Apple Pay

Apple Pay Snags First Deal With Major French Bank as Société Générale Signs On

Apple Inc. (AAPL) just scored an important deal.<p>Société Générale SA (SCGLY) said in a brief statement Monday, Nov. 20, that it plans to offer Apple …

Tech Industry

Apple Release iOS 11.2 Beta 4 Software

Apple released a software update for iOS last week, iOS 11.1.2 and now the company has released the fourth beta of iOS 11.2. The iOS 11.2 beta 4 …

iOS

Nodus Access Case 3 for the Apple iPhone X: Carry credit cards and enjoy movies wrapped in Italian leather | ZDNet

Elegant retail packaging and presentation of the Nodus Access Case 3<p>A year ago I checked out the Nodus Access Case 2 for the Apple iPhone 7 Plus and …

IPhone X

How to use Face ID on the iPhone X

Face ID on the iPhone X is Apple's latest biometric authorization system and the successor to Touch ID. And much like Touch ID, Face ID lets you not …

Apple

Big iOS 11.2 Update Brings Apple Pay Cash, iPhone X Fix

Apple has taken iOS version 11.2 out of beta. And it comes with a variety of features lots of people have been waiting for.<p>Beyond that, Apple's iOS …

iOS

Taking Control of the Control Center

<b>Q.</b> <i>On the new iPhone system, where did the button for turning on AirDrop go when you swipe your finger up from the bottom of the screen?</i><p><b>A.</b> The iOS Control Center — that panel of icons you can quickly open by swiping up from the bottom of the phone or tablet screen — got a makeover with the release …

iOS

Apple is giving out Postmates Unlimited subscriptions

Apple Pay is now offering customers free Postmates Unlimited subscriptions. That is if you sign up for the service through Apple Pay, of course. The deal was first sent out in an Apple Pay email to customers, reports <i>MacRumors</i>.<p>The Postmates Unlimited subscription costs $9.99 and gets you free …

Amazon

The Future: Buying A Car With Blockchain

Have you ever wondered how your children will buy a car? Recently, I found myself needing to purchase a new car in a hurry. I was also looking to exit a position I held in a certain stock and a thought crossed my mind: What if I could trade the stock for a car? We have all the pieces to do this …

Bitcoin

These iPhone X tips and tricks will help you adapt to Apple’s big design overhaul

The iPhone X is still back ordered across the world, but you can still buy one from Apple retail stores and carriers if you’re lucky enough to find …

iOS

Apple Has Very Quietly Transformed Itself into a Services Juggernaut

Apple Watch may be sexier, sure, but services like AppleCare pay the bills.<p>You might think of Apple as a company that makes its money off of physical products such as Macs and iPhones. You might think that, and to some extent you'd be right. But, in many ways, you'd be wrong.<p>Apple recently unveiled …

App Store

GymKit launches today, automatically syncs workout data between Apple Watch and gym equipment

Benjamin Mayo, 9to5Mac:The idea is that the watch and the paired gym machine have better knowledge about different aspects of the workout. GymKit …

Workouts

Traveler-Friendly Bank N26 Will Soon Launch In The UK And USA

N26, the online-only, traveler-friendly bank based in Berlin, has been making some truly bold moves over the past few weeks. When I first wrote my in-depth N26 review back in March, the bank had 300,000 users; five months later, in August, it hit the half-million user mark. Today, N26 is very …

Banking

Why It Does Not Matter If Walmart Pay Is More Popular Than Apple Pay

Walmart said last week that it anticipates its mobile app may be close to surpassing third-party app Apple Pay for mobile payments usage in the US. Of course, no one knows with certainty which is bigger given that neither Walmart nor Apple release user nor payment volume numbers publicly. …

Banking

iOS 11.2 beta 3 is here, go download it now

It’s a Monday, which means it’s time for Apple to push out a new developer beta of iOS 11.2. Today’s download marks the third revision to this …

iOS

iOS 11.2 Beta 3, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Beta 3 Released for Testing

