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Analysts have been predicting the rise of NFC for a while now, but expectations vary wildly. The main driver that’s widely touted is mobile payments, but the number of NFC-enabled devices in circulation is still relatively small. We take a look at some potential uses for NFC and ask: what is holding it back?

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The Galaxy S3 is only the latest of a (limited) series of Samsung phones that come with near field communication, or NFC, support. The wireless tech is mostly used... these days to enable mobile payments on such Android smartphones, with Google being one of the many promoters of this new payment technology.

But Samsung has other plans in mind for its NFC phon...