NFC

  • Review: PayPal Here card reader turns your business mobile

    Being able to take payment is critical to any business and if you’re operating an online store, chances are you take PayPal. But what if you’re buying and selling goods in-person, you need a way to take credit card / depit card payments, particularly if you’d like to stay...
  • Bank with NAB ? Leave your card at home.. Android update adds NFC Tap & Pay

    Yesterday NAB updated their Android App. Usually that’s not something newsworthy, except yesterday’s update has a massive new feature. NAB customers can now use the NFC in their phone to pay for transactions, essentially replacing their physical Visa Debit card, with their phone. The process of enabling Tap &...
  • Sony VAIO Pro is the lightest ultrabook with touch

    Sony are launching a new VAIO Pro 13, red edition ultrabook. They claim it’s the lightest 13.3” ultrabook with a touchscreen in the world. The signature red finish is achieved by a variety of painting techniques on different materials, including carbon fibre and aluminium. Multiple paint layers are individually...
  • Sony launches new 3D Home Cinema System with NFC

    While most companies are running away from 3D and focusing on the upcoming UHD, Sony Australia today announces the launch of a new premium 3D Blu-ray Home Cinema System – BDVN9100W. They premium system is said to combine advanced sound quality with premium design and NFC connectivity. This lets...
  • Review: JBL PowerUp

    The JBL PowerUp Speaker is a multi-purpose device. First of all it’s a Bluetooth speaker that works with any Bluetooth enabled device. Let’s face it, Bluetooth pairing of devices is not the most enjoyable experience in the world. Wireless charging (Qi) One of the best assets of the Lumia...
  • MasterCard launches MasterPass, Australia gets first dibs

    Mastercard has just announced its new payment system, “Masterpass”. The service is essentially a shortcut to online payments with a credit card. The service will be available on mobile and web pages, first in Australia and Canada, with the rest of the world to follow. From next month, you will...
  • MOO.com offering NFC enabled business cards

    Simply touch the NFC-enabled business card to a device with NFC support and the contact details will be transferred. It doesn’t have to be limited to just your contact details either. NFC business cards can be setup to link to your portfolio, web pages, music, video, social networks, downloads,...
  • 4G is the killer feature of iPhone5, but NFC should have been

    Yesterday’s unveiling of the iPhone5 has been met with a fairly flat response outside those dedicated ‘by anything with an Apple logo’ fanboys. As the announcement rolled out there were key features all of us were looking for to make this release revolutionary and not just evolutionary. Sadly that...
  • David Lindberg: “End of money is closer than you think”

    David Lindberg is the ex head of marketing and strategy at Commonwealth Bank. He is the man responsible for bringing Kaching to CBA customers and it’s not surprising after listening to his vision of money in the future. Lindberg said that just 3 years ago, less than 1% of...