

Researchers at Stanford show social NFC apps on the Nexus S

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Near Field Communication, or NFC, is a wireless short-range communication technology which enables the exchange of data between devices over about a 10cm (3.9″) distance. NFC can be used for numerous…

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Android Apps

Android NFC apps finally putting feature to use

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Google believes near field communication (NFC) is the future of mobile, but the present is very limited since only Android 2.3 supports it and the Samsung Nexus S is the only device that can read NFC information…

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Android News

Samsung Announces Flash Memory NFC Chip

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Today, Samsung announced the development of a new lower-power NFC chip which features embedded flash memory. Eric Schmidt set the mobile industry buzzing about NFCs when he announced NFC support in Android 2…

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Android News

The Possibilities of Near Field Communications

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At the Web 2.0 Summit, Eric Schmidt announced that Gingerbread would include support for Near Field Communications (NFC), which he said could be used for various types of location services, and even eventual…

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