How to Remove a Credit Card from Apple Pay

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Apple Pay launched last week to much fanfare, but if it isn’t quite your cup of tea, here’s how to remove a credit card from Apple Pay on your iPhone 6. Apple Pay allows you to store your credit card information on your iPhone and use it to buy stuff at any store that supports […]

iPhone 6 NFC Could Gain More Features in the Future

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The iPhone 6’s new NFC chip is locked for use with Apple Pay only, but a new report suggests that the company will slowly be spreading the uses for the new phone’s NFC capabilities in the future. According to The Information, Apple is currently in talks with various companies about expanding NFC functionality, but potential […]

Apple Pay Shutout Brings iOS & Android Users Together

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While Apple Pay has seen a rather buggy start, its popularity is still well-noticed, but not all retail stores want in on the fun, and CVS and Rite Aid have actually shut down NFC payments all together in order to shut out Apple Pay and make room for its own digital payment platform. According to […]

3 Ways Google Wallet Beats Apple Pay & The iPhone 6

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This week Apple Pay arrived along with the update to iOS 8.1 and is set to finally deliver mobile payments to the general public. And while it has its share of problems, more banks are joining the initiative, but what’s even more important is how this will draw publicity to a service and technology that’s […]

iPad Air 2 NFC Support Could Arrive Soon

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When Apple unveiled and launched iPad Air 2, they mentioned nothing about an NFC chip on the inside of the new tablet, even though it works with Apple Pay. However, it turns out that there actually is an NFC chip on the inside of the iPad Air 2, and it might not be long until […]

iPhone 6 NFC Will Be Limited to Apple Pay Only

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced last week to much fanfare, as the new Apple smartphone comes with a new design and new features. One of those new features is NFC, but unfortunately, its use is limited to Apple Pay only. Now that the iPhone comes with NFC, you would think this […]

iPhone 6 Rumors Spin Out of Control

The iPhone 6 launch date could bring more than just new iPhones.

In one week Apple’s iPhone 6 launch event that is so big Apple needs to build a new structure to handle everything that they may announce on September 9th. iPhone 6 rumors and leaks date back to 2012 with talk of an iPhone 6 prototype and reports that Apple will finally move to a higher […]

iPhone 6 NFC Support Hinted in New Rumors

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NFC Support for the iPhone has been rumored for a while, and reports even suggested the the iPhone 5s would have it, but according to leaked photos of what is apparently the iPhone 6’s logic board, Apple’s next flagship iPhone might come with NFC. The leaked shots come from Nowhereelse.fr, which has been responsible for […]

Apple’s iPhone 6 May Finally Replace Your Wallet

The iPhone 6 may include mobile payments with NFC.

The iPhone 6 may finally replace your wallet as a way to buy gas, groceries and a nice meal if a collection of rumors are true. For the past several years reports claimed Apple was on the edge of launching a mobile payments platform that could include NFC, but it never came to life. Now, […]

Visa and Mastercard Team Up to Deliver Mobile Payments on Android 4.4

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Two announcements today from Visa and Mastercard hint at major changes for the mobile payment revolution. One which has been slow to catch on and gain steam, even with all the tools readily in place. The lack of options when it comes to paying on the go with our mobile devices has been quite frustrating, […]

Android and iPhone to Replace Hotel Keys in NYC

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When it comes to checking into a hotel and remembering to carry around your room key, we can all agree the system could be better, especially in this digital age we live in. I’ve been dreaming of being able to use my smartphone to open my hotel room for years, and it’s about to finally […]

Mobile Tech Specs We Don’t Need to Worry About Anymore

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For most of our mobile lives with gadgets we’ve been concerned about speeds, feeds, and mobile tech specs for the devices we lust after. And, I bet there’s been a spec or two that may have kept you from parting with your hard earned money if those specs didn’t meet your expectations. (Can anyone say […]

ISIS NFC Payment System Launches Nationwide

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AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon users can finally begin making everyday purchases with their smartphone thanks to the nationwide rollout of the Isis NFC payment system. AT&T formally announced the nationwide availability of Isis this morning, noting that users could now begin paying for their purchases without actually having to remove their credit card or debit […]

What are iBeacons? And Why Should iPhone Users Care?

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When Apple launched iOS and the new iPhone 5s, they included a little talked about feature called iBeacons. They didn’t keep it a secret, but we didn’t hear as much about iBeacons as we did about the new fingerprint sensor, the gold version of the iPhone or the revved up processor. But if iBeacons takes […]

MLB Will Use iOS 7 iBeacons for Customized Fan Experience

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The MLB At Bat app for iOS 7 plans to integrate the new iOS 7 iBeacon feature into the app so baseball fans can enjoy a special customized fan experience when they attend a game. When fans attend a game, they will get special features thanks to the new wireless technology. With iBeacons, iOS 7 […]

Capitol One Cancels Involvement with ISIS NFC Payment System

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With just weeks to go until its nation-wide roll-out, Capital One is pulling its support for the ISIS NFC payment system it backed with other financial institutions. The credit card and financial services company announced that it would be ending its testing of the payment system this past week to NFC World, saying, “our pilot test […]

iPhone 5S to Have Fingerprint Scanner and NFC on the Home Button

Apple's fingerprint reader could be a powerful security feature.

A patent application filed by Apple in Europe may have given us the clearest functionality of the iPhone 5S‘s home button. The forthcoming flagship smartphone expected to be unveiled Tuesday at a confirmed private event at Apple’s Cupertino, California campus will be an evolution of the iPhone 5, but with a home button that may […]

Galaxy Gear Companion Phone App Confirms NFC Pairing

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After a slew of leaks about the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch endeavor in recent days, a newly leaked pair of screenshots for the watch’s companion smartphone app shows that users can pair with the watch by using NFC, or near field communications, on their smartphone. This will suggest that Samsung will likely continue to offer […]

NFC on an iPhone May Be Good for Hand-Me-Down Apps

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Though Apple had largely avoided the near field communications, or NFC, technology used for easy Bluetooth pairing, sharing files, and for digital wallets that rivals have been doing, the company may still be considering NFC for other purposes on iPhone and iPad tablets. Apple may be tying in NFC technology to its digital iTunes and […]