News about C7.
April 17th, 2012
The online payments provider has partnered with Nokia to introduce an NFC service that allows users to transfer money and to make payments in bars, restaurants and stores.
February 24th, 2012
Visitors to an art gallery at the National Museum in Krakow, Poland, can use NFC smartphones to access extra information about exhibits by touching nearby NFC tags. Patrons can use their own NFC handsets or…
January 3rd, 2012
Nokia Belle, the latest version of the Symbian operating system which features “deeply integrated” NFC, is now pre-installed in new Nokia C7 and Nokia Oro NFC handsets says the Finnish phone maker. Over-the-air upgrades for existing handsets will be available starting from February.
December 20th, 2011
Smart Communications and Philippines bank BDO have conducted an NFC payments trial at the World Bazaar Festival in Manila. The trial saw Nokia C7 owners with Smart postpaid subscriptions being given free Smart Money accounts…
October 3rd, 2011
The innovative sleep disorder monitoring service is now available to T-Mobile USA subscribers equipped with a Nokia Astound NFC phone.
September 29th, 2011
The kit costs €180 and includes a C7 NFC phone as well as a selection of NFC tags.
August 29th, 2011
Nokia’s recently announced 700, 701 and 600 handsets — as well as the existing C7 — will be able to support secure NFC services from the first half of 2012, the company has told NFC World. All future Symbian smartphones will also support NFC.
August 18th, 2011
The phone maker has begun upgrading Symbian^3 devices to Symbian Anna, allowing users of the NFC-enabled Nokia C7 to try out its NFC functionality for the first time.
July 22nd, 2011
A new online service is designed to make it easy for businesses to begin using NFC by providing smart posters and business cards that enable customers to ‘like’ a retailer on Facebook, follow it on Twitter and check in on Foursquare as well as a range of other tag reading solutions.
July 21st, 2011
Nokia‘s upcoming N5 Symbian smartphone will come with NFC, according to an FCC filing spotted by Wireless Goodness. The device, referred to in the filing as the RM-701, will support 3G bands for both T-Mobile…
July 21st, 2011
Nokia’s C7 and N9 NFC phones are not equipped to support either an embedded secure element or an NFC SIM, the handset maker has told NFC World, so it won’t be possible to use them for mobile payments or other secure NFC services.
June 29th, 2011
The hi-tech version of a traditional murder mystery game uses NFC phones and tags to allow participants to discover clues hidden around a venue and to accuse their choice of suspect.
June 21st, 2011
Nokia has now set a date for the release of the Symbian ‘Anna’ operating system update that will switch on the near field communications capabilities in its NFC phones. Nokia N8s, E7s, C7s and C6-01s…
June 17th, 2011
Nokia has teamed up with China’s leading location-based service Jiepang to demonstrate NFC social check-in services. Visitors to the Apps@Smartphone Asia Expo in Hong Kong this week can interact with a Jiepang poster which has…
May 2nd, 2011
Healthcare technology firm Cypak and New Jersey’s Meridian Health have come together to unveil a tool to monitor potential sleep disorders using discreet NFC-based technology — with more capabilities to come.
April 21st, 2011
As well as having a new NFC-enabled Angry Birds game pre-installed on all Nokia C7 phones, publisher Rovio aims to integrate NFC into a new Facebook game, its range of Angry Birds plush toys and in-store posters that players can touch to gain in-game benefits.
April 17th, 2011
Nokia’s new E6 and X7 models do not include NFC chips, the company has told NFC World, confirming concerns that it would retreat from its plan to include the technology in all new Symbian phones.
March 23rd, 2011
Buyers of the Nokia Astound smartphone, a T-Mobile USA version of the Nokia C7 that has been unveiled this week at the CTIA Wireless show, will be able to access the phone’s in-built NFC capabilities…
March 11th, 2011
Thousands of families in the poverty-stricken island nation of Haiti are receiving life-saving clean water with the help of near field communication technology.
February 13th, 2011
Mobile and NFC experts Dr Gerald Madlmayr and Christian Kantner have taken apart both a Nokia C7 and a Google Nexus S to find out what’s inside and what kind of services it will be possible to offer via the handsets in the future — and to build a Nexus S that can operate in full card emulation mode. Here Dr Madlmayr explains what he and Kantner discovered…