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Tag Archive: Windows 8

Samsung “patches” sharing, is this we were waiting for?

Samsung windows ATIV Beam app for android

Samsung released the “ATIV Beam” app. This article is about sharing data; NFC technology enhancing the user experience of applications that use the Bluetooth technology. Device to device, NOT about stickers or payments. NFC selects (simplifies the discovery process) and securely connects (simplifies the process of authenticated pairing) to a Bluetooth device. The pairing is …

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Nokia Lumia 720

Nokia Lumia 720 Mix Radio pair with nfc the bluetooth connection

NFC pairing, sharing and tagging Nokia specifications list says; with NFC sharing, NFC pairing and NFC tagging. Payments? Not on the latest (March) Visa or Mastercard lists with approved devices yet. I expect the 720 on the list next month, just like all other nfc enabled Lumia’s. The lists are updated just now and then. …

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Windows Phone 8X by HTC

nfc enabled Windows phone 8X by HTC

nfc enabled Windows Phone 8X by HTC What’s a name. It’s really “Windows Phone 8X by HTC”, the X stands for high-end! “NFC availability depends on the mobile operator and your location. Please check with your mobile operator.” This must be more about contactless payments. But yes, we had (pluperfect, I hope) carriers in the …

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Nokia Lumia 820 with optional? NFC

Nokia Lumia 820 nfc enabled windows 8 handset

Nokia Lumia 820 with optional? NFC The Nokia Lumia 820 with (optional?) NFC chip. It seems, for NFC, you need a backplate/battery-cover with NFC? source;Slashgear.com. On the Nokia websites no info about this “optional NFC”. The Nokia Lumia 8xx and 920 supports also the Mifare classic tags, but it must be NDEF formatted first (buy …

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Nokia Lumia 920 with NFC

Nokia Lumia 920 nfc enabled windows 8 handset

Nokia Lumia 920 with NFC The NFC enabled Lumia 920, Nokia’s new flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone. Nothing about NFC in the press-release now. In June at the Windows Phone Developer Summit, Microsoft said, the mobile wallet will come pre-installed on every Windows Phone 8 handset. And if the carrier doesn’t support the SIM-based contactless …

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Samsung ATIV S + nfc announced

Samsung Ativ S nfc enabled windows 8 phone

Samsung ATIV S with NFC chip Samsung ATIV S with NFC technology, and nowhere the word optional. Everybody surprised, Samsung announced the first Windows 8 phone before Nokia. Samsung introduces “ATIV”, the new brand for its Windows-based devices. – 1.5 GHz dual-core processor – 4.8 inch (121.9mm ) HD Super AMOLED – Windows Phone 8 …

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Microsoft reports that Windows 8 will enable PCs to support NFC readers

Microsoft reports that Windows 8 will enable PCs to support NFC readers NFC technology vendors are already aligning themselves to provide solutions that could be used with Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system , which will include built-in NFC functionality, according to Microsoft’s product presentation and demonstration offered at the company’s Build developer conference. Microsoft …

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