Posts Tagged ‘ nfc ’

Android Tablet to Smartphone eCoupled Two-Way Wireless Charging Demo by Fulton Innovation (CES 2013 Video)

January 15, 2013

At Fulton Innovation’s booth at the 2013 CES, we received a tech demo of the new eCoupled two-way wireless charging solution between tablets and smartphones. Essentially, a tablet that’s being charged wirelessly can actually be used to wirelessly charge a Qi-enabled mobile phone. By placing the two devices back-to-back, the power transfers wirelessly between...
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Samsung Parodies Own ‘Work Trip’ Commercial with Santa and Mrs. Claus for New Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S III Christmas Spot (Video)

December 17, 2012

Remember Samsung’s sexually suggestive “Work Trip” commercial for the Galaxy S III Android smartphone? You know, the one where a husband is leaving for a business trip and his wife surprises him with a last-second NFC sharing of what’s hinted to be a homemade sex-tape as she warns him not to watch it on...
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Samsung Galaxy S III Ad Encourages NFC Sex Tape Sharing (Video)

October 25, 2012

Samsung’s latest TV advertisement for its popular Galaxy S III Android smartphone puts an interesting spin on NFC-sharing. In the spot, titled “Work Trip,” a husband/father is saying goodbye to his family outside their home prior to heading to the airport in a cab. His two kids excitedly exclaim, “Daddy, we made you a...
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Verizon Motorola Droid RAZR HD Emerges Again (Images)

August 2, 2012

The international Motorola RAZR HD was spied in a few in-the-wild photos yesterday, but today we have newly leaked images of the Verizon version of the same Android smartphone. The Motorola Droid RAZR HD, as it will likely be called in the US, is expected to come with a 720p HD Colorboot display and...
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Samsung Outs Windows Phone 8 ‘Odyssey’ and ‘Marco’

July 30, 2012

During an ongoing legal dispute with Apple, Samsung has outed two potential Windows Phone 8 devices, called Odyssey and Marco, in submitted court documents. The pair of handsets are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 dual-core 1.5GHz processor, support 4G LTE connectivity, and will apparently launch in Q4 of 2012. The Odyssey is clearly...
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Motorola Droid RAZR HD XT926 Visits FCC

July 24, 2012

The Motorola Droid RAZR HD recently dropped by the FCC on its way to Verizon Wireless. While an official release date is unknown at this time, an appearance at the FCC is usually a good sign that it’s coming sooner rather than later. The successor to the original Droid Razr is rumored to sport...
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Closer Look at Windows Phone 8 Features (Video)

June 20, 2012

As you know, Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8 at a press event earlier today. Let’s take a closer look at the highlighted features from the preview. Keep in mind, this is only the beginning, as Microsoft will unveil more further down the line. Windows Phone 8 Key Features Hardware Partners: First wave of Windows...
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Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8 Features: New Start Screen, More Resolutions, Dual-Core Support, Nokia Maps

June 20, 2012

UPDATE: here’s a closer look at Windows Phone 8 (Video). Microsoft just announced their upcoming mobile OS, previously codenamed Apollo, as Windows Phone 8. They detailed and previewed 8 new platform features centered around a “shared core” strategy with Windows 8. Windows Phone 8 will feature support for multi-core processors, two more resolutions (720p...
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MasterCard Details PayPass Wallet Services at CTIA (Video)

May 7, 2012

Today, just prior to the first day of CTIA Wireless 2012 in New Orleans, MasterCard introduced PayPass Wallet Services, which aims to make in-store and online shopping easier for customers by allowing secure payments by a “simple click of the mouse, touch of the tablet screen or tap of the smartphone.” PayPass Wallet Services...
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Sprint Advertises Google Wallet on Fringe TV Show (Video)

May 5, 2012

Update: video of the advertisement If you watched part 1 of the season finale of Fox’s hit TV Show Fringe tonight, then you probably noticed the shameless, reoccurring Google Wallet product placement by Sprint during the first five minutes of the show. The episode began in typical Fringe fashion, a dramatic scene in which...
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HTC EVO 4G LTE for Sprint (Tech Specs, Promo Video)

April 4, 2012

Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE Specifications: - Processor: 1.5 GHz Dual Core Snapdragon Qualcomm MSM8960 - Operating System: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with HTC Sense - Networks: LTE (Band 2, Band 25) and CDMA 1xRTT EVDO Rel. 0, EVDO Rev. A - Display: 4.7” 1280 x720 HD with IPS technology (In Plane Switching)...
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Sprint LG Viper 4G LTE to Cost $100, Pre-Order on April 12

April 3, 2012

Sprint will begin taking pre-orders for the LG Viper 4G LTE Android smartphone on Thursday, April 12 at An exact release date wasn’t specified, but the handset will be available later this month through all Sprint channels, Best Buy and RadioShack for $99.99 with a new or renewing two-year agreement and $50 mail-in...
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LG Miracle Windows Phone Spotted on Video

February 17, 2012

The LG Miracle Windows Phone, also known as the Fantasy, has been caught in the wild in a pair of photos and a demo video. The Miracle sports a 4-inch WVGA display, 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 8GB of internal storage, Near Field Communication (NFC), 5 megapixel rear camera, and Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. Look...
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New features in Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

October 19, 2011

So now that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is official, let’s talk about what’s new in Google’s latest mobile OS update, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Google is calling it “simple, beautiful and beyond smart.” Read on to find out why. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich improves upon 2.3.x Gingerbread by bringing in elements of...
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Sprint Nexus S updated to Android 2.3.7 with Google Wallet

September 19, 2011

Google has released their mobile payment system into the wild, as the Google Wallet app is officially a go thanks to the latest Android 2.3.7 OTA update for the Sprint Nexus S 4G (Samsung).The GWK74 software build adds support for Google Wallet, Google Shopper and it also applies some security patches. Using near-field communication...
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