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Lumsing Bluetooth NFC Speaker Review A stylish speaker for your Windows Phone or tablet

Lumsing Bluetooth NFC Speaker Review

Not long ago, we reviewed an attractive little Splashproof Bluetooth Speaker from Lumsing. I loved the speaker's stylish design, sound, and resistance to water. On the other hand, its battery life could have been better. If you're looking for a louder speaker with better battery life, the Lumsing Bluetooth NFC Speaker might just fit the bill. With two speakers and a bass diaphragm,...

Paul Acevedo 17
Official Windows Phone app for the NFC Ring accessory now available for commands

Official Windows Phone app for the NFC Ring accessory now available for commands

The team behind the NFC Ring, a piece of wearable technology with support for NFC, have released the official Windows Phone app. If you're not familiar with the product, think of it as a ring, but with NFC capabilities. Starting as a Kickstarter project, we became rather excited about the possibilities this technology could unlock with Windows Phone. Should you be looking to pick up a...

Rich Edmonds 24
Pepper update on the way; addresses NFC bug preventing the app from running on low-end hardware

Pepper update on the way; addresses NFC bug preventing the app from running on low-end hardware

This is just a short PSA to relay news from the Pepper development team. An update for the popular live music Windows Phone app is on its way to address an NFC bug that can prevent the app from successfully starting when loaded on hardware with no NFC support (Nokia Lumia 520, etc). The fix has been submitted and should go live shortly.  Pepper was previously updated with numerous new...

Rich Edmonds
WakeUp Alarm for Windows Phone 8, an interesting usage of NFC/QR tech to get you out of the bed

WakeUp Alarm for Windows Phone 8, an interesting usage of NFC/QR tech to get you out of the bed

At first glance WakeUp Alarm for Windows Phone 8 looks like your average alarm app. You can create up to five active alarms that can repeat daily or once a week. What sets WakeUp Alarm apart from other alarm apps is the use of NFC and QR codes to disable the alarm. You can create a situation where you physically have to get out of bed to silence the alarm. WakeUp Alarm's layout is...

George Ponder 24
Nokia updates NFC Writer for Windows Phone, fixes option to purchase official tags

Nokia updates NFC Writer for Windows Phone, fixes option to purchase official tags

Nokia has bumped the NFC Writer app for Lumia Windows Phones to version 1.0.0.57. The first change we've noticed is the product link for grabbing more tags off Amazon now works in the UK (we've noticed the app crashed when selecting the link). That said, there have been reports that the app is continuing to cause problems for consumers with crash reports coming in regarding the purchase...

Rich Edmonds 9