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  1. Industry News
    This Monday, Finance Minister Joe Oliver added mobile phone payments to the voluntary code of conduct governing credit and debit card payments in Canada, among other updates. The original code was struck in 2010 and did not consider the present growth in near field communication (NFC)-enabled...
  2. Industry News
    The smartphone popularized by James Bond in Skyfall will launch in Canada in a few weeks. Sony Mobile Communications said the Xperia T, or Bond phone, which combines Sony's best in mobile camera technology, HD viewing and NFC Connectivity, will be available from Bell, Mobilicity, MTS, Rogers...
  3. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    I was listening to a podcast the other day with someone from across the pond. He was saying these Paypass terminals that are at superstore and tim hortons are a sort of NFC. Is there anyway to input your CC info into your cell phone and use it at these pay stations today? If not, what is the...
  4. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    This is spun off from the iPhone 5 thread, where Wayne requested I detail how I'm using NFC right now. Many people are aware of NFC as the technology expected to power the future of smartphone payments. What many people don't realize is that NFC has a lot of other practical uses right now. I've...
  5. Industry News
    Last month Google and Samsung announced the Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first Android smartphone to come with Ice Cream sandwich natively installed. Today in a downtown meeting with representatives from Samsung, I had the chance to see the new smartphone in action and learn more about its...
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