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-- Hey guys I'm Sharon vaknin and I am back and then this week I'll show you how these three letters. And it -- to see it and it -- these tags can make your life a whole lot easier through automation and -- -- stands for near field communication. SC enabled phones that work with magnetic induction and that creates a radio waves. Feel all that lets you send a little bits of information back and forth from device to device or -- -- -- from your device to attack -- It is not yet but there are similar errors it'll be included in the next model in a follow. These attacks have a machine memory. And a radio chip -- and and kind of an all in this super and it -- But there's no battery it actually draws power from the device that's reading it and our. -- got the phone. So let's get started you'll leading and -- senior most unlike this Samsung galaxy S three and at one of these tags you can't just go to best buy bell and buy off the shelf. They're not -- popular area you'll -- to order them online. So once you do it you'll need to program that was -- and -- -- -- app like NFC top monster and now I can program it. And so on making new -- And now I can decide what I wanted to do when my phone -- -- attack. So in this case is olive make it so that the Wi-Fi is -- -- -- And maybe I will also make it lunch. In apps. Alex -- -- white noise when I get to work. And then finally an -- turn off all of the U ringer is so that I'm not bothering my coworkers. I think now that I'm done and I have these three tasks I have to activate. My NFC tag excellent finish. And it now I have two topics attack. And it works. Ferrying out now my phone is programmed my NFC tags and I have to -- -- -- of stuff when I get to work first thing in the morning. But you can do a whole lot of other things that the FC tags to automate your life you can also program attacked for -- walk to work can make a play music and enable Bluetooth. You can even make an NFC -- for your car its -- pandora cried and turn -- Wi-Fi while you're driving. Yeah if you're really can mediate you can create -- title lets you want your favorite app when you get -- -- -- for me up all recipes. -- it was dot easy. All right if you have any idea is cool -- -- -- -- -- let me know on Twitter or email always gone at cnet.com. Are right Molly let me know kind of NFC tags you want to automate your life and I'll make one custom tailored just for you.