Leak: NFC BlackBerrys Are Being Tested at Bank of America

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By affixing a new battery cover to BlackBerry handsets, Bank of America customers will be able to make payments at retail places that accept Mastercard PayPass, from this spring.

BGR scored some leaked details on the program, which you can check out over here. It's interesting to note that this news has leaked out after an NFC-enabled BlackBerry showed up thanks to some leaked pics and video—I suppose RIM is keen to get innovating again, by the looks of things. [BGR]

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BlackBerry devices are not cool, but for purely business work (email, calendar, contacts and now, apparently, making purchases) they are still quite good. If you want to play Angry Birds or listen to the latest Eminem album, not so much.