10 Best NFC Gadgets

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NFC, or Near Field Communications, is quickly becoming a standard feature on smartphones, tablets and laptops, as well as a wide range of accessories. In addition to enabling mobile payments on handsets, the technology enables one-touch pairing of devices via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi direct so you can pair your phone, TV and other accessories with your smartphone without entering a settings menu. Although it can be somewhat finicky - the NFC chips in your devices need to be precisely aligned and within an inch of each other to start the connection - NFC-enabled gadgets can make your life a lot simpler. Here's our top picks.

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Cherlynn Low
Cherlynn Low, LAPTOP Staff Writer
Cherlynn joined the Laptopmag team in June 2013 and has since been writing about all things tech and digital with a focus on mobile and Internet software development. She also edits and reports occasionally on video. She graduated with a M.S. in Journalism (Broadcast) from Columbia University in May 2013 and has been designing personal websites since 2001.
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