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Are Amiibo Cards the Future of Amiibo?


Not too long ago, Nintendo announced that they have shipped around 10.5 million Amiibo since their launch late last year. However, we’re all aware of the issues surrounding the availability of Amiibo figures. Some figures are damn near impossible to find, and even if you can find one for sale, it’s probably from a scalper who’s going to charge you way ...

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Only Apple Pay can use your iPhone NFC chip


Since the launch of the iPhone 6, 6 Plus and Apple Watch, most people were excited to hear that Apple has decided to implement an NFC into their devices so that they may be used in the new Apple Pay platform. An NFC chip was a welcomed addition to the iPhone 6, but it seems that we will not be ...

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Bluetooth Speaker and Headset launched by Sony


Sony has rolled out two new devices, a Bluetooth speaker dubbed BSP10 and a Bluetooth headset dubbed SBH60. Both the speaker and the headset use Bluetooth to connect to a smartphone or tablet. The Bluetooth speaker is a round, fairly small portable speaker measuring 78 x 60 mm and weighing 300g. Integrated controls for power, volume, and answering incoming calls are ...

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Apple Pay is the new NFC mobile payment system

Apple Pay

The day has come for Apple’s big announcement event which took place in Cupertino at the Flint Center earlier today. The event was one of the most anticipated ones all year, yet it didn’t offer as much as we would expect. Apple did introduce its NFC mobile payment system, Apple Pay, which in my opinion, is the biggest news of ...

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Apple Watch turns out to be the iWatch

Apple Watch

Are you disappointed that the iWatch is now the Apple Watch? I sure am, I liked the rumored name better. Apple has had a tendency of leting the “i” go at their event today, but we don’t know why. Anyhow, the iWatch, ehm, I mean Apple Watch is here! And it’s awesome. I’ve said about the iPhone 6 and Iphone ...

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus revealed


The day has come! Apple is holding the unveiling event in Cupertino just now, and we’ve already gained access to all the juiciness going around in there. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (the phablet one) have been revealed, and most leaks confirmed. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus look just like we thought they would. The iPhone ...

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Android Wear on Com 1 makes for a cheap smartwatch


Android Wear is an OS that is available for anyone to pick up and use for the development of their wearable devices. Samsung, Motorola, Asus and LG have picked it up, too. That doesn’t mean that their wearable gear is the only one worth the money. Com 1 is an Android Wear smartwatch that is currently being crowd-funded and if all ...

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iWatch rumor round-up


Even though people are hyped about the iWatch, we can’t make Apple release it earlier, so the timepiece will probably arrive in shops in early 2015. Nonetheless, it will be unveiled on September 9. Apple has been giving us information about the existence of the iWatch bit by bit, from which we can deduce that the final product release has ...

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Sapphire display might only be available for the 64 GB iPhone 6


Rumors about the Sapphire display are almost as old as rumors about the iPhone 6 itself. We now know for certain that Apple’s latest flagship is definitely a reality and bound to be announced next week, but what about the display? Well, according to a Piper Jaffray analyst called Gene Munster, the smartphone will indeed feature a sapphire glass screen, ...

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iPhone 6 is said to feature NFC


A new report regarding Apple’s iPhone 6 suggests the smartphone will be NFC capable and feature a new version of Wi-Fi connectivity. The NFC, known as near-field communication, could be one of the new features of the iPhone 6 considering the technology is often discussed, mostly because it can be used for mobile payments along with some other things. Rumors ...

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