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    NFC Task Launcher gets update

    August 21st, 2013

    Popular Android app NFC Task Launcher has received a new update. Version 7.0.1 gives users a new drawer layout, the ability to edit actions, a contact picker, and Google+ +1 integration. The update also includes a number of bug fixes.

    EMT pushes NFC in Estonia

    March 12th, 2013

    Estonian mobile network operator EMT is promoting the use of NFC by making tags available in all its stores across the country. The tags work in conjunction with an Android app called EMT NFC Starter, a… More

    T-Mobile picks Tagstand

    March 6th, 2013

    T-Mobile is to use a custom version of Tagstand’s NFC Task Launcher app to power its forthcoming Tap Tag NFC service. Tagstand “says it’s also working with other carriers and OEMs, including EMT (Estonia, Baltic carrier), Avea (Turkey) and Alcatel, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer which will be preloading Tagstand on devices sold to a major European-based multinational carrier,” reports Techcrunch.

    Tagstand adds NFC accessories

    January 7th, 2013

    NFC specialist Tagstand has partnered with hip mobile accessory maker Tylt to offer a range of NFC-enabled accessories, including the Tunz portable Bluetooth speaker, the Capio car mount and the Tagz range of NFC stickers. The new products will debut at the CES this week.

    NFC app handles a million tasks

    July 6th, 2012

    Tagstand’s NFC Task Launcher app has been used to execute over one million actions, reports Techcrunch. “Users changed WiFi and Bluetooth settings 300,000 times, 176,000 applications were launched, phones were set to silent or vibrate 150,000 times, 12,000 songs were played, 10,000 alarms were set, and mobile hotspots were set up 8,000 times,” says the tech publication.

    Tagstand raises $1.1m

    October 17th, 2011

    NFC startup Tagstand has raised a further US$1.1m, following seed stage funding from tech incubator Y Combinator, reports TechCrunch. Tagstand, which sells a range of NFC-enabled stickers, says it is seeing especially large growth in smart posters for retail and advertising.

    NFC news in brief • 23 August 2011

    August 23rd, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: First Android 4 phone could come in October • Rogers planning NFC launch? • Tags stores take off • Jiepang eyes mobile commerce • Tagstar shields tags • BlackBerry NFC delay • Turkcell tests tickets • Vivotech adds NFC POS terminal • and more… More

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