While the Apple SIM found inside Apple’s new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 is designed to be carrier agnostic – usable on a variety of carriers across the U.S. and the UK – AT&T isn’t playing nice.
While teardowns of Apple’s new iPad Air 2 revealed an NFC chip similar to the one found in the company’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets, sources reveal that the chip is only being used as a Secure Element for Apple Pay in-app purchases.
With sales in Apple’s iTunes Store down 13% in 2014, Apple is reportedly moving forward on their plans to revamp and rebrand their recently acquired Beats Music service.
A number of iPhone 6 Plus users are reporting an issue where the phone crashes or enters a reboot loop. Many users have been forced to take their iPhone in for service where it is usually swapped out for a new unit.
Amazon has kept its promise of enabling Apple Pay on its Rewards Visa card, as Reddit users report success adding the card to Apple Pay, and TechCrunch posted a photo showing the card loaded into the app.
On the final day of a four-day visit to China, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with state news agency Xinhuanet to discuss Apple Pay, The Apple Watch, and Wednesday’s meeting with with Chinese premier Ma Kai.
Both Visa and MasterCard have published lists of banks and other financial institutions that will turn on support for the Apple Pay mobile payments system in the coming months.
Drugstore chain Rite Aid has reportedly disabled Apple’s new mobile payments service, “Apple Pay,” on its store’s point of sale terminals, after activating it earlier this week.
The dissolution of Apple’s partnership with failed sapphire glass maker GT Advanced Technologies is official.
The smooth aluminum chassis of Apple’s 2003 Power Mac G5 was a widely admired distinctive design. Inspired by this, designer Klaus Geiger decided to “upcycle” these aging relics of the computer world because he says the machines are “simply too good to be disposed of.”
Apple’s recent updates all seem to be bitten by the Bluetooth bug, as users running OS X Yosemite report they’re experiencing connectivity issues with their Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, Apple wireless keyboard, and third-party wireless accessories.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has confirmed Apple’s plans to open 25 retail stores in China over the next two years.
We reported last week that actor Christian Bale was in talks to portray Steve Jobs in Soon’s upcoming biopic. Bloomberg reports today that Bale has snagged the coveted role, without even auditioning for the part!
iFixit, they of the teardown fetish, have gotten their hands on a new iPad Air 2 and performed that disassemble voodoo that they do so well, in order to share with us all just what is inside of our new favorite tablet.
Apple’s iPhone assembly partner Foxconn is reported to be looking to make the move beyond the assembly of iPhones, and into the more lucrative area of high-end component manufacturing, says a report today from The Wall Street Journal.
Apple’s new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 have hit Apple retail stores with a whimper, not a bang. The new tablets are now available for in-store pickup at a limited number of Apple stores that have received shipments.