News about Galaxy S.
February 21st, 2012
Support for a range of Android phones based on Samsung’s Galaxy S has been added to NFC supplier DeviceFidelity’s Moneto service. Launched last month with support for Apple iPhones, Moneto allows anyone in the US…
November 22nd, 2011
“With our unique kit, vendors and card issuers will now be able to see for themselves how NFC contactless payments will impact on their customers,” says Proxama CEO Neil Garner.
June 28th, 2011
BPCE, France’s second largest banking group and owner of both Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, is teaming up with Visa to conduct a pilot test of NFC MicroSD cards in the cities of Nice and Strasbourg…
May 30th, 2011
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Identive, NXP sign VAR deal • Huawei planning NFC phones? • Vodacom looks to NFC • NFC domain names on Ebay • US banks debut P2P payments • Samsung smashes Galaxy sales record • US theme park to offer next-gen shopping experience • Rhodes framework adds NFC support • and more…
January 13th, 2011
Reports in two Korean publications suggest that LG is planning to launch a US$200 mass market phone with built-in NFC capabilities at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. Both PlusNews and Etnews report…
January 11th, 2011
The successor to Samsung’s hugely successful Galaxy S smartphone is set to launch at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month, according to a report in Korean publication Etnews — and near field communication functionality…
December 16th, 2010
Tech repair website iFixit has dismantled and photographed Samsung’s Nexus S smartphone, the first Android device to run the new Gingerbread operating system and the first to include support for near field communication. For anyone…
December 14th, 2010
The payments network’s new compliance testing system means that Visa can now certify other devices and phones with built-in NFC functionality “in a heartbeat”, the company’s head of mobile product development has told NFC World.
December 7th, 2010
The Nexus S, the first Android phone to use the new Gingerbread version of the operating system and its built-in NFC functionality, will hit the shops in the US on 16 December and the UK on 20 December. For now, however, it looks as though the phones will only support tag reading applications — mobile payments capabilities will only be available later.