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Topic: iPhone

Developers of PCalc, Nomi run afoul of Apple's evolving iOS 8 App Store policies

10/29/2014, 06:10 pm

Apple's platform policies for iOS, OS X and their respective App Stores have occasionally irked developers or even wildly disrupted their businesses. The latest collision involves a retroactive ban on widget calculators and tightened WiFi privacy rules for iOS, as Apple issues new rules for apps using Apple Pay and TestFlight.

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Constrained supply keeps iPhone 6 Plus resale prices at 124% of retail price

10/29/2014, 09:10 am

Used and resold iPhone 6 Plus units are still selling at above-cost on sites like eBay, as Apple continues to struggle to keep up with overwhelming demand for its new jumbo-sized 5.5-inch iPhone.

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FTC files suit against AT&T for 'deceptive & unfair data throttling'

10/28/2014, 02:10 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday announced that it has filed suit against AT&T, alleging that the wireless carrier's practice of promising unlimited mobile data and then throttling download speeds amounted to unfair and deceptive practices.

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Apple's iPhone 6 Plus selling unexpectedly well as supply equalizes, says T-Mobile CEO

10/28/2014, 01:10 am

Outspoken T-Mobile CEO John Legere on Monday said Apple's iPhone 6 Plus "phablet" is generating unprecedented demand for America's fourth-largest wireless carrier, and at one point accounted for about 55 percent of the company's smartphone sales.

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iPhone 6 & 6 Plus preorders outpace Galaxy Note 4 in Samsung's home country of South Korea

10/27/2014, 02:10 pm

Preorders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in South Korea are estimated to have already topped 100,000 units, besting Apple's chief rival Samsung and its Galaxy Note 4 in its native country.

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Apple seeks partners to enable NFC-based transit payments & building access for iPhone 6 & Watch

10/27/2014, 10:10 am

Though the near-field communications chip in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is currently exclusively for Apple Pay, the wireless functionality may be expanded to new uses such as replacing a public transit card or a secure building access keycard.

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CVS joins Rite Aid in blocking Apple Pay in "CurrentC" plan to collect more customer data

10/25/2014, 05:10 pm

Two major U.S. drugstores have turned off their NFC payment terminals to stop Apple Pay transactions in an effort to make their own "CurrentC" app-based payment system--which is designed to collect and track information on their customers--the only option, even though it's not actually finished yet.

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Sprint expands 'iPhone for Life' plans with new 12-month lease option

10/24/2014, 06:10 pm

Adding to its iPhone-specific incentives program, Sprint on Friday announced a new 12-month lease option for its "iPhone for Life" plan, which lets subscribers "rent" a new iPhone for a preset period instead of buying it.

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Nearly half of Gazelle's early iPhone upgrades ordered Apple's larger, more expensive iPhone 6 Plus

10/24/2014, 04:10 pm

In yet another piece of favorable news surrounding Apple's recent entry into the phablet space, the nation's leading electronics buyback service said Friday that almost half of its early 2014 iPhone trade-in customers who pre-ordered a new iPhone 6 chose to purchase one of the larger, more premium-priced Plus models.

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Amazon Rewards Visa Card adds support for Apple Pay

10/24/2014, 09:10 am

Owners of the popular Amazon Rewards Visa Card, which awards 3 percent back on all Amazon.com purchases, can now add their card to Passbook for the newly launched Apple Pay service.

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iPhone 6 Plus users report persistent unexplained crashing issues, possibly tied to large app libraries

10/23/2014, 07:10 pm

A number of iPhone 6 Plus users have reported an issue in which the phone inexplicably crashes or enters a reboot loop, prompting many to take it in to Apple for service, where it is usually swapped out for a new unit. Some owners are on their fourth replacement 6 Plus.

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How to change your default Apple Pay credit card, or remove cards remotely via iCloud

10/23/2014, 08:10 am

Apple Pay is simple to set up and start using, but those who dig a little deeper can customize and take control of the mobile payments system, such as choosing the default card that appears when a transaction is initiated, or remotely removing cards from a missing iPhone via iCloud.

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Bank of America glitch charges some Apple Pay customers twice, error will be fixed & users reimbursed

10/22/2014, 03:10 pm

A small number of Bank of America customers were hit with a double-charge when using Apple Pay this week, but the problem resulting from a glitch between the bank and a payment network is expected to be quickly resolved.

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AppleInsider 2.0 for iPhone and iPad now available as free downloads from Apple's App Store

10/22/2014, 11:10 am

AppleInsider today is pleased to announce the release of a major update to its universal iOS application on the App Store, delivering a fresh new look, unified subscription features across the iPhone and iPad, favorites, advance font preferences, offline reading, Instapaper support and more.

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MasterCard pushes Apple Pay with new 'Priceless Surprises' TV ads

10/22/2014, 10:10 am

The first television commercials spotlighting Apple Pay did not come from Apple itself, but from launch partner MasterCard, which is running baseball-themed ads hyping the launch of the new iPhone 6-based tap-to-pay system.

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Rumor: Apple Pay loyalty program could launch in time for Christmas

10/21/2014, 05:10 pm

With the Apple Pay launch complete in the U.S., Apple may now turn its sights toward launching a new store loyalty rewards program in time for the lucrative holiday shopping season.

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Apple Pay already works internationally, but only with US credit cards

10/21/2014, 03:10 pm

Though Apple Pay is only advertised to work in the U.S. at the moment, users have found that the tap-to-pay functionality found in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is in fact operational with compatible terminals internationally, as long as the device is set up properly with American credit cards.

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Video: Using Apple Pay in-store on an iPhone 6 is quick, convenient, and dead simple

10/21/2014, 08:10 am

With this week's launch of iOS 8.1 and Apple Pay, shoppers can now use Apple's tap-to-pay functionality in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in a variety of in-store locations. AppleInsider offers a closer look at just how quick and easy it is to use the new digital payment system.

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iPhone 6 demand continues to outstrip supply, may not see balance before 2015

10/20/2014, 06:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Monday that supply and demand for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are "not on the same planet" and may not reach a balance until next year.

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Apple's iPhone 6 & 6 Plus met with orderly launch day lines in China

10/17/2014, 05:10 am

Nearly one month after Apple first debuted the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in nine countries, the next-generation handsets finally went on sale to an eager Chinese customer base on Friday.

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