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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NFC’

Apple Pay Coming to 200K Vending Machines, Parking Stations

Apple and USA Technologies have just entered into a partnership that will make the company’s mobile payment solution, Apple Pay, available in over 200,000 self-service retail locations. What do they mean by “self-service retail locations”? Things like vending machines, laundry pay stations, and parking meters, for instance. “Our customers are excited to accept Apple Pay at the self-serve locations they …

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Apple Pay Will Be the Only Use for Your Shiny New iPhone’s NFC

Although Near Field Communication (NFC) has plenty of uses, from sharing data to pairing and operating apps and household objects, the only function of NFC that you’re going to be able to utilize with your shiny new iPhone 6 is Apple Pay. The company confirmed to Cult of Mac that the NFC chip in the new iPhone 6 and iPhone …

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NFC Finally Coming to Most Smartphones

Apple has ignored NFC, choosing instead to implement other mobile payment systems in its iPhone devices. This has limited the reach of NFC in the premium smartphone market and, in turn, limited the rollout of NFC to the greater smartphone industry. Last year, however, a tipping point was reached and NFC technology is now quickly becoming a standard mobile payment …

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Green Bay Packers Prepare For The 49ers

After beating the Chicago Bears to clinch the NFC North, the Green Bay Packers will have to face the San Francisco 49ers, again. This Sunday the Packers will take on the 49ers in the NFC Wild Card Playoff game. As a Packers fan, I’m happy to see them make it this far into the playoffs. It was touch and go …

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NFL Playoff Scenarios: Week 16 Is Over, And Playoff Picture Is Wide Open?

It does not normally come to this point, but after 16 weeks of the season, several teams still have a chance to make the playoffs. In a number of possible NFL playoff scenarios, the NFC is especially wide open with only two teams that have clinched the playoffs. Meanwhile, the AFC is slightly more clear with five teams that have …

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Reggie Bush Expects To Play On Monday Night

Reggie Bush missed out on Detroit’s last game in Philadelphia but expects to play in their big game on Monday night. This will be the first time that the Lions have played in a Monday Night Football game, and Bush does not want to miss the opportunity to play. He is one of the older running backs in the league, …

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Seahawks Fans Acheive Loudest Stadium Record Again

The Seahawks fans have clearly proved that Seattle is the toughest place for the opposing teams to play throughout this season. They set the record for loudest stadium once already this season, breaking it once again last night. In Monday night’s game, the Seahawks faced off against the New Orleans Saints in a game that could have gone either way …

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Seahawks Dominate Saints On Monday Night Football

Another week of football has gone by, and once again this week’s Monday night game proved to be a disappointment. The game was set up with a large amount of hype and as two of the best teams in the league were playing, the score would come as a surprise to any NFL fan. This editiion of Monday Night Football …

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NFC Mobile Payments Slowly Gaining Traction

Just over one year ago, banks and mobile operators were scrambling to implement NFC mobile payment systems. They were most likely convinced that Apple would soon put the technology into its latest iPhone, propelling demand for NFC services overnight. It’s 2013 now, and the latest iPhones still do not have NFC technology. With Apple now seemingly obstinate on the issue …

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Julio Jones Injured, Out For The Season

Julio Jones suffered a season ending injury on Monday night. Jones, the star receiver for the Atlanta Falcons went down in their week 5 loss to the New York Jets, injuring his foot. The Falcons were already starting to struggle a bit in the beginning of the season, and now they will be forced to play without their star receiver, …

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CES 2013: Samsung TecTiles Make The Vegas Strip More Interactive

Plenty of folks are in Las Vegas this week for CES 2013, and those in attendance will probably enjoy a little bit of the Vegas Strip while they’re there. Those who decide to hit up the slots with a Samsung or other NFC-capable smartphone will be able to get extra information about the games thanks to TecTiles being installed all …

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Your Next Car Key May Just Be Your Smartphone

What’s the one thing you lose the most? If you’re like the stereotypical comedic archetype, it’s probably your car keys. The little guys can’t help constantly losing themselves in your purse or being accidentally left on a table at a restaurant. One car company is hoping to solve that problem by tying the car key to the most important item …

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