Apple has released beta software updates for their entire operating system suite, including iOS 11.2 beta 3, watchOS 4.2 beta 3, tvOS 11.2 beta 3, …

MacOS High Sierra

2018 digital commerce trends: Mobile payments, burst bubbles and social commerce

Jason Mander, Chief Research Officer at GlobalWebIndex, looks at race between Amazon, Alibaba and Apple.<p>As far as the headlines are concerned, the …

eCommerce

N26 adds Apple Pay support in France, Spain, Italy and Finland

Fintech startup N26 just launched Apple Pay support in European countries where Apple already launched Apple Pay. Starting today, you can now add your N26 card to the Wallet app if you live in Spain, Italy and Finland. The feature has been live in France for a few weeks already.<p>If you live in one …

Banking

Why Apple Could Be Working on Another iPhone X Laser Sensor

Apple’s iPhone X already has a front-facing 3D sensor to identify a person’s face, but it might have plans to add a similar one in the future.<p>The …

Augmented Reality

#167: The White Room of My Mind

This week on Upgrade: Jumping off from two Bloomberg reports about Apple hardware, Myke and Jason discuss the future of the iPad Pro and what in the …

iMessage

Eftpos joins Android Pay for ANZ and Cuscal cardholders

Nearly 2 million Eftpos-only cardholders from ANZ and Cuscal will be able to make payments using their Android devices.<p>Australian electronic payments …

Banking

The iPhone X is a beautiful mess

A week ago, I stood with hundreds of other people near a construction site on New York’s Fifth Avenue so that I could buy my piece of what Apple is calling the future.<p>The iPhone X hit stores some 10 years after the first iPhone was released in 2007. That original device helped spur a revolution in …

Phones

Hackers claim to beat iPhone X's Face ID in one week with £115 mask

Apple claims the facial recognition system on the new iPhone X is impervious to being fooled by photos, impersonators and masks, but a team of hackers claim to have beaten the technology after just a week.<p>Cyber security firm Bkav says a 3D-printed mask costing just $150 (£115) to make has fooled …

Face ID

Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 4.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.2 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the second watchOS 4.2 beta and two weeks after releasing the watchOS 4.1 update.<p>Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, …

Smartwatches

How to Set Up and Use Face ID on the iPhone X

Face ID is relatively quick and painless once you learn all its tricks.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

iOS

UAG Apple iPhone X case roundup: Drop tested protection the best smartphone

Urban Armor Gear makes some of my favorite cases and its new iPhone X collection is now available. With the glass back and very high price, it makes …

Gear & Gadgets

This week’s top stories: Apple Pay Cash launches in beta, new iPad Pros coming w/ Face ID, and more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Apple releases a fix for the infamous “A and [?]” character iOS bug, first week impressions of the iPhone X, a new iPad with Face ID, and more. Read on for this week’s top stories…<p>Over the last week, a bizarre bug emerged in iOS that caused the letter “i” to turn into “A …

Apple

Apple Pay Cash: A step in the right direction for mobile payments?

COMMENTARY<p>Apple Pay Cash: A step in the right direction for mobile payments?<p>Nov. 10, 2017<p><i>By Terry Crowley, CEO of RevChip and TranSend</i><p>Sometimes it's …

Banking

iPhone X: Our top likes, our top dislikes! Catch the discussion on The CultCast

This week, on The CultCast: This week: the iPhone X may be Apple’s best phone, but it’s not perfect. Catch our first week impressions to hear what we love (and what we don’t!) about Apple’s very spicy new iPhone. Plus: our top reasons to NOT buy an iPhone X; how to use Apple Pay cash to pay your …

iOS

Send money using Apple Pay Cash

Similar to Square Cash or Venmo, Apple Pay Cash is a peer-to-peer system that can put paying a friend back, or paying rent to your landlord, just a few taps away. Here's everything you need to know about the new payment platform.

Banking

Starbucks and Wal-mart are outdoing Apple and Google in mobile pay

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A lumbering, old-school consumer company tries to adapt to the digital age, but ultimately gets outsmarted by a …

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