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Everything You Need To Know About The Apple Watch

In addition to announcing two new iPhones, Apple also announced an entirely new product category (you know it’s official when they add it to the top navigation bar of Apple.com): the smartwatch. Contrary to rumors and common belief, the device isn’t called ‘iWatch,’ but simply: Watch. There are three Apple Watch “collections” — Apple Watch, [...]

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iPhone 6: How It’s Different From iPhone 5 And 5s

With the introduction of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus yesterday, many of you existing iPhone users are scratching your head and wondering about whether or not you should upgrade to the latest model. Whether you’re currently using an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5/5c, this post will give you a breakdown of the various differences [...]

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Every Last Detail About Apple Pay, How It Works With iPhone 6, And Why You’ll Use It

For the first time, Apple has included a ‘Near Field Communication’ (NFC) chip in the iPhone. All new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models include NFC, which allows them to communicate with other devices within ultra-close proximity. NFC has a “range” of about one inch, which makes it ideal for connecting one device with [...]

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The iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Are Official: Here Are The Big New Features

At a special event in Cupertino today, Apple unveiled two new flagship iPhones: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. As we’d seen in leaked images over the last few months, the iPhone 6 sports a new 4.7-inch Retina HD display, has its sleep / wake button moved to the right spine, and a camera [...]

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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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