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WindowsPhoneItaly reports that popular Italian carrier TIM will be introducing NFC payments to their phones which will be accessible to 31 million of their customers, regardless of which bank they are using. The system will use the TIM Wallet app, and the company is already working on a Windows Phone version. Using the system customers will be able to make…

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Nokia Portable Wireless Speaker MD-12 has NFC included, just tap your NFC-enabled phone to this little speaker and you’re all set. Or use Bluetooth and stream your tunes wirelessly with a guaranteed 15 hours of music play on the rechargeable battery. It will be available in yellow, green, orange and white colors. Utilising a built-in vibrating actuator on its base,…

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Nokia recently announced the Treasure Tag accessory for Lumia devices. You can keep your precious things close with Nokia Treasure Tag. Attach tag to your belongings and pair it with your phone. You’ll be able to use your phone to quickly find the things you’ve tagged. Keep track of your most important belongings by pairing and customising up to four…

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It took the killing of the WP8 Music and Video app on Windows Phone 8.1 to make me really appreciate it, but luckily, if you have a writable NFC tag, it seems pretty easy to resurrect it. Techrum.vn have posted a detailed tutorial on how to achieve this, using Nokia’s NFC Writer app, and also the above video showing the…

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Today Surfy, the popular web browser for Windows Phone 8, rolled out an update that provides support for moving downloaded files to the SD Card on your phone. In addition, version 3.9 now allows you to export any downloaded file to your phone’s Media Library. This is a boon for users as it makes file sharing and moving downloaded files…

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NFC is a great technology but has been crippled on Windows Phone by the need to confirm each action, making the touch-less technology rather pointless. Windows Phone 8.1 has finally fixed the implementation, with users able to specify an app as Trusted. Unfortunately it can not be done ahead of time, and as far as I know does not work…

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