NFC

Activate a Sprint Galaxy Nexus you'll get $50 in your Google Wallet instead of the usual $10

Activate a Sprint Galaxy Nexus you'll get $50 in your Google Wallet instead of the usual $10

Bla1ze 18

The other day when preorders for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Sprint went up a lot of folks got lost in the happiness of knowing the device would finally be arriving and instantly laid out the $199 for it requested by Sprint. That said, there were some details missing from the announcement. Some great details actually, if you're looking for some cash back on the that investment. Get $...

Isis mobile payment system to launch mid-2012, lists Chase, CapitalOne, and Barclaycard as partners

Isis mobile payment system to launch mid-2012, lists Chase, CapitalOne, and Barclaycard as partners

Jerry Hildenbrand 13

Isis Mobile Wallet, the service backed by AT&T, T-Mobile US, and Verizon has announced new launch partners and it's long awaited trial launch date. New financial partners Chase, CapitalOne, and Barclaycard join Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express for the  trials in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah which are expected to begin sometime in mid-2012. Isis isn't sharing...

Open NFC stack now available for Android 4.0, makes NFC hardware easy to use for OEMs

Open NFC stack now available for Android 4.0, makes NFC hardware easy to use for OEMs

Jerry Hildenbrand 11

The good people at Inside Secure have ported over their Open NFC stack to Ice Cream Sandwich, giving OEM's one less hurdle to jump when getting devices ready for upgrading.  The new 4.3.3 release allows almost any NFC hardware to become Android compliant by using a Hardware Abstraction Layer and special kernel module to communicate via a set of consistent APIs.  What this means to you...