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Will you be able to swipe your iPhone 5 like an Oyster card?

Near-field communications is an incredibly easy way of paying for stuff, and patents suggest it could be that next year's iPhone 5 will use it

By August 18, 2010

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Blue Wii with Mario and Sonic brightens up Olympics

A blue version of the Nintendo Wii is due out, painted in celebration of Mario and Sonic's London Olympic outing.

By October 11, 2011

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Nokia 700 bringing Symbian Belle to all UK networks

Nokia is putting the slim in Symbian with the Nokia 700, coming to Vodafone, O2, Virgin, Orange and T-Mobile.

By September 27, 2011

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Virgin Media and London buses planning free Wi-Fi for all

Virgin Media is planning a free Wi-Fi network open to all and sundry, while London buses will soon be connected to the Web too.

By August 3, 2011

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U.K. wagers on large-scale wave power

The U.K. has nominated a proposed 28-megawatt wave energy project off the coast of Scotland to receive funding from the European Union.

By May 12, 2011

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iPhone 5 won't have NFC, say UK operators, but iPhone 6 might

Speculation that Apple is planning to put near-field communication technology in this summer's iPhone 5 appears to have been scotched, with UK operators saying it's not happening this year.

By March 14, 2011

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs Sony NGP in portable PlayStation punch-up

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is a PlayStation-certified Android phone with slide-out gaming controls. We got hands-on to find out if it's going to steal the Sony NGP console's thunder.

By February 16, 2011

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Orange and Barclaycard waving phones for contactless payment this summer

Forget fumbling for change or worrying about the weirdo behind you seeing your PIN -- this summer, you'll be able to pay for things with an airy wave of your Orange mobile phone.

By January 27, 2011

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iPhone 5 and iPad 2 may have NFC payment tech to compete with Android

Paying for goods and services by tapping your iPhone or iPad on a reader could be just around the corner, if claims by a US consultancy firm are to be believed.

By January 26, 2011

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Giant Oyster machine waves in electricity

The new wave-harnessing electricity generator heads from the test pool to the open ocean in the waters off the Orkney Islands.

By August 6, 2009