Capital One’s next battle cry may be, “What’s in your Apple Pay wallet?” as the major banks fight it out to be the default Apple Pay card in Apple’s new mobile payments system.
Use of the NFC antenna in Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be restricted to Apple’s new “Apple Pay” mobile payments system, and will not be made available to developers.
The Financial Times reported on Friday that Apple will be getting 15 cents for every $100 purchase processed through its Apple Pay mobile payments system.
If you’re one of those that had their entire life ruined by Apple adding U2’s “Songs of Innocence” to your iTunes library for free, your life will soon be back on track, as Apple has created a tool to remove the offending album from your library.
A photo said to be of a document issued by Apple to its retail store staff indicates employees working overnight or morning shifts on Friday, September 19 will be able to reserve an iPhone 6 for purchase later that day, but will not be able to reserve the larger – and likely to be in shorter supply – iPhone 6 Plus.
Apple will reportedly be pre-installing iOS 8 versions of their iWork and iLife suites onto 64GB and 128GB versions of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Analysis by AnandTech suggests that Apple’s new A8 System on a Chip is likely equipped with an Imagination six-core PowerVR Series6XT GX6650.
Apple has announced that first day iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders topped 4 million in the first 24 hours they were available. The amount is double the preorder numbers for the iPhone 5 in 2012.
The iOS interface we know and (mostly) love has taken years to evolve. This infographic shows how iOS has evolved from its first incarnation, all the way up to the iOS 8 interface, which will be released later this week.
For an album that many iTunes users complained they didn’t want – not even for free – U2’s “Songs of Innocence” album has done well when it comes to actual downloads. The album has been downloaded over 2 million times in the three days it has been available.
Overnight demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders set records, says an Apple spokesperson. An AT&T spokesperson agreed, saying the demand for the new iPhones is higher than either of the last two years.
It’s possible that some day soon, you might be looking at your Apple Watch trying to decide your next play in Madden NFL Football, or plotting your next move in Plants vs. Zombies.
Apple’s timing of their new Apple Pay, and the inclusion of near field communication (NFC) technology in their latest devices is brilliant
We’re a little over six hours in on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders, and the Apple online store is already showing 3-4 weeks as a shipping estimate on all iPhone 6 Plus models and all carriers.
Apple will reportedly be allowing in-store Personal Pickup of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus preorders this year. When you place your preorder, just select the store you wish to pick it up at, and pick it up at that store on launch day, September 19th.
Just in case it slipped your mind, numerous online merchants will begin taking preorders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as of 12:01 Pacific Time on Friday.