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Samsung Nexus S 4G Review

The Samsung Nexus S 4G is a WiMAX-enabled version of the smartphone Google recommends for developers. It sports an innovative curved display, NFC, and many other high-end features. Read this[...]

4G World: The Future of NFC

Speakers at the NFC Summit at this year's 4G World had plenty to say about the future of NFC (Near Field Communications) and its potential applications for mobile payments and[...]

BYOD Smartphones, PCs and Tablets Raise Big Security Risks, Experts Say

Employees bringing their own devices to work (BYOD) can raise big security risks, according to newly released research. At this week's RSA Conference, though, vendors announced some new technologies that[...]

Samsung TecTiles Review: NFC Tap Technology in Sticker Form

NFC is coming to a smartphone near you, and Samsung TecTiles show that near field communication is not limited to mobile payments. It can be used to share content and[...]

Smartphones Are Turning into Wireless Wallets

An emerging wireless standard called Near Field Communications (NFC) could allow us to someday use our smartphones like credit cards. But rival technologies and security concerns might prevent this from[...]

BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 To Sport Touchscreens, Keyboards, BlackBerry OS 7

RIM has just taken the wraps off the BlackBerry Bold 9900 series, which will be the first in this series to have both a keyboard and a touchscreen. These slim[...]

Apple iPhone 5 Will Not Feature NFC

Apple has supposedly disclosed in meetings with large mobile operators in the U.K. that NFC (near field communications) would not be making its way onto the next iPhone, which means[...]

Android OS 2.3.3 Coming to Samsung Nexus S Bringing NFC Support

Google is releasing an Android OS 2.3.3 update to the Samsung Nexus S, and with it comes a special new feature: near field communications. A still-emerging technology, NFC is expected[...]

Nokia Phi, Windows Phone 8 Successor to the Lumia 800, in the Works

Nokia has a successor to the Lumia 800 in the pipeline, codenamed Nokia Phi, and the Windows Phone 8 handset will reportedly be released in the last week of October.

Samsung Reveals TecTiles, Programmable NFC Stickers for Android Smartphones

Android smartphones with near field communication (NFC) have a new accessory to take advantage of the tap technology.

Debate Begins Over iPhone 5 NFC

As it stands right now, the word on the street is that the iPhone 5 will not feature near field communications (NFC), but recent rumblings from friends-of-friends have people thinking[...]

Motorola Droid RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD Now Available from Verizon

The Droid RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD from Motorola are both available on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network starting today. These are qute similar, but offer shoppers some[...]

Sneak Peek: iCaisse4X Will Add NFC Payments to iPhone While Raising Battery Life

A Google Wallet rival is now working with big banks and mobile carriers to test a new device that will retrofit existing iPhones and Android OS phones to let you[...]

Apple’s Next-Generation iPhone Could Include NFC

Information leaking out of Apple indicates that the next iPhone is going to have NFC (Near Field Communications). If true, it will enable this smartphone to be used like a[...]

LG Viper 4G LTE Can Now Be Pre-Ordered

The wait is almost over for those who have been eagerly awaiting Sprint's first smartphone with LTE. But the situation isn't that clear - even though the LG Viper 4G[...]

Sprint Now Taking Pre-Orders for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Launching on Sunday

A device likely to be one of Sprint's top sellers can now be pre-ordered: the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. This cutting-edge Android smartphone, one of this carrier's first with 4G LTE,[...]

StubHub To Enhance Its Mobile Apps for Ticket Sales to Music Concerts & Sports Events

New features in StubHub will include "interactive walkthroughs" of stadiums, plus the ability to invite friends to events. Some day, you might be able to order pretzels.

How to Buy a Smartphone: Understanding Smartphone Specs

Did you ever take a close look at a smartphone spec sheet? Have any idea what the numbers and letters mean, what they tell you about the smartphone? Read on[...]