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Samsung TecTiles Price , Features - Smart NFC Tags and App

20 May 2013 0

Samsung TecTiles are smart NFC tags that can be programmed to do many different things. Using the free Samsung TecTile app , you can create TecTiles to change settings on your phone, launch applications, check-in to places, update social status, or even make phone calls or send text messages automatically. Once you create a TecTile using the TecTile app, place the Tile in a convenient place, then tap your phone to the TecTile to perform the action stored in the TecTile. Each package comes with 5 TecTile programmable NFC sticker tags.  These are best compatible with Samsung Android smartphones that comply with MIFARE technology namely Samsung Galaxy S4 , Samsung Galaxy Note 2 , Samsung Galaxy S3 , Samsung Galaxy Note , and Samsung Galaxy Nexus .

For writing the TecTile tags - use the Samsung TecTile application, choose the type of tag you want to make and what you want it to do, then tap 'Next'. Once the app is ready to write the tag, hold the back of your phone on a TecTile tag and wait until your tag has been written.
For reading the TecTile tags - Just unlock your phone, hold the back of your phone on a TecTile tag.

Types of tags that can be made :

Keep forgetting to set an alarm? Place a programmed TecTile on your nightstand, activating specific settings when touched by your phone. Set an alarm time, enable the alarm and turn silent mode on by setting your device on the nightstand.

For Settings and apps :

  • Change Phone Settings
  • Switch Phone Profiles
  • Launch an App
  • Toggle Music Playback
  • Join a WiFi Network
  • Show a Message
  • Play a Track

"Here's my card". Place TecTiles on your business cards to easily share your contact info with colleagues or clients. Just tap your phone onto a colleague's card and bypass the whole process of typing everything in manually.

On your way home from work? Place a programmed TecTile on your car dash that will send a message to your loved ones letting them know you're leaving the office and on your way home with just one touch of your cell phone.

Phone & Text:

  • Make a Call
  • Send a Text Message
  • Send an Email Message
  • Share a Contact
  • Start Google Talk
  • Forward Calls

Two check-ins away from becoming mayor? Foursquare and Facebook are growing in popularity as ways for businesses to interact with customers. Businesses can program TecTiles to allow consumers to check in to their location and can even provide discounts based on check-ins.

Location & Web:

  • Show an Address or Location
  • Facebook Places Check In
  • Foursquare Check In
  • Show a Google Place
  • Send a Glympse
  • Open a Web Page
  • Save a Bookmark

Are you a social butterfly? If you constantly update your Facebook status or Twitter feed, streamline the process with TecTile. TecTiles can be used to launch an update feature, allowing you to touch and type to share with your friends.


  • Update Facebook Status
  • Facebook Like
  • Tweet a status
  • Update Google+ Status
  • Connect on Linkedln

Samsung TecTiles Price : US$ 14.99 (pack of five). No availability in India yet .

Note : For the optimum performance of the Tectile make sure that : The phone is equipped with NFC technology and that NFC is turned on in your phone's settings and TecTile will not work near metal surfaces.



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