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Future B&N NOOKs to have NFC for in-store browsing

0. phoneArena posted on 02 May 2012, 15:17

NFC has been one of the most talked about new technologies (new for mobile devices in the United States that is), even though it still hasn't seen adoption really take hold just yet. Google has been one of the biggest proponents, but now Barnes & Noble is jumping on too...

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posted on 02 May 2012, 15:30

1. jmoita2 (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)

Increase print sales? I highly doubt that.

posted on 02 May 2012, 15:56 2

2. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2707; Member since: 26 May 2011)

Why? It makes sense. Just like "piracy" increasing content sales. Digital is a way to get more information about a product, and to share those purchases with friends, which would lead to more sales even on the print side.

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