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Be like a Jedi and pay for your travel or shopping with a wave of your hand

Be like a Jedi and pay for your travel or shopping with a wave of your hand

By 16 December 2014

For the Christmas season, Barclaycard is trialling a new format for contactless payments: gloves. Its prototype contactless payment gloves enable shoppers to pay for bus or Tube journeys in London or for their items in shops using just a wave of a hand.... >>

Give a penny to charity every time you use NFC to pay for travel in London

Give a penny to charity every time you use NFC to pay for travel in London

By 29 October 2014

Barclaycard and the Mayor of London have launched an initiative whereby you can donate a penny to London charities every time you use your contactless payment card on the capital's transport services. Penny for London is possible thanks to Barclaycard's... >>

Over 375,000 passengers use contactless payments on London Tube in a week

Over 375,000 passengers use contactless payments on London Tube in a week

By 25 September 2014

Transport for London has revealed that over one million passengers have paid for travel in the capital using their smartphones or contactless payment cards since London Underground started to accept the method. Of those, 375,000 have paid for Tube journeys... >>

Developers wont be able to use iPhone 6 NFC for a while, Apple Pay only

Developers wont be able to use iPhone 6 NFC for a while, Apple Pay only

By 16 September 2014

Many, ourselves included, were thrilled to learn that the new iPhones will finally embrace NFC and contactless payments, like their Android and Windows Phone rival devices have been including for years. However, unlike many of the phones on those operating... >>

Apple Pay wants to use NFC and the iPhone 6 to kill the wallet

Apple Pay wants to use NFC and the iPhone 6 to kill the wallet

By 9 September 2014

Apple has announced Apple Pay as its way of improving and replacing the wallet. Apple Pay will only work with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus as it will use NFC to deliver payments. In store it will work much like contactless payments work now with a simple... >>

Apple's iPhone 6 could sport NFC for mobile payments

Apple's iPhone 6 could sport NFC for mobile payments

By 28 August 2014

That age-old rumour about Apple adding NFC to the iPhone's connectivity options has surfaced again, just in time for the company's media event scheduled for early next month. According to Wired, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, Apple plans... >>

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,... >>


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