NFC World reports that a recent patent application from Apple shows the potential for NFC in the device, though the patent seems to be centered more around mobile payments and doesn't give any information about whether the NFC would be usable for other stuff. Of course, Apple likes to lock things down so it could be possible to have an NFC chip in an iPhone and have be useless for anything other than payments, but here's hoping they see that their customers might enjoy using NFC Tags to automate things or share information as well. Generally speaking, when something comes to iPhone it becomes "mainstream". Do you think NFC in the iPhone 6 will finally make NFC something the average person knows about and uses? Read the full NFC World article HERE.
According to an article on NFC World, the smart home company Allure has developed a smart home sensor that uses NFC and BLE to sense when you are home and/or in a particular room. You can program these sensors so that when you enter the room your desired temperature for your HVAC system is set. Pretty cool! Read the full article on NFC World HERE.
Eric Wrye of AndyTags
Eric is the founder of AndyTags and the designer behind all of the tags available on the site. He also has an Android App Video review channel and an app or two on Google Play he created himself.