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    No NFC in Windows Phone — yet

    December 12th, 2011

    Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” does not support NFC, Microsoft has told NFC World. The confirmation follows a report on Friday that the company had already designed NFC into Windows phones. “While near field communications is not currently supported on Windows Phone 7.5, it is coming. We expect NFC-enabled Windows Phone devices to ship within the next year,” said the firm, re-iterating plans announced by Andy Lees, Microsoft’s president of Windows Phone, in October.

    Windows phones to get NFC in 2012

    October 20th, 2011

    WP7 phones will be able to support NFC functionality, including mobile payments, from next year. More