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WSJ: Apple iTime will have NFC

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 04 Sep 2014 21:06

WSJ: Apple iTime will have NFC According to a new report, the upcoming Apple iTime smartwatch will include a near-field communication (NFC) chip, allowing for one-tap mobile payments and other transfers of information.
Apple is expected to unveil the watch at next week's iPhone 6 launch event. Additionally, the company is expected to also launch a mobile payment platform, one where you can keep all your credit and debit cards in a digital wallet and pay with a simple tap or scan.

There are expected to be two models of the watch, which is not expected to be available to consumers until February.

Although obviously unconfirmed, the iTime is also expected to have a curved screen and be available in black, white and gold.

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