Articles tagged "nfc"

Google Acquires Bump

Google Acquires Bump

NEWS  /  18 Sep 2013  /  65 weeks ago

Google has bought Bump for an as of yet undisclosed figure. Bump was a simple tool to help share files between smartphones by tapping them together. The Bump team were also responsible for photo album app Flock.

Register Your Interest for the Xperia Z1 at Sony Singapore Website

Register Your Interest for the Xperia Z1 at Sony Singapore Website

NEWS  /  10 Sep 2013  /  66 weeks ago

You can be among the first in Singapore to get the Xperia Z1 by registering your interest at Sony Singapore's website.

HP's New Envy Recline AiO PC Places Emphasis on Touch

HP's New Envy Recline AiO PC Places Emphasis on Touch

NEWS  /  06 Sep 2013  /  66 weeks ago

HP has just revealed their lineup of new premium desktop products for 2013, which includes the HP Envy Recline Touchsmart AiO PC, a touch enabled series of All-in-One Windows 8 desktop machines.

Samsung Announces NFC-enabled Xpress C410/460 Series Printers; Wants to be No. 1 A4 Printer Maker by 2017

Samsung Announces NFC-enabled Xpress C410/460 Series Printers; Wants to be No. 1 A4 Printer Maker by 2017

NEWS  /  05 Sep 2013  /  67 weeks ago

Earlier at a press conference at IFA 2013, Samsung announced the Xpress C410W, C460W, and C460FW, which are the world's first NFC-enabled color laser printer and multifunction printers.

Hands-on: Sony Vaio Tap 11, World's Thinnest Windows Tablet

Hands-on: Sony Vaio Tap 11, World's Thinnest Windows Tablet

FEATURE  /  04 Sep 2013

Sony has just unveiled a 11-inch tablet with Ultrabook-like components, similar to Microsoft's own Surface Pro tablet, but a lot sleeker. The Vaio Tap 11 has a dual-core Intel Core processor, as well as a digitizer (N-trig technology) that lets you draw or write on the tablet. Check out our brief experience with it.

Loewe's New Sound and Vision

Loewe's New Sound and Vision

FEATURE  /  29 Aug 2013

Atlas Sound and Vision introduces two new Loewe televisions, which includes the new flagship full-array LED screen as well as two new speakers, one of which is the trendy, NFC enabled Loewe Speaker 2 Go. More details after the jump!

Creative Sound Blaster Evo Zx Wireless Bluetooth Headphones review

Creative Sound Blaster Evo Zx Headphones - Every Feature You Could Ask For

REVIEW  /  27 Aug 2013

Heavy on features, the Creative Evo Zx is a wireless headphone set equipped with NFC technology. In addition, the product sports the SB-Axx1 audio processing chip from Creative previously found on the Sound Blaster Axx1 speakers.

Sony Unveils 6.44-Inch Xperia Z Ultra (Updated with Price and Availability)

Sony Unveils 6.44-Inch Xperia Z Ultra (Updated with Price and Availability)

NEWS  /  16 Aug 2013  /  69 weeks ago

Sony Mobile today announced its first "phablet", the 6.44-inch Xperia Z Ultra at Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai. Hit the jump to find out more about the Sony Xperia Z Ultra.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 review

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 - Competent but with Caveats

REVIEW  /  06 Aug 2013

The Lumix DMC-FT5 is Pansonic's latest tough camera. It is waterproof up to 13m, shockproof from a height of up to 2m and is able to resist pressure of up to 100kgf. But how will this tough cookie measure up as a camera? We find out.

