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Topic: Passbook

Apple simplifies business purchase process with new Wallet pass

03/19/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple has rolled out a new feature for those shopping on behalf of a business, speeding up the checkout process with a new pass integrated into the Wallet app on the iPhone.


Apple Pay is online, too: Apple Store, others apps accept Touch ID for authorizing purchases

10/20/2014, 03:10 pm

The official Apple Store application was updated on Monday with support for one-touch checkout using Apple Pay and Touch ID, marking the start of the online purchasing capabilities of Apple's new digital wallet service.


First look: Using Passbook at an Apple Store to buy iTunes & App Store credit

07/17/2014, 03:07 pm

Apple on Thursday began offering customers in the U.S. and elsewhere the ability to replenish their iTunes Store credit through its Passbook digital wallet application for iPhone when visiting an Apple Store. AppleInsider offers a first look at how it works.


Apple rolls out iTunes Pass to US and Australian customers [u]

07/17/2014, 12:07 am

After rolling out the service in a pilot test last week, Apple late Wednesday made iTunes Pass available at Apple Stores across the U.S. and Australia, allowing customers to recharge their iTunes account balance in-store via a Passbook card.


Apple rolls out 'iTunes Pass' for Passbook in Japan, lets customers reload funds at any Apple Store

07/15/2014, 04:07 am

Apple on Tuesday unveiled iTunes Pass, a new Passbook-based service that allows customers to refill their iTunes account by purchasing credit in brick-and-mortar Apple Stores.


Microsoft taps into Apple's Passbook, adds support in Windows Phone 8.1 [u]

04/14/2014, 03:04 pm

With Apple's Passbook quickly becoming the de facto way for developers to create digital tickets, store cards and passes, Microsoft capitalized on ways to strip the data from .pkpass files and recompile them on handsets running Windows Phone 8.1.


Simple, Jumio showcase new mobile payment systems for Apple's iPhone

10/10/2013, 11:10 am

The iPhone gained two innovative mobile payment systems Thursday as virtual banking service Simple teased their new Bluetooth-enabled cash transfer system 'MoneyDrop' while credential management startup Jumio showed off Passbook-based PORT.


Briefly: British Airways, Subway UK apps add support for Apple's Passbook

06/06/2013, 04:06 am

Apple's Passbook gained compatibility with two major apps on Tuesday as British Airways updated its boarding pass and travel title to support the coupon and pass management service, while Subway added integration for customers in the UK.


Mobile payments growing, no thanks to NFC or Google Wallet

06/04/2013, 10:06 am

Mobile payment transactions are on pace to hit $235.4 billion in 2013, though mostly through money transfers, as NFC payments and services like Google Wallet have failed to gain much traction.


Alaska Airlines adds Apple Passbook support for boarding passes

05/30/2013, 04:05 pm

Alaska Airlines on Thursday updated its official iPhone application to allow customers to access digital boarding passes through Apple's Passbook service.


New service delivers passes for Apple's Passbook via text message

05/24/2013, 09:05 am

Users of Apple's Passbook feature for iOS have a new option for getting tickets, coupons, and more delivered to their devices, as Skycore has launched support for cross-carrier delivery of Passbook passes by MMS.


Apple's iPhone e-wallet concept suggests payment options based on context

05/16/2013, 10:05 am

An iPhone-driven e-wallet service from Apple could simplify checking out at the store by presenting users with options based on data such as their location, current balance, or applicable rewards cards.


Apple's Passbook used to drive coupon campaign at UK restaurant chain

04/19/2013, 04:04 pm

UK restaurant chain Harvester has taken advantage of the Passbook feature in iOS 6 to drive a wave of customer interest and new sales.


iTunes accounts with credit cards a 'tremendous asset' for potential Apple e-wallet

04/05/2013, 07:04 am

With Apple rumored to launch a mobile e-wallet in the coming years, potentially as soon as this year, one analysis has noted that the iPhone maker could have a leg up on previous efforts, like Google Wallet, because of the fact that Apple already has hundreds of millions of users' credit card numbers tied to their iTunes accounts.


New rumor points to fingerprint sensor, NFC e-wallet in Apple's next iPhone

03/11/2013, 01:03 pm

A new report out of China claims that Apple has contracted with Taiwan's Chipbond Science and Technology to build fingerprint sensors into its next-generation iPhone.


Samsung's new Wallet app has numerous similarities to Apple's Passbook

02/27/2013, 08:02 am

Samsung on Wednesday introduced a new smartphone application called "Wallet," which bears a striking resemblance to Apple's own Passbook feature.


Apple's Passbook to be accepted at 13 MLB stadiums in 2013 season

02/26/2013, 10:02 pm

Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday that it will adding nine new locations to the roster of ballparks that accept digital tickets stored and presented through Apple's Passbook iOS app.


Apple's iPhone e-wallet concept includes controllable subsidiary accounts for children

01/17/2013, 08:01 am

Apple's idea for an "e-wallet" iPhone application would allow subsidiary accounts for children, complete with customizable spending limits and restrictions.


American Airlines, Sephora excited by initial uptake of Apple's Passbook

12/20/2012, 01:12 pm

The launch of Apple's Passbook with iOS 6 has the exceeded expectations of companies like American Airlines and Sephora, who say they have seen quicker-than-expected growth for the new platform.


Square's new gift card initiative includes support for Apple's Passbook

12/09/2012, 05:12 pm

Mobile payment pioneer Square on Sunday introduced a new gift giving service, allowing users of the company's free Square Wallet app to send and receive digital gift cards which can be stored in Apple's Passbook iOS app.