DIY: NFC-enabled Phonedock Video
DIY: NFC-enabled Phonedock Video Transcript
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In this Always On how-to, Sharon Vaknin shows you how to make your NFC-enabled phone do all kinds of tricks with cheap, programmable NFC tags.
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