We recently heard a rumor that the next generation iPhone, the iPhone 5 and iPad, the iPad would come with NFC capabilities, as Apple are rumored to be working on their own MFC payment system for iOS devices.
Now the guys over at Apple Insider have uncovered a job listing for Apple, and the job listing mentions that Apple are looking to hire an engineer who has knowledge of RFID, which is a type of Near Field Communication that can be used to securley transmit data.
As well as the listing for theRFID engineer, Apple has also posted another two jobs listings and the title of the listing is for a “Manager Global Payment Platforms.”, which could hint to a new NFC payment system.
Apple has now announced their third iPad, have a look at our handy guide on the iPad 3 vs iPad 2 to see the difference between the two versions.
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