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February 9th, 2017
Google has officially unveiled Android Wear 2.0, the new version of its operating system for smartwatches, and two new watches from LG — one of which comes with NFC to support HCE mobile payments using…
January 5th, 2017
Asus has announced the first smartphone to support both Google’s Tango 3D augmented reality and Daydream virtual reality technologies. The ZenFone AR, announced at CES 2017, comes with three rear cameras to create a three-dimensional model of the phone’s surroundings and track its motion. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, Asus suggests the phone could help users tackle home-improvement projects and play more by interacting with virtual objects.
September 16th, 2013
Asus has announced the M70 desktop PC with integrated NFC capabilities, “for convenient wire-free pairing of desktop PCs with Android smart devices”. Users can log into Windows and launch applications via NFC, Asus says. Photos and other content stored on mobile devices can also be backed up to the PC with a tap.
June 5th, 2013
Asus has launched NFC Express, an external accessory for PCs that makes it easy to pair desktop computers and Android NFC phones and tablets so users can share data between devices and use their mobile…
February 25th, 2013
Asus has added a second PadFone with NFC to its line-up. The PadFone Infinity is an Android 4.2 LTE smartphone with a 5-inch 1920 by 1080 full HD display that combines with a 10.1-inch tablet…
January 8th, 2013
Asus has unveiled a 10.1-inch Windows 8 tablet with NFC at the CES show. The VivoTab Smart features an Intel Atom dual-core processor and a detachable ‘Transleeve’ cover that combines screen protection with a wireless keyboard.
October 17th, 2012
Asus has announced a new version of its PadFone smartphone/tablet concept that includes NFC functionality. The 4.7-inch PadFone 2 phone is designed to neatly dock with the PadFone 2 Station, enabling it to be converted…
August 29th, 2012
Asus has announced two Windows 8 tablets at the IFA 2012 tradeshow in Berlin. Both the Vivo Tab and the Vivo Tab RT feature a high-resolution multi-touch 11.6-inch display, a detachable Qwerty keyboard dock and NFC, “enabling the device to easily sync with other NFC-enabled devices”.
August 8th, 2012
June 27th, 2012
Google has unveiled its hotly anticipated Nexus tablet at the Google I/O developers’ conference in San Francisco. The Nexus 7 is a 7-inch NFC tablet made by Asus. It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and…
June 25th, 2012
Google could be getting ready to launch an NFC-equipped Android tablet at its I/O developer event this week, according to Gizmodo, which reports that the Nexus 7 is built by Asus and includes a 1.3Ghz quad-core Tegra 3 processor and a GeForce 12-core GPU. 8GB and 16GB versions of the 7-inch Android Jelly Bean device will be available, retailing at US$199 and $249 respectively, according to a leaked document seen by the publication.
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