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Google Nexus 4 with Broadcom inside

Google Nexus 4 handset with broadcom nfc controller chip

Google Nexus 4, first mobile phone with Broadcom nfc controller chip With Broadcom inside? Yes, this seems to be the first nfc enabled android phone with a Broadcom nfc controller chip. To date, all android phones had an nfc chip from NXP. After NXP and Inside Secure, Broadcom is the third supplier of NFC controller …

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new Broadcom NFC chip, the consequences

broadcom nfc controller chips in google nexus 4 mobile phones

First android phone with Broadcom NFC chip The Google Nexus 4 with Android 4.2 JB O.S., has a Broadcom nfc chip inside. Google has chosen to use Broadcom’s BCM20793 nfc controller chip in the Nexus 4 made by LG. To date, practically all nfc enabled android phones used NXP’s nfc chips. All BlackBerrys and the …

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Samsung Galaxy Victory + nfc

NFC enabled Samsung galaxy victory LTE at Sprint

NFC enabled Samsung Galaxy Victory Samsung Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE at Sprint USA. This budget smartphone took me by surprise. NFC chip and enabled for Google Wallet, but he didn’t appear in Mastercard’s or Visa’s list with approved phones .. ? A bit strange. Update; He’s in the list, Mastercard was a little late updating …

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Google, ISIS and soon Sprint ‘s “Touch” NFC Mobile Wallet ?

Google ISIS Touch NFC Mobile Wallet

Sprint to launch “Touch” NFC Mobile Wallet in Q3 2012 ? According to NFC Times, Sprint plans to launch its own NFC Mobile wallet later this year. Sprint is the only U.S. mobile carrier partnering with Google Wallet … The NFC Mobile wallet “Touch” is likely to support both NFC and cloud-based applications. Sprint is …

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HTC One X / X+ / XL

htc one X nfc enabled handset

HTC One X / X+ / XL + NFC The HTC One X / XL (L means LTE support) supports NFC and will be compatible with Google Wallet. HTC’s flagship smartphone has amazing specs. (see X+ specs below) COOL ! simultaneous HD video and photo shooting with a dual-shutter 8 Mp camera! The video interface …

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Google Wallet on Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus with a fix

Update; jan.’13, found at androidforums.com, seems important; “This is a warning to ALL USERS who have currently set up their Google Wallet account to work with their phone, wether on Stock or 3rd party ROMS. MAKE SURE that you reset the accounts inside the Google Wallet Application before you go into your ClockworkMod Recovery or …

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Nexus S gets Google Wallet via Android 2.3.7 update

The Google Nexus S Phones of Sprint can be updated to Android 2.3.7. While other Android users are just getting 2.3.4, the Nexus S 4G is ready for Android 2.3.7 which has been recently released by Google. To take advantage of the Android 2.3.7 update, all you have to do is update your NFC Phone …

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Google Wallet launched on Sprint

Google Wallet launched on Sprint “In May we announced Google Wallet—an app that makes your phone your wallet—with Citi, MasterCard, Sprint and First Data. With Google Wallet, you can tap, pay and save using your phone and near field communication (NFC). We’ve been testing it extensively, and today we’re releasing the first version of the …

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Google Wallet doesn’t work with NFC stickers

Google Wallet doesn’t work with NFC stickers Despite earlier reports, NFC stickers are not a quick fix to make any phone work with Google Wallet. Theoretically, these stickers would add NFC support to non-NFC devices. Google Wallet, is an Android app that lets you tap your phone against a payment terminal and immediately pay for …

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Samsung Google Nexus S

nfc enabled Samsung-Google-Nexus-S

The first widely available and easily obtainable NFC phone! With a contract and retail! PROS: Vanilla Android 2.3 NFC capable Front facing camera for video chat fast Super AMOLED display VOIP capability WiFi hotspot capability CONS: no Swype keyboard no removable storage update dec.16; The Samsung Nexus S, begins receiving (ota) the Android 4.0 Ice …

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