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PSA: New Android Pay & Security Solution

Has your Google Wallet app updated to the new Android Pay? Are you frustrated that there are now two different apps for Google Wallet payments and tap to pay Android Pay? I cannot offer up any help for that unfortunately. Google chose to update the old Wallet app to Android Pay just for tap to pay and create a ...

Begun, the payment wars have.

Yoda used the Force, he didn't need Apple Pay. If the Jedi Master walked into a CVS or a Rite Aid today, he would not be able to use the Apple Pay even if he wanted to. Nor could he use Google Wallet or Soft Card (formerly ISIS). The Force would probably work and also has next to zero chance of your bank ...

Who really wins with Apple Pay? Google Wallet.

We knew it was coming. Apple has an amazing way of glorifying new features every time they announce a new device. They even seem to take credit for discovering or inventing new features and technologies. In this case, Near Field Communication (NFC) contactless payments. The technology behind tap to pay payments ...

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Motorola RAZR HD pays a visit to the FCC, packs NFC antenna and Verizon bands

If you're looking for a souped-up RAZR MAXX, your prayers may just have been answered. A Motorola handset using model number XT926 has just cruised through the FCC sporting CDMA 800/1900 bands for Verizon Wireless along with an NFC antenna. There aren't many details about other specs of the device. A previous leak ...

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HTC Evo 4G LTE Google Wallet fix coming this month

According to the Google Wallet entry at the Google Play store, Google is hoping to resolve the issue that's been cramping the HTC Evo 4G LTE's style since the phone's release. Initially when the phone was released, Google Wallet worked fine. A future update disabled the NFC-based payment system, leaving many users ...

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Google Wallet now working on unlocked Galaxy Nexus phones on T-Mobile

If you're a T-Mobile user with an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus, there's some good news for you. The guys over at Engadget are reporting that Google Wallet can now be downloaded from the Google Play store and installed on unlocked Galaxy Nexus phones currently running on T-Mobile's network. Previously, the ...

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Sprint and LG announce the Optimus Elite, an entry-level eco-friendly phone with NFC

Sprint and LG have gone ahead and made the Optimus Elite official. The Optimus Elite is an entry-level Android phone with eco-friendly features. The phone features an 800MHz processor, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, Near Field Communication (NFC), and more. On the eco-friendly side, ...

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Seido launches extended battery for Galaxy Nexus, this time with NFC support

Remember that humongous extended battery that Seido launched for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus? Besides it making your Galaxy Nexus look like the biggest turtle on the planet, it did provide 3800mAh of juice to keep your Galaxy Nexus going for a long time. What it did lack, though, was support for NFC. Seido has ...

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Sony to sell NFC SmartTags that will work with all NFC Android phones

While at the Sony booth at CES today, we stumbled upon Sony's NFC SmartTags. The small NFC tags can be programmed to make your phone do a number of things when activated with the NFC chip on your phone. You can program the tags to do a number of things such as set your alarm, send a text message, turn on/off ...

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Picture of Samsung Galaxy Note with AT&T branding appear online

The guys over at SamMobile have gotten their hands on an image of the AT&T-branded Samsung Galaxy Note. The Galaxy Note, which features a massive 5.3-inch display and a stylus, is a combination of phone and tablet. It is currently available in Europe and other parts of the world. Since its release, many people ...

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