NFC or Near Field Communication is being touted as the next big thing in the field of mobile computing after Bluetooth, let’s try and demystify it. NFC is Bluetooth’s modern day cousin offering services that Bluetooth could have only dreamt of. The services of NFC range from simple file sharing to sophisticated e-payment techniques. Now let’s get down to the business, frankly speaking we think it is still early days for this state-of-the-art technology and it should with stand the test of time to become the next big thing in the field of mobile computing. The success of NFC will also depend on how people will adapt to it, one of the major reasons for the success of Bluetooth was its adaptability. Today Bluetooth is a house hold name, can NFC become the same? Only time will tell.