PayPal Android Application Receives NFC Payment Support

PayPal has this week launched its newly updated Android application which now brings NFC payment support to Android devices. The addition of NFC payment to the PayPal Android app was expected towards the end of the summer, but after a short delay the new NFC feature is now ready to use and has been rolled out.

The NFC support now allows you to transfer money you a friends or any other Android device also equipped with PayPal NFC by simply bringing your phones close together. The new NFC support feature is enabled via a widget, which then triggers when in proximity to another NFC Android, all they need do is simply hit the “Request Money” button and the request will populate on their PayPal account.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Turns Up On Amazon For $849.99

The Samsung Galaxy Note went on sale here in the UK last week, and now it has appeared on Amazon in the US for $849.99, although it looks like the device is being shipped from Europe as Samsung hasn’t officially launched it in the US as yet.

The Samsung Galaxy Note comes Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and it features a 5.3 inch Super AMOLED plus display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

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JBL OnBeat Air iPad AirPlay Speaker Dock Released

JBL has released a new version of their Onbeat speaker dock for the iPad, iPhone and iPod, the new version is called the OnBeat Air and it now comes with support for Apple’s AirPlay technology for wireless music streaming.

The JBL Onbeat Air will work with your iPhone, iPad or iPod and it comes with a 30 pin connector to recharge you device and also play music through the speaker, and you can also stream you favourite tunes wirelessly using AirPlay.

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Epson Moverio BT-100 Head Mounted Display Is Worlds First With Transparent Lenses

Epson has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of devices in the form of the Epson Moverio BT-100 head mounted display. Unlike other head mounted displays Epson has been able to incorporate transparent  lenses in to their design making it a worlds first.

Even thought the resolution of the Moverio BT-100 is just 960 x 540 it provides the user with a screen equivalent to a massive 320 inch display standing around 20 meters away. The Moverio BT-100 have also been design to fit over everyday glasses making them more convenient to use, and have 1GB of internal storage that can be increased to 32GB using a SDHC card.

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Full Kindle Range Arriving In 16,000 Retail Stores November 15th

Amazon has today announced that their full range of Kindle devices will be arriving in over 16,000 retail locations across the U.S. on November 15th. The new range of Kindle devices including the Kindle Fire tablet will be available to purchase at Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Staples, Sam’s Club, RadioShack and Office Depot, together with other retailers.

The new Kindle device has already been available in retail stores since its launch and will now be joined by the Kindle Fire Android tablet and Kindle Touch.

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Ballistic Clipboard Stops Bullets (Video)

The Ballistic Clipboard is designed to be used by law enforcement and it is intended to be used if they don’t have a bullet proof vest or to add some added protection, and it is capable of stopping bullets.

The Ballistic Clipboard is the work of the guys over at Impact Armor Technologies, and it can stop 9mm, 357 magnum, 0.40 S&W and .44 Rem magnum rounds have a look at the video of it in action below.

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Ubisoft Confirms New Assassins Creed Game Launching In 2012

Its been rumoured for some time that a new Assassins Creed game might be arriving in 2012 but yesterday Ubisoft has confirmed the rumours are true and a new game will be launching in 2012, which is thought will tie up all the lose ends and story lines from the previous games.

The announcement was made during Ubisoft’s earnings call yesterday by Ubisoft’s CEO Yves Guillemot who put an end to the rumours and speculation.

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Apple Ordered To Show Samsung Australian iPhone Contracts

The last thing we heard about the legal battle between Samsung and Apple in Australia was that Samsung had asked the court to see source code of Apple’s new iPhone 4S, Samsung had also asked the court to see the various contracts that Apple has with mobile providers in Australia.

According to a recent report by Bloomberg, the court has now ordered Apple to show Samsung the contracts with the various mobile providers, which include Vodafone, Telstra and SingTel Optus.

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Toshiba AT200 Android Tablet Coming January 2012

Some of our readers will remember the new Toshiba AT200 Android tablet that was announced back in September, the device was expected to go on sale by the end of the year, although now it looks like it wont launch until January 2012.

The Toshiba AT200 will come with Android 3.2 Honeycomb and it a 10.1 inch multi-touch display with a resolution of 1,280 x 800 pixels, processing is by a TI OMAP 4430 1.2GHz processor and it will come with up to 64GB of storage via a microSD card slot.

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