My NFC chips arrived in the mail today. I bought these ones from Amazon (I don’t know if there’s a “best” chip):
I figured I use the afternoon to figure out how to hook them into Siri Shortcuts to see if I could make anything useful. I was able to easily use them to log food in my food tracking app LoseIt!.
I also used the “webhook” approach to have it ping the https://icanhazdadjoke.com/ API and speak out a joke.
You watch watch a quick 2-minute runthrough here:
Or the full hour of me stumbling through learning this stuff here:
You’ll need an iPhone Xs or later for this to work. I tried this on my wife’s iPhone X, and there is no “NFC” option.
Also, NFC unfortunately does not work on Apple Watch.