The latest batch of Android Gingerbread to come out of the Google test kitchen beefs up the NFC chip found in some handsets (notably the Nexus S), allowing it to work with Bluetooth. Which means to phones can share and transfer info just by tapping, instead of fussing with more intimate manual pairing. [MobiSocial News via Engadget]
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