Sony Xperia Z Ultra review

Sony Xperia Z Ultra - A 6.44-Inch Jaeger

REVIEW  /  01 Aug 2013

Having a 6.44-inch display in an ultra slim 6.5mm chassis, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra is easily the largest and ironically the sleekest phablet in the market. Did Sony create the perfect phone-tablet hybrid? We find out in this review.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 review

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 - An Advanced Compact for the Casual Shooter

REVIEW  /  30 Jul 2013

The LF1 is Panasonic's newest advanced compact and has similarities to its LX7 counterpart. While the sensor inside the LF1 is the same size and type as that of the LX7, the LF1 sports a higher resolution. Other differences include a longer but slightly slower lens and an electronic viewfinder (EVF) - a rarity on small cameras. Along with a lower price, are these differences enough to make the LF1 stand out?

LG Launches New Pocket Photo Smart Mobile Printer

LG Launches New Pocket Photo Smart Mobile Printer

NEWS  /  17 Jul 2013  /  74 weeks ago

The LG Pocket Photo mobile printer supports Bluetooth, NFC, and uses Zink's inkless printing technology. Weighing just 215g, it's one of the lightest and smallest mobile photo printer in the market.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active review

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active - Rugged Galaxy

REVIEW  /  16 Jul 2013

Slightly thicker than the regular Samsung Galaxy S4, the S4 Active is protected against dust and water, and earns itself an IP67 rating. Is it a more capable phone than the equally rugged Sony Xperia Z, and should you opt for it over the regular S4? These and more in our review.

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Shootout: 4G LTE Smartphones Below S$600

FEATURE  /  15 Jul 2013

Although phone makers today are championing devices with larger displays, there's still a fairly large consumer base who may not share a liking for them - be it because of the handling difficulty or their cost. As such, we rounded the latest compact smartphones with 4G LTE support from HTC, LG, Nokia, Samsung and Sony and put them through their paces. Find out who emerged as victor!

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 review

Panasonic Lumix GF6 - Incredibly Good Value

REVIEW  /  12 Jul 2013

With a new 16MP sensor and the return of the Mode dial, the Panasonic Lumix GF6 improves upon the GF5 and borrows a little from the GX1. It adds a near 180° tilting touch-screen for easy selfies and built-in Wi-Fi for easy sharing. It even has NFC to easily pair with mobile devices. Check out our review to see how it fares.

Samsung Adds Smart Camera NX2000 to Its NX Line

Samsung Adds Smart Camera NX2000 to Its NX Line

NEWS  /  08 Jul 2013  /  75 weeks ago

Incorporating Samsung's Smart Camera technology, the NX2000 features a large 20.3-megapixel ASP-C CMOS Sensor, boosted by a DRIMe IV engine which works to reduce noise, improve speed and enable superior color reproduction.

Sony Introduces SmartWatch 2 with Water Resistance and NFC Connectivity

Sony Introduces SmartWatch 2 with Water Resistance and NFC Connectivity

NEWS  /  25 Jun 2013  /  77 weeks ago

Sony Mobile today unveiled the SmartWatch 2, the world's most advanced smartwatch with water resistance and NFC connectivity.

Antec Announces New a.m.p. Wireless Speaker Products at Computex 2013

Antec Announces New a.m.p. Wireless Speaker Products at Computex 2013

NEWS  /  06 Jun 2013  /  80 weeks ago

For 2013, Antec will be focusing on expanding its portfolio of a.m.p. (Antec Mobile Products). We check in with them at the Nangang Exhibition Hall to find out more about their new wireless speaker products.

Beats Pill Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speakers - Not a Bitter Pill to Swallow

Beats Pill Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speakers - Not a Bitter Pill to Swallow

FEATURE  /  03 Jun 2013

After experiencing success with their line of circumaural, street-inspired headphones, Beats is entering the speaker market with the Beats Pill. Armed with Bluetooth wireless and NFC pairing technology, as well as Apt-X audio coding, the Pill seems to have all the right features.

ASUS PadFone Infinity (32GB) review

ASUS PadFone Infinity - Going Beyond Its Limits

REVIEW  /  28 May 2013

ASUS joins the 5-inch smartphone party with the PadFone Infinity. Clad in a new aluminum design and equipped with the latest technologies, can the ASUS PadFone Infinity hold its own against the HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z? We find out in this review.

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