Posts Tagged ‘contactless’

Sony Kicks Off New Ads Highlighting NFC

Sony has kicked off a new advertising campaign showing off the capabilities of NFC on its new Xperia smartphones. The first video (below) shows off the ability of an Xperia S phone to transfer music playing on the device to a Sony SRS-BTV5 Wireless speaker ‘sphere’ which plays music and can also act as a […]

Nokia Announce Lumia 920 And Lumia 820 Windows Phone 8 Handsets

Nokia’s media event has arrived, and CEO Stephen Elop has been on stage to welcome people and then introduces Jo Harlow (Head of Smartphones) to unveil the Nokia Lumia 820 and 920 handsets, which look remarkably like the leaked images from late last week. IDC predicts that 2012 that images taken from a mobile phone […]

Nokia Windows Phone 8 Lumia Handsets To Include Wireless Charging

Its only a few days away from the Nokia September 5th event, and now the leaked Lumia 920 and 820 Windows 8 handsets from last week have been enhanced by a further leak that both devices will feature wireless charging capability. Supplied again by @evleaks a simple picture shows the Lumia 920 hovering over, and […]

Contactless Payments Pass 1 Million Transactions Per Month

"Tap and go" contactless payments have reached more than one million transactions a month across the UK, research has found. Barclaycard recorded the payments milestone in July, using figures from itself and Barclays, which has issued more than 90% of the contactless cards on the market. More than 80% of people can identify the contactless […]

Marks & Spencer Adopts Contactless Payments

Marks & Spencer have adopted contactless payments in their 25 busiest stores in London according to The Guardian. The service, provided by payment processor Streamline and Visa Europe, lets customers buy items for with a simple touch that cost less than £20. Mark Austin, head of contactless at Visa Europe, said: We now have over […]