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NFC Hack For The iPhone 4

NFC is the newest way to pay for your stuff by allowing you to make transactions using your NFC equipped device. This feature is widely integrated in new Android devices but unfortunately, iPhone 4 doesn’t come pre-equipped with this technology.

Lack of a NFC chip hinders iPhone users from enjoying the blessings of near field communications and sometimes it becomes rather annoying for i-users when they see someone using an NFC equipped Android to make their payment (or so we assume). But as long as there is technology, there will always be those looking for ways to make the most out of it. Hopefully, making payments through your iPhone 4 are no more a problem.

Samsung Working On Groundbreaking LCD Technology?

Samsung held a ceremony in Suzhou, China for its new 7.5 generation fabrication facility. The factory will be setup by Samsung Suzhou LCD (SSL), a joint venture between Samsung and Suzhou Industrial Park. TCL Corporation will invest about $3 billion USD in the project. The 600K square feet fabrication line will begin mass producing panels by the second quarter of 2013.

The factory will produce 100,000 glass substrates (1950 x 2250mm) per month. This factory will be the largest advanced LCD production factory in China. The fabrication facility will include materials, component suppliers, LCD panel, and module production and distribution.

Sharp Designs Small Sized LCD Panels For Smartphones

The LCD screen is undoubtedly one of the largest factors that drains the battery life of technologies. Whether it’s a smartphone or a tablet, we have to be constantly aware of how much battery is left on the device. For example, I always question if it is a good idea to kill time by playing games on my phone for fear of battery drain and missing an important call.

Sharp has recently stated that they will develop the world’s first small and medium sized LCD panels, using a new oxide semiconductor. Sharp will develop these screens at the Kameyama Plant sometime this year.

Love Windows 7, But Want Lion’s Interface? Skin it!

If you love Windows 7 but have always wanted to own a Mac without emptying out your wallet, hear this, there is now an easy-to-install skin just for you! The skin comes part of a transformation pack, making Windows 7 look like OS X Lion, without losing any functionality! You can get it at DeviantArt from the uploader, hameddanger.

Before installing, users should take a number of precautions, one of which making sure they create a system restore in case anything goes wrong. The other is to make sure to have

$300 iPad? Verizon wins.

Hopefully not too many hopped on the bandwagon to buy the first generation iPad for $400, a deal offered by AT&T just last week. Verizon is offering the first-gen iPad for $299.99. That’s about the price of a netbook or even many MP3/MP4 players. It seems like just another way Verizon can compete head to head with wireless giant AT&T. It’s kind of cool seeing how the recent T-Mobile merge has sparked such competition between the time-tested rivals. If you want to have a piece of the action, just visit your local Verizon Wireless retail location. The other version of the iPad are seeing similar pricecuts with the 32GB model at $399, and the 64GB at $499.99. Verizon does not offer…