No really, this time we mean it: The iPhone 6 does NFC mobile payments

The company’s next iPhone will feature its own payment platform, sources familiar with the matter told WIRED. In fact, that platform will be one of the hallmark features of the device when it’s unveiled on September 9. We’re told the solution will involve NFC.

Our Sources Say the Next iPhone Will Include NFC Mobile Payments | Gadget Lab | WIRED

also Gruber:

I’ve been working on a new joke — about NFC and a new secure enclave where you can store your credit cards, so you can pay for things at brick and mortar retail stores just by taking out your iPhone,

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But Gruber's just kidding. Right? And kidding about an iWearable having similar NFC abilities? Just joking. But maybe?