HP is currently working on mobile devices that are said to assist consumers in making wireless purchases, at least according to a couple of folks who are familiar with the computer manufacturer’s plans. It seems that HP is mulling over the production of handsets as well as tablets that are based on near field communication (NFC) technology, where it enables one to pay for items and receive coupons and loyalty points through the simple action of tapping the gadgets on posters and grocery store cash registers. The sources preferred to remain anonymous because the plans were not made public, unlike Bill Gates who let it sleep that Zuckerberg is about to tie the knot with his fiancee, Priscilla Chan.
The first of such NFC devices might just roll out before 2012 knocks on the door, and it would be interesting to see whether the incorporation of such energy into their range of devices might just help boost HP’s rank up in this particular market.
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