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near-field communications

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CNET TV Apple Byte: TV on your iPad, PDFs in iOS, and near field communications on new iPhones

CNET TV's Brian Tong discusses the latest in Apple news, rumors, tips, and tricks. This week, the iPad gets more television than you can shake a stick at, iPhone 4 rumors heat up with reports of Apple testing near field communications, and a quick tip for reading PDFs in iOS 4.

By August 20, 2010

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Sprint aims to ease access to NFC

The carrier's new Pinsight Touch platform could help developers and mobile users more readily tap into near-field communications.

By October 3, 2013

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Apple eyes NFC to sync data between devices

A newly granted patent outlines an Apple technology that could wirelessly copy data between devices using near-field communications.

By June 4, 2013

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: Mobile payments still in their infancy

Neither near-field communications nor any similar mobile-payment technology appears to be on Apple's agenda at this point.

By April 24, 2013

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Using NFC, IBM brings dual-factor authentication to mobile

Dual-factor authentication can work by combining smartphones and PCs, but that approach needs to be updated for the mobile era. An new IBM technique combines near-field communications and smartphones.

By October 18, 2013

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Apple files patent for Passbook coupons with a touch of NFC

A patent published today describes Apple's concept for its Passbook app and the idea of using near-field communications to redeem digital coupons.

By December 20, 2012

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Samsung TecTiles: A wobbly stepping-stone to NFC

commentary With its programmable TecTile stickers, Samsung seeks to popularize near-field communications technology for mobile devices. But the effort is weak.

By June 13, 2012

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Apple eyes new way to give gifts on iTunes

A newly published patent application describes how iTunes users could gift content from the online store or their personal library to other people via near-field communication.

By August 15, 2013

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Blaze Mobile awarded patent for NFC sticker

The company's near-field communications sticker for handsets has been used by companies to test out tap-and-pay services.

By July 15, 2011

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Is NFC killing Google Wallet?

Google may have backed the wrong horse when it decided to tie its Google Wallet payment app to the short-range wireless near field communications technology.

By May 25, 2012