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Research in Motion unveils BlackBerry Tag

BlackBerry Tag

Blackberry maker, Research in Motion, has unveiled the BlackBerry Tag that lets you exchange multimedia content and contact info with your friends by simply tapping their BlackBerry devices together, via near field communication (NFC) technology.

Research in Motion has announced the BlackBerry Tag, which allow users to share contact information, documents, URLs, photos and other multimedia content easily by simply tapping their BlackBerry smartphones together. This is done via Near Field Communications (NFC) technology included in the recently launched BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 and BlackBerry Curve 9350/9360/9370 smartphones, and will also enable friends to instantly add one another as contacts on BBM (BlackBerry Messenger). The BlackBerry Tag will be incorporated in the next BlackBerry 7 OS update. The company has also announced plans to expose BlackBerry Tag through APIs on the BlackBerry platform, allowing software developers to take advantage of "tap to share" functionality from within their own applications.

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