Next-gen contactless payments are coming to iPhones and Android

Most of us make smartphone contactless payments on a daily basis without thinking about it, but a next-gen version of the tech is now en route for iPhones and Android phones.The NFC Forum, which counts Apple, Google, Qualcomm and Sony among its board members, has just outlined a new version of the tap-to-pay tech called Multi-Purpose Tap, which it claims will “revolutionize the contactless user experience”. More realistically, it’ll likely make the shopping experience a bit more convenient, but we’re certainly all for that.As the name suggests, Multi-Purpose Tap will let you make do multiple things with one …

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