Samsung updates TecTiles NFC app

Samsung Tectiles

The phone maker’s tag reading/writing app for Android devices now allows users to program tags to perform multiple actions at one time, customize profiles so that tags perform in different ways for different users, and lock a tag so that only the owner can read its contents. More


Isis NFC phones appear on MasterCard list

Isis Mobile Wallet

A number of NFC phones marked as approved for use by the three mobile network operator partners in NFC venture Isis have appeared on MasterCard’s list of approved mobile devices, adding to speculation that Isis is close to launching its pilots in Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas... More


Isis to go live in September?

Isis

US NFC venture Isis is on course to go live in September, narrowly managing to meet its planned launch date of “this summer”, according to Bloomberg, which says that Verifone CEO Doug Bergeron revealed the timing in an interview... More







KDDI launches NFC in Japan

KDDI

The mobile network operator will begin commercial NFC services from the end of January with partners including Japan Airlines, credit card issuers, loyalty programme providers and retailers. More



Samsung handsets get ICS

Google has started rolling out Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), which adds Android Beam NFC functionality, as an over-the-air update for its Nexus S handsets... More





Latest NFC phone news and rumours • 27 Sept 2011

NFC rumours

The latest NFC phone rumours and announcements, including: Galaxy S II with NFC launches on AT&T, T-Mobile in the US • Nokia N9 launches in Middle East • Sonim ships first NFC handset • Samsung Wave 578 ‘Quick Tap’ coming to UK soon • Samsung SHV-E120L specs leak.  More


Latest NFC phone news and rumours • 19 Sept 2011

NFC rumours

The latest NFC phone rumours and announcements, including: France to get NFC Galaxy S II, with rest of Europe to follow • iPhone speculation • A trio of NFC BlackBerrys • Casio’s DT-X8 rugged terminal • Acer NFC handset could be first of many • Korea gets high-end LG NFC phone • Intel shows off Android tablet design that features NFC More


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