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More Rumours Point To Apple Turning Your iPhone Into A Digital Wallet

If you would have asked me a month ago what would be some of the most talked about topics surrounding Apple’s upcoming event on September 9, bigger iPhones, sapphire screens, and a rumoured iWatch would definitely be my top three. NFC-powered mobile payments would rank somewhere near last place.


Report: Apple Might Finally Embrace NFC With iPhone 6

After years of ignoring the promise of NFC, Apple may finally be ready to take the plunge — and one of its major applications may include mobile payments. Sources familiar with Apple’s new payment plan spoke with Wired saying that the feature will be included in the new iPhone 6 when it is revealed on September 9.


Sony MDR-1RBT Mk2 Headphones: Australian Review

Sometimes a piece of technology comes along that just hits all its marks perfectly. Excellent and thoughtful design, high quality components and some smartly integrated features combine to make something that just feels special. Sony’s updated MDR-1RBT Mk2 headphones are part of the company’s growing stable of High Resolution Audio devices, and they’re very nearly the cream of the crop.


These Printed Circuits Could Connect Any Object For Just A Few Cents

When we think about the connected world, we think about hardware — from Twine to Nest — that connects our household appliances to the web for a pretty penny. But according to Quartz, one firm is pioneering an alternative that’s cheap, easy to make and embeddable in nearly any product.


Sony's New Muteki Wireless Speakers Bring The House Down, Literally

Sony’s Muteki speakers have been around since 2009, and if you’ve ever seen them in person, you’d remember it — the original Muteki was a 7.2-channel surround sound system; that’s a lot of speakers. This year, the overpowered speaker line-up has diversified; there are new Micro, Mini and massive Muteki setups, all of which can knock your socks off.


This Sticker Adds Four Customisable Buttons To Your Android Device

Most Android devices don’t have a physical home button like the iPhone or iPad, and while it reduces manufacturing costs and is one less thing to break, sometimes it’s nice to have that tactile feedback. So the Dimple goes above and beyond the call of duty with a set of four easy-to-install buttons that can be customised to do almost anything you want.


Samsung's Galaxy S5 Will Let You Tap 'N Pay With Westpac, Commbank

Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 is being launched in Australia tonight, and there’s one nifty thing we didn’t know about before. If you have a bank account with Westpac, or Commonwealth Bank, you’ve got a brand new reason to upgrade. The Galaxy S5 is the first handset in Australia that lets you shop without having your credit card handy from these two banks.


Nokia's New Tag Could Mean You Never Lose Your Keys Again

Forgetful types rejoice: Nokia has just announced a new Treasure Tag, which uses Bluetooth and NFC to try and help you keep track of your possessions.


Simply Shaking Two Devices To Pair Them Makes NFC Look Old-Fashioned

There’s a flood of new smartwatches and other wearable devices coming just around the corner, and every one of them will require a connection to your smartphone. Wireless NFC technology has already made things a little easier when it comes to pairing, but researchers at Disney want to make things even easier by just having you shake a couple of devices in unison.


Coin Is Beefing Up Its Card Security

It’s not even out on the market for people to use yet and already the credit card of the future, Coin, is beefing up its security to make you feel better about handing over all your payment, membership and other swipe-card data.


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