HTC launches One M8 smartphone with NFC

HTC One M8 NFC mobile handset

HTC‘s newest flagship smartphone, the HTC One (M8), has been announced and is available as a Google Play Edition running stock Android 4.4 KitKat, or from carriers worldwide with the handset maker’s own HTC Sense 6 skin running over Android... More



CIBC expands NFC phone options

Canada’s CIBC bank has expanded availability of its CIBC Mobile Payment app to include owners of Samsung Galaxy S III, S4, Note II and HTC One Android NFC phones, enabling a wider range of customers to make NFC payments... More




No secure element in new Nexus 7

Google has not included a secure element in the new version of its Nexus 7 tablet, Google’s Peter Hazlehurst has told Android Police, and the tablet is not therefore able to support Google Wallet NFC payments... More



Russian bank to launch NFC mobile wallet

Tinkoff Credit Systems

Tinkoff Credit Systems is to launch an NFC mobile wallet service, developed by Russian mobile technology developer i-Free, that enables virtual MasterCard PayPass cards to be stored on embedded secure elements in Android NFC phones — avoiding the need to partner with a mobile network operator... More


Google Wallet adds phones

Three NFC phones have been added to the list of Google Wallet compatible devices; the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One on Sprint and the Samsung Galaxy Note II on both Sprint and US Cellular... More




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