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Smartphones aren't tiny PCs, but that's how we use them in the West


Re: unique

Or compared to:

1) take card from wallet

2) tap card

done. NFC is not particularly secure (though if you're worried you can always buy a lead-lined wallet or whatever), but it sure *is* incredibly convenient. And I dunno about 'the West', but in Canada it's more unusual to find a place which *doesn't* accept contactless payment than one which does, now.

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