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Apple Pay

Apple Pay Vs. Google Wallet

Not even Apple’s powers can make Apple Pay an overnight hit

October 20th, 2014

As Google quickly found out with Google Wallet, making NFC-enabled mobile payments a staple feature of American consumer behavior is much easier said than done. Apple seemingly knows this, which is why it’s cautioning that its users shouldn’t expect to have Apple Pay accepted everywhere by every store right out of the gate.

Apple’s big fall event is now underway: First up, Apple Pay launch info

October 16th, 2014

Are you ready, Apple fans? It’s finally here… the last big Apple event of the year, which just so happens to take place right ahead of the holiday shopping season. What a coincidence! Apple doesn’t like to beat around the bush, and things started strong during Thursday’s press conference as CEO Tim Cook announced that …

New iPads Apple Pay

New York Times says the new iPads will support Apple Pay

October 16th, 2014

We’re just hours away from the unveiling of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, but reports with important information about the new tablets are still trickling out. According to Brian X. Chen at The New York Times, we should expect to see Apple announce that the new iPads will support Apple Pay when …

Apple Pay Siri Functionality

Here’s one secret Apple Pay feature you didn’t see coming

October 14th, 2014

Apple is about to rollout Apple Pay to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners, but also to 2014 Touch ID iPads (which will only get online shopping Apple Pay features), while certain older iOS devices will get Apple Pay support as soon as the Apple Watch is launched. Even though Apple Pay has been …

iOS 8.1 Apple Pay Release Date

New report claims to reveal Apple Pay launch date

October 13th, 2014

Apple is expected to launch Apple Pay later this week, likely following its iPad and Mac event scheduled for October 16, with a report from 9to5Mac further detailing the way Apple’s contactless NFC-based payment solution is supposed to work.

iOS 8.1 Beta 2 Apple Pay

Apple Pay’s secret setup screen found hidden in latest iOS 8.1 beta

October 9th, 2014

There are plenty of great announced iOS 8 features that Apple didn’t actually release with the first iteration of the platform, but we’re pretty sure that you’re going to be getting a lot more of them with the release of iOS 8.1 later this year. MacRumors points out that iOS developer Hamza Sood has found …

Apple Pay vs Competition

Apple Pay seen as the ‘player to beat’… and it’s not even out yet

October 7th, 2014

Apple’s own NFC-enabled payment product isn’t yet available to consumers, as it will be enabled later in October on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus following an iOS 8 update, but it’s already seen as the “player to beat,” by Morgan Stanley. Previously, Microsoft’s Bill Gates also praised Apple’s contactless payments initiative.

Bill Gates Apple Pay

Apple Pay receives a most unexpected endorsement

October 3rd, 2014

One of Apple’s most recent products already has an unexpected fan from the competition, who is counting on Apple Pay to help the still-struggling NFC wireless payments business become popular with more and more smartphone users across platforms.