NFC in the UK Inches Towards Mainstream Adoption With Four Carriers'…

The UK's Vodafone, O2 and Everything Everywhere (Orange and T-Mobile) networks have collaborated on an NFC joint-venture that will put the squeeze on businesses to start offering NFC as a payment option for customers, and allow customers of any network with any NFC-equipped phone to use the service. They're hopeful… » 6/16/11 7:35am 6/16/11 7:35am

How to Save the Tired Angry Birds Game: Add an NFC Hurdle

Let's face it—we all finished Angry Birds eons ago, and are quite frankly utterly bored of hearing latecomers banging on about it. Rovio's quit making holiday spin-off versions of the game for a second, and added a genuinely interesting NFC twist. It's just a shame you need a Nokia phone to play it, really. » 4/19/11 6:00am 4/19/11 6:00am

Toshiba Media Server is a Wireless Powerhouse, Dodecahedron

This strangely sexy (for a networked storage device) Toshiba wireless media server concept on show at CEATEC takes a novel approach to design; as wires disappear, the necessity for an unimaginative stack of home theater equipment is diminished. The device is loaded with wireless capabilities, including Wi-Fi, wireless… » 9/30/08 8:50am 9/30/08 8:50am