The iPhone NFC chip could soon unlock your car door

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Apple’s near-field communication chip to gain new unique features with huge update. Forgot your keys? That may no longer be a problem for Apple mobile phone users in the future as the iPhone NFC chip could soon have the power to unlock home and car doors. The secure wireless chip is set to expand beyond payments. The possible changes to the iPhone NFC chip could result in Apple users utilizing the NFC tech in their mobile phones beyond making mobile payments via Apple Pay, The Information reported. The changes could…

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NFC technology receives a slap in the face from iBeacon

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Near field communications have taken quite a hit by the success of Apple’s mobile payments system. When it comes to mobile payments, one of the greatest barriers to mainstream acceptance has been a lack of a standard, and while it had been looking as though NFC technology would be the fast, easy, and convenient method that would soon be taking over, Apple disagreed, and this could be defining for the industry. Though near field communications tech has been around for a while, it has not been catching on. Consumers simply…

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Next iPhone may be equipped with NFC technology

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NFC technology could be features in next generation iPhone New rumors have already begun to circulate concerning the next iteration of Apple’s popular iPhone. The iPhone 5 was released in September 2012 and production on the iPhone 5S is expected to begin in the coming weeks. Despite the fact that the smartphone is still fresh to the market, Apple may already have plans to develop a powerful new iPhone that will take the popular brand into a new generation. This time, the smartphone may actually include NFC technology. Rumors point…

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Apple embraces QR codes over NFC

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QR codes win the favor of Apple While QR codes may be popular in marketing, they are often considered to be the black sheep of the technology industry. Today’s technology field is very similar to the fashion industry, where form is as important as function. Technology developers are keen to create products that are visually appealing and QR codes do not typically fit in with their aesthetic interests. Apple, however, has been showing signs that it has no ill will when it comes to the matter of QR codes, especially…

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The challenges, hopes and technology of NFC

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So why has Apple taken the path of least resistance in NFC technology? Many have been asking this question as well as what is NFC technology and how will it affect me? NFC stands for Near Field Communication. It’s a feature that’s come under a lot of scrutiny over the past few years but is quickly emerging as the one piece of technology we simply cannot live without. Tap without Apps NFC enables us to use our phones to pay for products, to pick up information with a tap and to share…

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