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Square begins rolling out new Apple Pay readers nationwide

You local coffee shop might finally start accepting Apply Pay this week, thanks to the official launch of Square’s new card readers that support NFC payments, as well as new chip-and-pin debit cards. Square is rolling out the new readers to 100 local business around the country, after revealing the new device at Apple’s Worldwide […]

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Apple begins selling official Watch charging dock

Apple today launched an official $ 79 charging dock for the Apple Watch, which functions both as a flat charging puck and in Nightstand mode — giving you the option of either charging your smartwatch in a flat position with the band open, or else on its side. The Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock uses the […]

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It begins! Apple Store is down ahead of today’s keynote

The Apple Online Store has gone down ahead of today’s big keynote. When it comes back up, we expect to see new iPhones, iPads, a new Apple TV, and more added to the site — but it’s unlikely you’ll be able to buy any of them today. Apple’s event kicks off at 10 a.m. PST, […]

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Samsung begins testing its Apple Pay rival in South Korea

Apple finally turned on Apple Pay in the U.K. this week as part of its push to make 2015 ‘the year of Apple Pay’, but it may soon face competition from its biggest rival, Samsung. In preparation for a full…

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Apple begins rolling out Watch section of App Store

Ahead of the Apple Watch’s release tomorrow, Apple has started rolling out a special section of the App Store for the device. By viewing the App Store window of the dedicated Apple Watch app for iPhone, users will be able to…

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Watch this space: Pebble begins mystery countdown

Pebble has promised us big things for 2015, and our wait for those could be over sooner than anticipated. The company today erected a countdown on its website that ends on Tuesday, February 24, at 7 a.m. PT. After announcing…

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Apple begins testing iOS 9 ahead of a launch this fall

It will be many months before developers see Apple’s first iOS 9 beta, but the Cupertino company has already begun testing the update internally ahead of this fall’s release. The software has starting appearing in analytics data for a number of sites in…

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The great global iPhone 6 sit-in begins!

It’s a mere 24 hours and change before Apple retail stores open their reservation system and doors to allow the hordes of adoring Apple faithful to pony up a bunch of cash for the privilege of walking out with an…

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Apple begins hiring for first Middle Eastern retail store

Apple doesn’t have an official retail presence in the Middle East… yet. Recent job listings spotted by ifoAppleStore indicate that the company is looking to open at least one store in the United Arab Emirates by next year. “The job…

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Production begins on new iPad Air with anti-reflection coating, but is that it?

The successor to the iPad Air will feature a new anti-reflection coating designed to make reading easier, according to a report today from Bloomberg. Apple has reportedly begun the production process for the next-gen 9.7-inch iPad and smaller iPad mini. As…

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