TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

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February 26, 201451 min
How has near-field communication (NFC) technology changed credit cards? We explain the principles behind NFC and its applications in the credit card industry.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit