Apple may have finally added an NFC chip to its iPhone last week, with the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but it’s not ready to embrace the short-range wireless technology completely just yet.

According to Cult of Mac, the NFC chip in the iPhone will only be used for Apple Pay and won’t be available to third party apps.

‘Sources at Apple have confirmed to Cult of Mac that the NFC chip on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will only be used for Apple Pay when it launches this week,’ reported Cult of Mac. ‘Like Touch ID on the iPhone 5s, Apple is keeping NFC closed off from developers at launch.’

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