Tag Archives: Gingerbread

NFC updates in Android Gingerbread 2.3.3

Google is rolling out additional NFC functionality in its Android APIs. It has not added the payment functions yet but apparently will soon.

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Open NFC

Open NFC for Android Gingerbread

ReadWriteWeb has a post about Open NFC from a semiconductor solutions provider named Inside Secure. Previously to utilize the NFC components of Gingerbread developers had use chips from NXP Semiconducters.

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Google Places and NFC

With the new Nexus S phone coming out, Google is launching a test of its NFC functionality for Places in Portland. From the site: “Nexus S can read information from “smart” tags, or everyday objects that have NFC chips in them. These can be anything from stickers and movie posters to t-shirts.” You can’t use […]

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