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Despite the rumours and patent filings Apple's new iPhone doesn't feature Near Field Communications capability, though next year's model probably will. NFC would fit well with iTunes - designed to facilitate payments by tap, it can also be used to pair devices; and Apple has been hoovering up intellectual property in the area …


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  1. The Other Steve
    Jobs Horns

    Near to what though ?

    So by the time that the iPhone 7 appears, I'll be able to control my Apple TV with it. And probably nothing else. This is the situation much as it is now, and I am currently predicting that the iPhone will get (for instance) a proper (official) BT stack about five minutes after Steve Job's cold dark heart stops beating.

  2. Anonymous Coward

    And how is this news?

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    Would someone please explain to me how the (continued) lack of NFC a news item? Has the day been so slow? What am I missing?

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