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When Apple launched the iPhone 4S last year, it was predicted that one of the new features that would be included in it would be Near Field Communication.

8th September, 2012

When Apple launched the iPhone 4S last year, it was predicted that one of the new features that would be included in it would be Near Field Communication (NFC), an emerging wireless standard that will allow short-range communications between mobile devices and static readers.

At the time, it was widely believed that Apple would launch a complete revamp of the product, in the form of an iPhone 5. Instead we got the iPhone 4S, which...

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