07 Jul '11, 5am

Local software developer finds NFC functionality hidden in Google+ app

Local software developer finds NFC functionality hidden in Google+ app

Local Software Developer Reveals NFC Functionality in Google+ App There is more than meet the eyes when it comes to Google+ app for Android. A local software developer, Ridzuan Ashim , found out recently that the Google+ app for Android has a hidden NFC functionality. With a NFC-enabled handset, you can read NFC tags and share text on the recently launched social networking service, Google+. While the functionality is limited to reading text at the moment, the potential of this feature seems limitless in the near future especially when integrated with Google + features such as Circles, Sparks, Hangouts and Huddle. For example, it is possible to check in at locations or add people to Circles with a single tap on NFC tags. Ridzuan Ashim - Found out that if you have the Google+ mobile app and an NFC phone, you can actually tap NFC tags that contact text type content and it wo...

Full article: http://www.hardwarezone.com.sg/tech-news/view/190069

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