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Apple iPhone 6 could feature NFC for payments and Beats pairing

Apple iPhone 6 could feature NFC for payments and Beats pairing

By 12 May 2014

Apple looks set to introduce NFC for the first time in its mobile devices starting with the iPhone 6. This will mean mobile payments from the iPhone as well as NFC pairing to speakers like those made by its allegedly newly bought Beats. The rumour of... >>

London tubes next to accept contactless and smartphone payments instead of Oyster

London tubes next to accept contactless and smartphone payments instead of Oyster

By 22 April 2014

EE and Vodafone are in talks with Transport for London to allow commuters to use their NFC-enabled phones to pay for tube fares. London Underground ticket barriers are capable of reading the NFC chips in smartphones and contactless payment cards, much... >>

Kiroco Touch jewellery lets you message loved ones via NFC

Kiroco Touch jewellery lets you message loved ones via NFC

By 18 March 2014

Kiroco has launched a new range of jewellery that will let you touch your smartphone to get a special message from your loved one. Called Kiroco Touch, the jewellery (that's jewelry for our readers in the US) contains an NFC chip that will allow interaction... >>

Incipio and AT&T's Cashwrap iPhone case enables NFC and ISIS contactless payments in US for $70

Incipio and AT&T's Cashwrap iPhone case enables NFC and ISIS contactless payments in US for $70

By 24 January 2014

Case manufacturer Incipio has introduced yet another iPhone case. But this isn't any old case. It's called the Cashwrap Mobile Wallet Case, and it enables secure, contactless payments in the US. The Cashwrap is compatible with the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S,... >>

Sony NFC Christmas tree lets you change the lights using your smartphone

Sony NFC Christmas tree lets you change the lights using your smartphone

By 12 December 2013

Sony has upgraded the humble Christmas tree so that you can change the colour of the lights using an NFC connection and a smartphone - one of its Xperia range it would prefer, but any that are NFC-capable. Pair a phone with the NFC smart tag on the tree... >>

Bitcoin physical payment card Nio appears on Kickstarter, NFC and Bluetooth 4.0 capable

Bitcoin physical payment card Nio appears on Kickstarter, NFC and Bluetooth 4.0 capable

By 29 November 2013

Bitcoin, the alternative online payment method, has been getting a lot of attention lately. So much so that a British team called Bluenio is working on making a physical Bitcoin payment system for use in the real world. But its uses go far beyond that... >>

JBL's Pulse wireless speaker packs an LED light show, Bluetooth and NFC for just £179

JBL's Pulse wireless speaker packs an LED light show, Bluetooth and NFC for just £179

By 24 October 2013

JBL has announced the Pulse wireless speaker system, which uniquely offers a listening experience perfectly synced to a colourful and programmable LED light show. Pulse wirelessly streams music from any mobile devices, and it enhance the music with customisable... >>

White Nexus 5 leaked online in alleged press render

White Nexus 5 leaked online in alleged press render

By 21 October 2013

A press render of a white Google Nexus 5 has popped up online, indicating that another colour besides the black variant is in the works. The Gadget Ox first noticed the press render published on Chinese website Weibo. The white smartphone pictured looks... >>

Nokia Guru music accessory leaked in render - to launch in 2013?

Nokia Guru music accessory leaked in render - to launch in 2013?

By 21 October 2013

Nokia has a new music accessory in the works, according to a leaked render that has just surfaced online. Notable leakster @evleaks has tweeted a leaked render of a Nokia accessory reportedly dubbed Nokia Guru. It's likely a Bluetooth-enabled headset... >>

Google Wallet app arrives on the iPhone - without NFC requirement

Google Wallet app arrives on the iPhone - without NFC requirement

By 19 September 2013

Google has brought its Google Wallet app to the iPhone, minus NFC. Google released a substantial update to its Google Wallet for Android app this week, doing away with the long-time requirement of a handset needing NFC technology to download the app.... >>