Tag: NFC

Michael Kors releases Sofie 2.0, now with GPS, NFC, heart rate monitor

While the first version of their Sofie smartwatch looked pretty and eye-catching enough, the Michael Kors device had a lot of missing features to...
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Samsung Pay Favorite Cards open automatically once NFC terminal is detected

The Samsung Pay mobile payment service has been around since 2015. It launched on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge and was made available...

Your Android phone/tablet can no longer be unlocked by NFC device

If you’ve been using an NFC accessory to unlock your smartphone or tablet every once in a while, you probably noticed that the past...

NFC Ring now available, ready to make cashless payments

At the recently concluded Rio Olympics, Visa tested out the NFC payment ring contactless payment device. We didn't keep track of the experience but...

DuoSkin lets you control devices through your flash tattoos 

You’ve seen those gold and silver flash tattoos that have become popular for music festival attendees. They’re pretty decorative and makes your skin look...

Barclays launches contactless mobile payment to rival Android Pay

When Barclays refused to be part of Android Pay, we knew it was only a matter of time before it would launch its own...

Xiaomi teams up with UnionPay to launch mobile payment service in China

There's no stopping Xiaomi for getting back its crown in the Chinese mobile market. Huawei may be the King in China these days but...

Pagaré smartstrap turns Pebble into a mobile wallet

The Pebble may not be the most hi-tech and hi-specced smartwatch today but it's certainly one of the coolest. It's simple and gets easy...

Google supports special education with every Android Pay purchase

Of all the latest mobile payment services introduced, Android Pay is perhaps one of the more widely used. There are more Android devices all...

Square rolls out contactless payments reader, accepts Android Pay, Samsung Pay

Square is one of those companies spearheading the movement towards contactless payments for small and neighborhood businesses. Just yesterday, they rolled out their new...

LG files for ‘G Pay’ trademark in the US and South Korea

The other South Korean tech giant LG is set to join the mobile payment arena with a new service called 'G Pay'. Sounds familiar?...

Here’s how to enable Sony Smartwatch 3’s NFC feature

Nothing much to say here but it is possible to enable the NFC module found inside your Sony Smartwatch 3. Nope, Sony didn't make...