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Android 2.3.3 hits latest CyanogenMod 7 builds, expands NFC capabilities

As if getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread out to the public months (or years) ahead of carriers and manufacturers wasn't enough, the CyanogenMod team just upped the ante. The latest nightly builds of CyanogenMod 7 now come packing Android 2.3.3 heat, less than a month after Google announced the update itself. At this point, most users wouldn't notice the difference between Android 2.3.3 and earlie...

Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread comes to Nexus One with WebM, disables Facebook contact sync

Google has pushed another minor update to its tandem of Android flagship phones, the Nexus One and Nexus S. Apart from officially rolling out Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the Nexus One nearly two months after it was released, the update also brings with it support for Google's WebM video container. Changes in Android 2.3.3 also include fixes for a random reboot issue on the Nexus S and addit...

Android 2.3.3 brings expanded NFC features

With the Gingerbread barely cooled on the Android 2.3 SDK, Google has now pushed another iteration to developers. In Android 2.3.3, it's all about expanding support for near-field communications -- that non-Packers NFC business we've been hearing so much about. In Android 2.3.3, Google has added a full-featured NFC read and write API, which will work with "almost any standard NFC tag in use tod...

Google considering NFC mobile payment system

Google may jump into the mobile payment arena with a service that would let you check out at brick-and-mortar stores by waving your phone at the register, according to a report from Businessweek. The service could launch in 2011, and it would use near-field communication (NFC) technology to let customers pay by waving their phones up to 4 inches away from a checkout station. Google chief Eric S...