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08.28.12
Isis mobile payment system primed for September launch, supported devices revealed
08.28.12

Isis mobile payment system primed for September launch, supported devices revealed

You've known it was coming, but Isis has been so quiet on the mobile payments front in the past fe...

By Z. Lutz,   08.28.12
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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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08.10.12
Cheap NFC-based chips run on your phone's radio waves, can be read and written
08.10.12

Cheap NFC-based chips run on your phone's radio waves, can be read and written

A new generation of cheaper, passively powered smart tags could accelerate NFC adoption very soon....

By M. Smith,   08.10.12
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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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08.02.12
PSA: Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners now have direct access to Google Wallet
08.02.12

PSA: Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners now have direct access to Google Wallet

Nobody puts Google Wallet in the corner for long, not even Big Red. Though the carrier courted con...

By J. Volpe,   08.02.12
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