15 Nov '12, 12am

NFC Tags by Tapway

NFC Tags by Tapway

Always wanted to play with NFC tags to see how some tasks can be automated. I am using iPhone 5 which does not comes with NFC capability, but for my work phone, I am using the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (LTE) which does come with NFC capability. Samsung has it’s own brand of NFC Tags called Samsung TecTiles , but unfortunately it will not be available in Singapore till mid-December 2012. One of my Twitter follower recommended Tapway which is based in Malaysia and at that time they are having a promotion. I bought the Enhanced Lifestyle NFC Pack for RM24.50 (SGD$9.80) and in this pack it contains 4x NFC Lifestyle Tags and 1x Personal Contact Card. Shipping from Malaysia is just an additional RM1.95 (SGD$0.80). Ordered on the 25th October and I received it about 2 weeks later on the 8th November 2012. For the Android Apps, I am using NFC Task Launcher to write to the Lifestyle Ta...

Full article: http://lesterchan.net/blog/2012/11/15/nfc-tags-by-tapway/

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