Near-fieldcommunication

09.05.12
Spotify comes to Denon and Marantz receivers, shares music over NFC
09.05.12

Spotify comes to Denon and Marantz receivers, shares music over NFC

Spotify didn't want to leave all the spotlight time to phone manufacturers today. To start, it's w...

By J. Fingas,   09.05.12
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08.29.12
Sony unveils VAIO Duo 11 slide-out tablet, Tap 20 portable touchscreen all-in-one
08.29.12

Sony unveils VAIO Duo 11 slide-out tablet, Tap 20 portable touchscreen all-in-one

Sony just threw itself fully into the touchscreen Windows 8 arena -- it's introducing the VAIO Duo...

By J. Fingas,   08.29.12
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08.19.12
Motorola Droid RAZR HD guides slip out to the web, pop the hype balloon (video)
08.19.12

Motorola Droid RAZR HD guides slip out to the web, pop the hype balloon (video)

Not that we were on pins and needles wondering what Motorola's September 5th event would contain,...

By J. Fingas,   08.19.12
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08.16.12
Huawei Ascend D Quad XL hits the FCC with North America-friendly 3G, 12MP camera mention
08.16.12

Huawei Ascend D Quad XL hits the FCC with North America-friendly 3G, 12MP camera mention

We'd been hoping that Huawei's flagship Ascend D Quad would roll by the FCC, hinting that the long...

By J. Fingas,   08.16.12
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08.14.12
Marvell PXA988, PXA986 chips support 3G for China, the world without reinventing the wheel (or phone)
08.14.12

Marvell PXA988, PXA986 chips support 3G for China, the world without reinventing the wheel (or phone)

Whenever we see a smartphone optimized for China Mobile's TD-SCDMA 3G, it usually represents one o...

By J. Fingas,   08.14.12
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08.09.12
Mystery Samsung GT-P8110 tablet passes through the FCC (update: likely not the P10)
08.09.12

Mystery Samsung GT-P8110 tablet passes through the FCC (update: likely not the P10)

We know our fair share about the redesigned Galaxy Note 10.1, but wait -- what's this? Another Sam...

By J. Fingas,   08.09.12
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08.07.12
Throwaway NFC keyboard improves productivity, reduces bank balance
08.07.12

Throwaway NFC keyboard improves productivity, reduces bank balance

NFC is used primarily for enjoyable activities, like buying things, sharing content and making QR...

By J. Rigg,   08.07.12
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08.07.12
Apple lands patent for NFC-ready shopping app, could make impulse spending an iPhone tap away
08.07.12

Apple lands patent for NFC-ready shopping app, could make impulse spending an iPhone tap away

Apple has been filing more than its fair share of NFC-related patents, but it was just granted wha...

By J. Fingas,   08.07.12
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07.30.12
ASUS Tablet 810 with Windows 8 transforms its way past the FCC
07.30.12

ASUS Tablet 810 with Windows 8 transforms its way past the FCC

ASUS must want its Windows 8 tablet family to move together as one. The Tablet 810 has swung past...

By J. Fingas,   07.30.12
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