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Will Apple try to revolutionize mobile payments with the iPhone 5 and NFC chip?

Cult of Mac

Although it’s still early to speculate on specific specifications for the next iPhone, a Cult of Mac source has leaked that Apple has been testing all the possibilities that could arise if the iPhone 5 included an NFC (acronym for Near Field Communication) chip.

Will Apple try to revolutionize mobile payments with the iPhone 5 and NFC chip?
Will Apple try to revolutionize mobile payments with the iPhone 5 and NFC chip?

The NFC chip is deeply rooted in Asia , and if Apple adopts it on the iPhone it will only be a matter of time before it spreads around the world. Thanks to this chip, everyone with a mobile device can make mobile payments without complications, and the applications being researched in Cupertino go further:

The source also indicates that it does not know if all the information the iPhone will carry will also be stored in the cloud, but it is certain that will always be stored on the phone for quick access . We have also received a warning that even though Apple has been working with all this, it doesn’t mean that these features will finally see the light of day.

Anyway, taking into account that Mac OS X Lion will be released in summer next year along with the possible iPhone 5, and it would not be bad if it had this kind of advantages for users. Nor is it like part of the advantages of someone with MobileMe , for example.

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