iOS app Android app

Nfc

Remembering a Few Things We Forgot

Michael L. Berman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

We dove into our piles of gadgets and discovered we unintentionally left four noteworthy items out of our past blogs. There are probably more, but we haven't yet worked our way down to the deepest depths of the piles of boxes in our office.

These New Wireless Speakers Help Quell Our Music Addiction

Michael L. Berman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Being music addicts, we need access to our tunes in the bedroom, living room, boardroom and dorm room - - - even outdoors, if possible. With that in mind, we took a look at five wireless speaker systems and weren't disappointed.

Super Bowl Preview: Denver Broncos Offense vs. Seattle Seahawks Defense

Barbara Bruno | Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

This Sunday, for the third time in the recent Super Bowl era, the NFL's best offense will face the league's best defense. In the previous two instances, the top defense won -- rather famously so.

GIF: Seahawks WR Tried Catching Skittles In His Mouth

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Seahawks receiver Golden Tate was ready for the Skittles shower after Marshawn Lynch's 40-yard touchdown run in the NFC Championship Game. When the Se...

NFL Conference Championships: Preview and Predictions

Barbara Bruno | Posted 03.21.2014 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

NFL fans wait all year for Championship Sunday. The AFC and NFC title matches feature equally talented squads battling familiar foes with unrivaled intensity. This Sunday will showcase football play of the highest caliber as the consensus four best teams compete for a chance to play one more game in 2014.

HIGHLIGHTS: 49ers Take Down Panthers

AP | STEVE REED | Posted 03.14.2014 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers are headed to the NFC championship game once again -- to face a familiar opponent...

Review Roundup: Small and Medium Sized Wireless Speakers That Go Boom!

Chris Rauschnot | Posted 01.26.2014 | Technology
Chris Rauschnot

With these speakers, there should be enough sound to go around. Be warned though, you may just break out and dance.

NFC's Return To Dominance

National Football Post | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

By Jeff Fedotin, National Football Post Sorry, Cowboys, Eagles and Bears fans. If your teams played in the AFC, reaching the playoffs would be a fa...

How NFC and Security Work Hand in Hand

Robert Siciliano | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

NFC is an acronym for near field communication, a wireless technology that allows devices to talk to each other. In the case of a mobile wallet application, those devices would be a mobile phone and a point-of-sale device, such as a credit card reader at a checkout counter.

WATCH: Library Of The Future?

Posted 03.08.2013 | Books

Miami Ad School students Max Pilwat, Keri Tan and Ferdi Rodriguez have come up with a concept video about how public libraries could share book sample...

Super Bowl Parents: Putting on a Different Game Face

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

I've been thinking a lot about Jack and Jackie Harbaugh today. As a psychologist and the mom of two boys sharing a career path in film, I can't help but analyze the Harbaugh situation.

NFC Wild Card Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Seattle Seahawks

Hank Koebler | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports
Hank Koebler

The Redskins' offense has been a powerhouse at times this season, but the unit opens the playoffs against the defense perhaps best suited to stop it. And the Redskins' defense is at its worst when defending against the type of things the Seahawks are capable of doing best.

NFL Game Picks: Predicting Every Week 17 Contest

Barbara Bruno | Posted 02.26.2013 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

2012 NFL Picks wrap up this week with a few nail-biters and several awkward, cringe-worthy matchups.

This Credit Card With A Keypad Could Be The Future Of Plastic

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.09.2012 | Technology

Anyone who's followed pay-by-smartphone startups like Square and Venmo, or tracked Google's work on Google Wallet, knows the tech industry has its sig...

NFL Game Picks: Predicting Every Week 8 Contest

Barbara Bruno | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

From the young guns on Thursday to the masters of quarterbacking on Sunday night, from Arrowhead to Lambeau to London -- Week 8 of the NFL season guarantees a few upsets fueled by desperation, injuries or misplaced complacence.

NFL's Monday Night Football: Predictions for the Detroit Lions at the Chicago Bears

Barbara Bruno | Posted 12.21.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The Detroit Lions hope that they won't need fourth quarter heroics to win two in a row and narrow the gap between themselves and the division-leading Chicago Bears. They could be hoping in vain.

Why No NFC in the iPhone Hurts Banks More Than Apple

Brett King | Posted 11.25.2012 | Technology
Brett King

Maybe Apple is simply waiting for NFC to become mainstream before it jumps in. That's undoubtedly part of the reason, but I think there are other explanations that present real problems for the incumbent card networks and banks.

Apple Explains Missing iPhone 5 Feature

Reuters | Alistair Barr and David Henry | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr and David Henry SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe often quotes a merchant sayin...

NFL 2012 Season Preview: The NFC West

Barbara Bruno | Posted 11.04.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The San Francisco 49ers only missed the Super Bowl because Eli Manning is unflappable, the Seattle Seahawks had an offensive upheaval, the St. Louis Rams are struggling with new systems and the Arizona Cardinals need to at least pretend that they believe.

NFL 2012 Season Preview: The NFC North

Barbara Bruno | Posted 10.31.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions are working on a running game, the Chicago Bears suddenly have a legitimate offense and the Minnesota Vikings are just hoping to improve.

2012 NFL Season Preview: The NFC East

Barbara Bruno | Posted 10.26.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The New York Giants have a paper-thin secondary, the Dallas Cowboys have no healthy ball-catchers, while the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins have shiny new quarterbacks.

Will You Be Paying Cash, Credit Or Smartphone?

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Big retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores, Target Corp and Japan's 7-Eleven are planning to develop a mobile payment network, the Wall Street ...

5 Things to Know About Contactless Payment

Robert Siciliano | Posted 10.13.2012 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

Tens of millions of people use contactless technology every day -- in passports, identity cards, and transit fare cards for secure, fast, convenient transactions.

Jason Gilbert

Samsung's Next Big Innovation Is...Stickers?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 06.13.2012 | Technology

The highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III will arrive in America in just about a week; but first, Samsung has another product offering for U.S. cons...

New Nokia Phone Is The First Of Its Kind

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

HELSINKI, April 11 - Nokia unveiled on Wednesday its Lumia 610 NFC model, first to take the emerging near-field communication technology that drives i...