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How to Pre-order iPhone X
Apple will start accepting pre-orders for iPhone X in less than a day. If you are planning to get one, consider pre-ordering it for not to wait for the delivery a few weeks or even months. There are several ways of doing this.
Apple Employees are Testing Apple Pay Cash
Apple has extended the testing of Apple Pay Cash to its employees. This will help Apple get more data about possible bugs or errors and fix them before the official release.
Apple Releases New iPhone Commercial [Video]
Apple has recently released a new iPhone commercial devoted to Apple Pay. The latest video is a part of the campaign called "If it's not an iPhone, it's not an iPhone". It is available either on Apple’s official YouTube channel, or below.
Samsung Plans to Launch Apple Pay Competitor in 2015?
According to the latest reports from reliable sources, Samsung is currently in talks with LoopPay, a company, which has recently developed a new payments method to launch Apple Pay competitor in 2015. This method uses a technology different from NFC utilized in Google Wallet or Apple Pay and that is an advantage, I guess, as not all the smartphones on the market can boast of the support of NFC.
Walmart Refuses to Support Apple Pay, Working on Its Own Payments Service
Walmart, one of the largest U.S. retailers, has refused to support Apple Pay. According to what the reliable sources from Re/code claim, the reason for the refusal is high credit card transaction fee. This reason for refusal is closely connected with another one. You see, Walmart belongs to a consortium of the most influential retailers called Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX); its members plan to create their own mobile payments system called CurrentC. This system is expected to boast of lower transaction fees; its launch may take place as soon as early 2015.
Apple releases iOS 8.1. What's new?
Just as Apple announced at its iPad & Mac event last Thursday, iOS 8.1 is now publicly available with new features including Apple Pay, iCloud Photo Library, and additional Continuity features. Apple Pay is available for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users for making payments for purchases with the new iPhone rather than a physical credit card in supported retail stores and apps; iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 users will be able to use Apple Pay within supported apps as well. In addition to iOS 8.1, Apple also released version 7.0.1 for third-generation Apple TV boxes.
Apple Releases Safari 7.0.3 and Safari 6.1.3 Seed 2 to Developers
Apple on Tuesday released Safari 7.0.3 and Safari 6.1.3 Seed 2 to developers for testing. The release comes just a week after the company from Cupertino seeded first Safari 7.0.3 and Safari 6.1.3 betas. Are there any new features or enhancements? No, I don’t think so.
Apple Releases Safari 7.0.3 and Safari 6.1.3 to Developers for Testing
Looks like the guys from Cupertino work hard to release new versions of their software as soon as possible. Following the yesterday’s release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6, Apple today seeded Safari 7.0.3 for OS X Mavericks and Safari 6.1.3 for OS X Mountain Lion and OS X Lion to developers for testing purposes.
Apple to Start Working on Its Own Payment Service?
According to recent rumors, the company from Cupertino is currently planning to develop its own mobile payment service. Taking into account the fact that most of the iTunes Store accounts already have credit cards attached to them, a new payment method can become a convenient way to conduct financial transactions between customers and Apple.
iOS 7 Malicious Charger Exploit Patched
Earlier this year - in June - a new iOS flaw was discovered that theoretically made it possible to hack your device with the help of a malicious USB charger. A group of developers, who were the first to find this breach, has successfully installed malware on a non-jailbroken iPad and iPhone to prove their theory.
Strap-E iPhone Case - a Promising Kickstarter Project
I don’t use wallets. They take up too much space in my pocket. That is why I’ve been looking for a convenient and at the same time small wallet iPhone case for everyday use. And you know, looks like I’ve found it. It’s called Strap-E and here’s its mini-review.
PayPal Here for iPad Got the Update
The PayPal Here app for iPad has just got the update. From now on, one can sort products and split them into categories, create lists of particular items and do a lot of other things.
Here’s the application description from the AppStore:
Accept credit cards anywhere you do business with the PayPal Here app and free credit card reader. Turn your iPad into an easy-to-use point of sale solution for payment processing.
How to use iTunes Radio outside of the US
As you might know Apple launched iTunes Radio only for the US. This service will be available in other countries, but some time later.
However there is a way to enable it outside the US now. All you need is to create US iTunes account and iTunes Radio will show up in iTunes upon re-launch. We’re not sure if this easy ‘hack’ will make it to Gold Master but Radio might be in your country by then anyway.
Here are step-by-step tutorials:
- How To create an iTunes App Store account without a credit card
- How to сreate an App Store account without a credit card on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad
Apple offers iTunes credits and refunds to parents
Apple has settled a lawsuit, filed in 2011 after children have spent hundreds of dollars on the purchase of so-called minimum-free games.
Publishing Company Blue Toad Admits “FBI” UDIDs Were Stolen From Its Servers
Last week a hacker group released around 1 million UDIDs from iOS devices. The group said that they stole the list from the FBI, but a day later the law enforcement organization rejected this claim.
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