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Nokia unveils glowing wireless charger and Lumia screen sharing on TVs

Nokia has taken the wraps off a wireless charging pad that pulses to show notifications, and an HDMI streamer that lets you mirror your Lumia's screen on a TV.

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64GB iPhone 6 may adopt sapphire screen as test -- analyst

Apple may test the waters of a sapphire-screened phone by limiting the tough but pricey material to a single version of the next iPhone this year, claims analyst Gene Munster.

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Apple, chipmaker work to add NFC pay tech to iPhone 6 -- report

Dutch chipmaker NXP will provide the chips required to support the short-range wireless tech known near-field communications, according to the Financial Times.

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Apple iPhone 6 expected to include mobile payments, NFC

Wired reports a mobile-payments platform powered by near-field communication is coming to the next iPhone, backing up similar stories last month.

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Unlock your phone with Motorola's 'digital tattoo'

Motorola unveils a near-field communication security sticker for your wrist, Sony's high-priced Walkman gets buzz, and the cute Jibo robot wants to be part of the family.

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Dock your phone and drive with iBolt xProDock Connect

iBolt's xProDock hardware and Dock'n Drive software put your Android phone and car apps at your fingertips.

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Five things you hate most about Facebook, virtual reality beyond gaming, and we go hands-on with the best Surface tablet yet.

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NFC could be coming to the iPhone 6

Reports point to Apple bringing NFC to the next iPhone, the new Apple TV might be the WWDC surprise and Apple shuts down "Weed Firm"

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iPhone 6: Most-wanted features (pictures)

With Apple gearing up to unveil the next iPhone -- or iPhones -- in the coming months, here's a rundown of the features and design upgrades we'd most like to see in an iPhone 6.

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Nintendo making Skylanders-like NFC figurines for Wii U, 3DS

Similar to the Skylanders and Disney Infinity video games, multiple Nintendo titles will now get their own line of figurines. Also, TuneIn Radio gets a social tune-up and Mink promises printable makeup.

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Dimple adds four physical buttons to your Android device

If the final product (soon to go live on Indiegogo) is half as good as it sounds, it's likely to be a big hit.

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Ditch your wallet at shops that read your palm for payment

Swedish students are paying for things with their paws using Quixter, a palm scanner that reads the unique pattern of blood vessels in your hand.

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