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Apple Pay

Is Apple Pay Safer Than Credit Cards

Why Apple Pay is ‘more safe and secure than using your credit card’

October 23rd, 2014

Although Apple Pay has had its share of early hiccups, the mobile payment platform is overall off to a promising start. CIO’s Al Sacco has interviewed three security experts for their views on the technology behind Apple Pay and the general consensus is that the platform is “more safe and secure than using your credit card.”

Apple Pay Video

Video: This is the first TV commercial for Apple Pay

October 23rd, 2014

Is Apple Pay the future of the payment industry? Is it just an overhyped fad that will eventually vanish from sight like Google Wallet? Early indications certainly seem to suggest that the former may in fact be the case, but we won’t know for certain for quite some time. In the meantime, the early response …

MasterCard Apple Pay Priceless Ads

Video: MasterCard is doing for Apple what Google can only dream of

October 22nd, 2014

On Tuesday during the first game of  the World Series, MasterCard ran two new commercials that focused on its support for the newly launched Apple Pay service. As part of its new “Priceless Surprises” promotion, Apple Pay users will be eligible to win prizes every time they use their MasterCard to buy something through Apple’s mobile payment platform.

Apple Pay Tips And Tricks

Here are some of the early hiccups users are seeing with Apple Pay

October 22nd, 2014

As with any major new platform or service, there are going to be some snafus in the early going and Apple Pay is proving to be no exception. 9to5Mac has compiled a couple of stories from The New York Times and ReadWrite that show how Apple’s new payment platform, while working well overall, is still experiencing …

Apple Pay Loyalty Program

New report reveals how Apple plans to get you hooked on Apple Pay

October 21st, 2014

Google is pretty savvy when it comes to getting consumers to adopt new technology, but even it couldn’t get Android fans to use Google Wallet with any consistency. Via MacRumors, a new report from BankInnovation claims that Apple is planning to roll out an Apple Pay loyalty program that will start offering users some great rewards …

Apple Pay: How to Activate and Use

Apple Pay works in countries outside the U.S. with this simple trick

October 21st, 2014

Activated via the recent iOS 8.1 update, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus’ new contactless payment functionality better known as Apple Pay is only available to U.S. customers at this time, at least according to Apple. But MacRumors reveals that Apple Pay also works internationally, but a small trick is required to enable it.

Where Can I Use Apple Pay

Use this app to find every place near you that accepts Apple Pay

October 21st, 2014

Apple Pay has only just come out but there are already plenty of places that accept it. And if you want to find out which places near you are already set up with Apple Pay terminals, we recommend downloading MasterCard’s free MasterCard Nearby app from the iTunes Store that will let you know about every …

Set Up Apple Pay

A guide to setting up Apple Pay on your iPhone or iPad

October 21st, 2014

The rollout of the latest updates for Apple’s mobile operating system hasn’t been quite as smooth as expected, but with iOS 8.1, it looks like Apple is back on track. The biggest addition to iOS in 8.1 is Apple Pay, the company’s attempt to replace all of your credit cards, debit cards and gift cards …