With the launch of the new Blackberry 7 devices one of the included features was the NFC capabilities of these devices. NFC or Near field communication (NFC) is a feature of Blackberry Smartphones that allow users to transfer data from devices to receivers in close proximity of one another. Recently we told you about NFC Blackberry 7 devices and the ability to use your […]
Alain DeSouza, Senior Market Development Manager From RIM, Joins Sequent Software, a Leading Provider of NFC Software and Services
Sequent Hires Alain DeSouza as Vice President of Market Development Industry Veteran to Drive NFC Solutions for Sequent in Canada SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – Jan 5, 2012) – Sequent Software, a leading provider of Near Field Communication (NFC) software and services, is pleased to announce it has hired Alain DeSouza as the vice president of […]
RIM Partners with NFC Marketing Company Tapit Promote NFC capabilities of the new BlackBerry 7 devices
RIM has set up a partnership with Tapit. Tapit is an NFC marketing company in Australia. The partnership was set up to show off the NFC capabilities of the new BlackBerry 7 devices.
BBM Gum who would have thought about it? Not me that for sure. It seems as though Boost Mobile BlackBerry reps are handing out packs of gum with BBM Music printed all over the packaging. What is the reason behind the gum you ask?
We have given you news on the past of NFC Blackberry 7 devices and the ability to use your smartphone for mobile payments. As well as the Blackberry Bold and Curve devices receiving their, MasterCard PayPass Handset Certification, Telefonica Digital has jumped on board as well, as they have teamed with RIM for mobile payments […]
IntoMobile was able to snag a three minute video of RIM demoing their up and coming BlackBerry Tag application using NFC. BlackBerry Tag will enable a ton of features utilizing the NFC capable BlackBerry smartphones. With BlackBerry Tag you will be able to
NFC communication is something that was a selling point for the OS7 phones. There hasn’t been a whole lot of development when it comes to applications that utilize NFC and RIM wants to change that.
You know those cards you use to access locked doors? That may soon be a thing of the past because the goal here is for Assa Abloy and RIM to create a key technology utilizing the NFC chip in Blackberries.
The BlackBerry Curve 9360 is heading to Wind Mobile November 3rd! The New Curve 9360 has the following specs: BlackBerry 7 OS, has a A 2.44-inch display, full QWERTY keyboard, 800 MHz processor and a 5MP camera, NFC.
With the rise and popularity and usage of smartphones and tablets a move, of mobile payments on the go with speed and simplicity make sense in fast track of mobile payments and transactions. It seems that a few other companies are getting on board to bring you “e-Select plus Mobile App”, which allows Canadian merchants […]
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BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 Are World’s First SIM-Based Smartphones to Receive MasterCard PayPass Handset Certification
Carriers globally will now have access to the first NFC smartphones certified as MasterCard PayPass™ approved devices France Telecom – Orange amongst first to benefit from MasterCard certification awarded to RIM Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9360 smartphones are the first […]
While NFC hasn’t been fully implemented as a useful feature yet, it is nice to know that a device has the ability to use it in the future. The T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9900 did not launch with NFC enabled, and it looks like it may never receive it either.
With the rise and popularity and usage of smartphones and tablets a move, of mobile payments on the go with speed and simplicity make sense in fast track of mobile payments and transactions. Former RIM Sr. Marketing Manger, Lyndon Burrell, is now the new head of Aramor Payments that implements ways for Blackberry users and other platform […]
Finally RIM has posted information in their forums regarding NFC! You can check it out here: NFC Primer for BlackBerry Developers. Introduction This article is intended to act as a short and basic introduction to the world of NFC as it applies to BlackBerry® smartphones, such as the BlackBerry 9900 smartphone, and is aimed at […]
-BlackBerry Tag enables effortless ‘tap to share’ exchanges of multimedia content and contact info between friends -Friends can also add each other as BBM contacts with a simple ‘tap’ DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES–(Marketwire – Oct. 10, 2011) – GITEX – During his keynote presentation at the GITEX conference in Dubai, Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) Co-CEO […]
Are you wondering what RIM is up to, what’s their next step? Well look no further the images on this post are titled “The Big Picture”! The slides show that NFC is the way to go with things like key cards, the ability to share contacts, apps, access videos and pay for parking or pay […]
MasterCard has cleared the BlackBerry Bold 9900 to be used as a NFC device in its PayPass System. Most of you have seen the new credit card machines that have the NFC readers attached to the machine itself.
IntoMobile contacted RIM and asked some questions regarding the absence of NFC in some of the Bold 9900 devices. RIM answered the question stating: “RIM believes that NFC is an exciting technology that will enable many new capabilities, and we are aligning with our partners in supporting the overall NFC ecosystem by investing in NFC in […]