Apple granted NFC shopping list patent for future iPhones

Apple granted NFC shopping list patent for future iPhones Apple has been granted a patent for an iWallet application that uses Near Field Communication (NFC) to allow iPhone owners to quickly find bargains. The US Patent and Trademark Office published the patent on Wednesday, revealing that Apple has come up with an “on-the-go shopping list” application that will allow shoppers to identify a product and get pricing information from different retailers in the detected geographical location, to help users find the cheapest deal. Patently Apple reports that Apple’s newly granted patent covers an application that will have a variety...

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