According to the latest rumours based on schematics posted by GeekBar, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6 could feature NFC and include 1GB RAM. Rumours about Apple including NFC aren’t new there have been many reports even before the introduction of iPhone 5 suggesting that Apple was looking to include Near Field Communications technology. However, Apple introduced AirDrop and PassBook but left out NFC. This year … Read More
With all the buzz being that Apple will bring NFC to the iPhone during its next, inevitable revision we all pondered what a world would be like where we all paid for things just by waving our smartphones at a terminal. That future could well be a reality, but it’s not Apple that will be the first to market but rather its new arch rival – Google.
Despite recent rumors, a report in The Independent today, which cites sources with mobile carriers in the U.K., says that Apple has abandoned plans to debut near-field communications (NFC) technology in its forthcoming iPhone 5. In a meeting with British operators, Apple explained that it was concerned with a lack of clear standard for NFC services across the mobile industry. … Read More
The German telecom company T-Mobile has a few powerpoint presentations floating around with shots of an iPhone with a big VISA logo showing on the screen. It seems that they are confidently touting the fact that they, at least, are sure that we can expect NFC (Near Field Communications) technology for day to day financial transactions as part of Apple’s … Read More
More rumors speculating the technical specifics of Apple’s iPad 2 have emerged today, as a report from iLounge lists a few details which may be introduced when the device is announced. Although the information comes from an iLounge source that has proven to be reliable in the past, the information provided lists features that we don’t think we’ll see in … Read More
We’ve know for some time that Apple has a concept which aims to turn your iPhone into a virtual wallet – as well as your camera, gaming device, web device and phone! Near Field Communications (NFC) components have been expected to make an appearance in the iPhone 5 for some time. NFC is a method for data exchange between our devices … Read More
Cult of Mac have picked up on an interesting tidbit about a possible second use for the NFC capabilities expected to be included in the iPhone 5. And that would be an ability to function as a virtual key to your Mac user account, so that you can hijack any Mac and make it behave just like your Mac at … Read More
Near Field Communications (NFC) allows the transmission of data between devices over short ranges. It is perfect for consumer financial and data transitions. And Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) very obviously intend that this kind of transaction will be able to be carried out from our iPhones in future. One of NFC’s leading lights, Benjamin Vigler, recently moved to Apple where his job title, … Read More