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Missing the point and tap So the rumours are confirmed and Apple finally came to market with NFC! Or did they.... Sure, they have launched a secure payments capability that utilises NFC as the contactless mechanic to initiate the payment. That's all well and good, but what none of the commentary seems to have picked up on is that they have seemingly failed to implement any of the other NFC capabilities that allow for contactless pairing, sharing, or engagement. What this means is that customers with an iPhone6 will not be able to use the NFC capabilities on offer by the likes of Talking Statues and...
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This is the reason why people think QR codes don't work. I speak to a lot of marketing managers and when the subject of QR codes comes up the common feeling is that "They don't work. Well they work, but people don't use them, right?" Well, technically, they do work. Sure they are clunky, you need an app, need to start the app, let the app focus on the QR code and hey presto you are away. And they don't look great either. But there is another reason why Qr codes probably under-perform and have a bad reputation among us marketeers. And the reason is that because they are ostensibly free, nobody...
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