Near field communication

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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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07.27.12
Apple ready to buy fingerprint sensor maker AuthenTec
07.27.12

Apple ready to buy fingerprint sensor maker AuthenTec

Reuters reports today that Apple is purchasing chipmaker AuthenTec in a deal worth about US$356...

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07.26.12
Security expert shows that Android and Nokia NFC can be hacked -- under certain conditions
07.26.12

Security expert shows that Android and Nokia NFC can be hacked -- under certain conditions

A research consultant has revealed to Ars Technica that he can force NFC-equipped Android and Noki...

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