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Topic: iPhone

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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Apple adds Office Depot, others to growing list of retailers who've pledged support for ApplePay

10/16/2014, 04:10 pm

With Apple's announcement that its NFC-based Apple Pay service will launch in the U.S. on Monday, Oct. 20, AppleInsider has rounded up a list of establishments at which consumers will be able to test out the new mobile payment platform.

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Apple says iPhone 6 owners can start using ApplePay with release of iOS 8.1 on Monday, Oct. 20

10/16/2014, 01:10 pm

The NFC-based e-wallet functionality hidden inside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be unlocked starting next Monday, Oct. 20, when the service is set to launch in the U.S.

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Apple's iPhone 6 & 6 Plus off to best start in iPhone history

10/16/2014, 01:10 pm

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are off to a record start, having sold more units in the first month than any other iPhones in Apple's history.

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iPhone 6 Plus accounts for one-quarter of new iPhone sales, expected to boost Apple's margins

10/16/2014, 09:10 am

A pair of new surveys released this week both affirm that the new 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has achieved about 25 percent of Apple's total iPhone sales, a trend that market watchers think will be a boon for the company's bottom line.

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Skype, YouTube and Facebook iOS apps updated with iPhone 6 & 6 Plus support

10/15/2014, 06:10 pm

Third-party developers continue to work on apps tailored specifically for the new screen sizes offered by Apple's latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the latest being Skype, YouTube and Facebook, all of which rolled out updates Retina HD display support on Wednesday.

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Adreno-powered Nexus 6, Galaxy Note 4 deliver poor graphics performance vs. iPhone 6 Plus

10/15/2014, 04:10 pm

Despite using one of the fastest Qualcomm mobile Application Processors now available, Google's new Nexus 6 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 fall flat in running GPU intensive apps and games--particularly in comparison to Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

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iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand exceeding supply, iPhone 5s selling well as Apple dominates smartphone sales

10/13/2014, 11:10 am

New data shows the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s were the top three selling smartphones at all four major U.S. carriers over the last month, giving Apple complete dominance of its home market.

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Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus heading to 36 more countries in October

10/13/2014, 09:10 am

Apple is set to expand the availability of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus later this month, as the company announced on Monday that the handsets would begin rolling out in three dozen new countries -- including rising key markets India and China -- on Oct. 17.

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Walgreens memo suggests Apple Pay mobile payments with iPhone 6 could launch Saturday, Oct. 18

10/11/2014, 05:10 pm

The largest pharmacy chain in the U.S., Walgreens, has allegedly sent out an internal corporate memo asking employees to prepare for the launch of the iPhone 6-based Apple Pay service next Saturday, Oct. 18.

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