If you have upgraded your security with an NFC-based physical security key from Yubico, you can now use it as a second factor authentication for your 1Password.com account.
Thanks to the Express Transit feature that's available through Apple Pay, you can hop on the tube, buses, trams, light rail and overground rail in major cities and pay for your public transit journeys just by holding your iPhone or Apple Watch close to the contactless NFC terminal, no need to press any buttons or verify with Face ID, Touch ID or a passcode whatsoever.
It shouldn't be surprising that Apple has effectively locked down the NFC chip in its iPhone lineup, but some people around the globe aren't happy about that.
Apple's mobile payment service is coming to Hong Kong's popular Octopus cash transit cards.
The German government is going to take advantage of iOS 13's built-in NFC stack to allow citizens to use their iPhone as documentation.
Jennifer Bailey, the iPhone maker's Vice President of Apple Pay, announced yesterday during the TRANSACT industry conference in Las Vegas support for specially-encoded NFC tags and partnerships with Bird scooters, Bonobos clothing store and PayByPhone parking meters.
Just over a year ago, iOS developer Elias Limneos announced a ground-breaking jailbreak tweak called NFCWriter that enabled iPhone users to tap into the full potential of the NFC (Near Field Communication) chip embedded within their handset. This week, Limneos continues that fun with NFCWriter X for iOS, which can only be described as the latest iteration of the tweak.
NFCWriter X for iOS is intended for advanced users and tinkerers with an interest in playing around with NFC tags, Credit/Debit Cards, MRTD documents, and more directly from your iPhone. Nearly anything with NFC support can be tinkered with by NFCWriter X for iOS.
The new iPhone Xs and Xs Max, as well as a colorful family of the new iPhone Xr handsets, include advancements in near-field communication (NFC) technology that allow the handsets to automatically read nearby NDEF (NFC Data Exchange Format) tags and send any collected assets to appropriate apps without needing to open any specific app beforehand.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has published an Apple patent application first filed in March for a "Document importation into secure element." The process envisioned could allow your iPhone to replace your driving license, membership card, passport, or another identification document.
WWDC 2018 attendees are in for a treat as Apple for the first time has paired NFC technology with the Face ID or Touch ID biometric feature to authenticate their digital WWDC pass in the Wallet app.
Apple is said to be “making a significant change” to NFC, or near-field communication in iOS 12. In doing so, the wireless protocol, first introduced with the iPhone 6, could move beyond Apple Pay payments, according to The Information.
Following its debut in Australia in November and subsequent expansion in the United Kingdom last week, Apple's all-new GymKit platform for wireless workout data sharing between Apple Watch and compatible cardio machines has now officially arrived to New York City.