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    Last year, with the launch of the Moto X, Motorola introduced its Skip NFC accessory. The little tag could be used to quickly unlock the smartphone, although our hands-on found Skip a little awkward to use. With the Moto X+1 expected for next week, will Skip once again be a featured accessory? A new leak FCC publication suggest that Motorola's been cooking-up a totally redesigned second-generation Skip, and this one adds a bunch of new features by way of bringing Bluetooth support to the device. While the first Skip was an entirely passive NFC tag, the new Skip would be a battery-powered ...

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    Device security is very important, especially as we begin to trust our smartphones with more and more sensitive data – work emails, private conversations, or even banking information. Personal devices, such as smartphones and tablets, are far more private than most other types of electronics. As such, they should be treated with care and likely password or PIN protected. The unfortunate side effect is having to type a PIN or password dozens of times every day, which is quite tedious and can grow to be rather frustrating. However, Motorola's latest accessory aims to end this dreaded ...

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    NFC on smartphones has come a long way from its early days. We see it on more and more phones, as well as a multitude of platforms. Despite its growing presence, it's still yet to really catch-on use-wise, and as a phone feature it probably goes virtually unnoticed by the majority of users out there. That's a darn shame, because there's plenty of fun, useful things you can do with NFC, if only you're aware of them. Last week, I heard about this Motorola Skip accessory for the Moto X, letting users interact with their phone by means of little NFC tags, either with a wearable tag to quickly ...

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    We just shared news with you of AT&T's retail launch date for the Moto X, and along with that, the kicking-off of the Moto Maker online tool. Users who order their phones through the custom site won't just get a new Moto X that stands out from everyone else's, but they'll also score a free accessory: Motorola's NFC-based Skip tag. Just what exactly is Skip, though, and how does it work? The main component of Skip is a little clip-on thumb-sized NFC tag that you can attach to clothing or a bag – something you'll have on you. The idea is that you can use Skip to unlock your phone, ...

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