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NFC Buttons For Your Android

I’m a big fan of using NFC to make everyday tasks easier. I have been using NFC tags for a while now, but I don’t have any that I take with me when I’m out and about. DIMPLE has created a sticker that attaches to your phone or tablet. Each sticker has 4 buttons that [...]

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The NFC Ring: Futuristic, Wearable Tech

NFC, or near field communication, has been making our tech more useful for a while now. If you’ve ever touched your phone to another to transfer a photo, set your phone on a charging pad, or paid for a purchase by touching your credit card to a payment console, you’ve used NFC. Now, a fully [...]

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Google Wallet Now Available To Android Users On All U.S. Carriers

Beginning today, Google is rolling out a new, updated version of its Android app for Google Wallet. The new version has been redesigned from the ground up, keeping much of the same functionality, but adding some new features as well. The big news: any user with Android 2.3 or above can install Google Wallet, regardless [...]

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You’re Missing Out On Discounts If You’re Not Using Google Wallet

Why aren’t you using Google Wallet? It’s one of my favorite Google services, since I buy a lot of things online. Newsflash: it’s not just for your smartphone. You might have already seen a “Buy With Google” checkout option start showing up with some online merchants, and soon you’ll see even more. Wallet is a [...]

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The Oven Of The Future Will Talk To You Through Smartphone NFC Technology

In the near future, kitchen ovens will be able to interact with smartphones to enhance the cooking experience for home cooks. LG is one company that is preparing to release NFC-enabled ovens, which will sync with nearby phones to offer hundreds of different variations of cooking capabilities to give cooks more options on how they [...]

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Google Wallet For The Verizon Galaxy S4

In the world of mobile payments – that is, using your smartphone to pay for things – Google Wallet is the king of the hill. If you’re not familiar with the service, it’s likely because most U.S. carriers don’t want you using it on their phones. They’ll tell you it’s because of a perceived security [...]

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This Android Hack Uses NFC-Enabled Hotel Room Keys To Move You Through The Day

Each week, tech blog Lifehacker presents a “Hacker Challenge”, asking its readers to come up with interesting “hacks” that can be implemented in day-to-day life. Last week’s challenge dealt with “hotel room hacks”, that is, ways to maximize the utility of the resources you have within your hotel room to make your life easier. Many [...]

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Starbucks to support Square Wallet starting in November

Starbucks is now officially supporting the new Passport App on iOS 6 with their latest update. The company is doing a great job supporting latest technology. The store has also announced that they will be supporting Square Wallet starting early next month. Back in August, Starbucks announced that they would be investing $25 million in [...]

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The Mobile Box Office Will Change How You Go To Concerts

Have you been to an indy concert recently? Any kind of live event for that matter? You might run into a situation where you need to go throught he box office, and it takes some time. In fact, at an indy concert I went to recently there was only one person manning the pay booth [...]

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Barclays making NFC possible on every cell device

Are you a fan of NFC-enabled credit cards? Phones? Wrist watches? Wallets? How about stickers? Barclays has announced a new product that can be placed on any cellular phone to give it instant NFC compatibility. The PayTag This little piece of tech is more than just a brilliant name. It’s exactly what you expect. For [...]

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