Apple Pay

Apple Pay is now the most popular mobile payment method in the US

In the United States, the payment infrastructure is quite different from how it is here in the UK and Europe, since the introduction of Apple Pay back in 2014, a lot of terminals have had to be overhauled, upgraded or replaced in order to accommodate the new NFC type payments. Here in the UK, a lot of shops and restaurants terminals have been able to accept NFC based payments for […]

Apple Pay launches today in Austria

Apple is still on a roll, with rolling out support for Apple Pay in new countries. With 250 million estimated users as of last year, the demand is there for new banks, card companies and countries. Now today, Apple has rolled out support for Apple Pay in Austria with initial support from Erste Bank und Sparkasse – which is the largest bank in the country as well as N26, which […]

iPhone XS in Japan supports Suica transit cards when out of battery

As more and more people have now received their deliveries of the new iPhone XS, it seems like every day we are learning more and more new things about this new model, which at first did seem like a more minor update this year. In a report from Japan based blog, Ata Distance which covers Apple Pay, Apple Maps and Suica it has revealed that the iPhone XS model in Japan supports the […]

Apple Pay has had increased growth, now with an estimated 250 million users

According to a recent report this week from Loup Ventures, Apple Pay transactions are up and are continuously rising. Now, an estimated 31 percent of all iPhone users have used Apple Pay complete a transaction within the last year, when compared to the same time last year it was only 25 percent. In Apple’s recent earnings call, no details were mentioned on how many users or anything related to the […]

Monzo, now (finally) supports Apple Pay for its debit card

Today, Monzo have finally added support for Apple Pay, so you can now add your card onto your iPhone, Apple Watch or iPad to pay for items in stores or online. For Monzo, the decision to support Apple’s payment system can’t come at a better time as the tech support team have been inundated with the requests, as apparently they been asked about such feature around 13,000 times already. Also, […]

Apple Pay launches today in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and UAE

Today, Apple has expanded where Apple Pay is available and it has added support for Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the United Arab Emirates. The addition of these countries were promised during the third quarter earnings. What Credit Cards are supported? In Denmark, the following banks and credit unions are supporting Apple Pay: Jyske Bank (Visa debit cards only) Nordea In Finland – credit cards and debit cards from the following […]

What did Apple announce today?

Earlier today, Apple rounded out one of the most anticipated and rumoured events of the company’s history.  Since November last year, rumours were already flying around for what Apple may do for the 2017 iPhone, which makes it the 10th year of the iconic phone. Today, Apple revealed all. A new 4K Apple TV was announced, along with a third generation Apple Watch with built in cellular support. We saw […]

Whats’s new wth Apple’s iOS 11?

Today, at this years WWDC – Apple unveiled the latest iteration of iOS, iOS 11. While there are no headline grabbing big new features, the new software release does add some new improvements and aims to further improve the experience of using your iPhone or iPad. The software experience on iPad is greatly improved, with a new system wide dock, new drag and drop features and File app for managing files […]

Apple Pay is now available in Italy from today

Apple Pay is expanding the world, rather quite quickly. As of writing the mobile payments service is available in the UK, USA, Japan, Canada, Russia, China and New Zealand – this list being a very small representation, lots more countries now support Apple Pay, a significant achievement considering it was only launched at the end of 2014, with the iPhone 6. Now, Apple has added support for Italy with early […]

Apple Pay launches in France today

Since it’s debut in the UK last July, Apple Pay has really been a big hit here in the UK, US, Australia, Canada and more, major stores such as M&S, Costa, Coop and McDonald’s are already accepting payments from Apple Pay. Now Apple is expanding the service into France today along with partnerships with MasterCard and Visa, users can add these cards to the Wallet app to use in stores […]