Tag Archive: Customers


Barclays customers can finally use Apple Pay

Apple Pay has finally gone live for customers of Barclays, a.k.a. the last of the U.K. holdout banks which didn’t support Apple’s mobile payments service when it arrived in the United Kingdom last July. That now brings the total number of major U.K. banks and credit card issuers to offer Apple Pay to 16, including Barclays, […]

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Verizon customers to get Wi-Fi calling on iPhone and Android starting next week

If you’re a Verizon customer who wants to be able to make Wi-Fi calls on your Android or iPhone like your brethren over at Ma Bell, you’ll soon be able to. But if you’re on an iPhone, you’ll have to wait until 2016. Verizon announced it will launch Wi-Fi Calling on the Samsung Galaxy S6 […]

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T-Mobile gifts customers three-months of unlimited LTE

T-Mobile is dropping unexpected gifts on users for the next 30-days, and it’s kicking things off by giving existing customers three-months of free LTE for no extra charge. The wireless network announced its ‘Un-carrier Unwrapped’ promotion today that will see the company giving away one special gift each week. These won’t just be any regular […]

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Apple lets German customers add iTunes purchases to phone bills

You may soon be able to make purchases in the iTunes store without a credit or debit card. Apple has been working with a phone carrier in Germany on an agreement that would let people pay for items as part of their phone bills. Users’ phone numbers, rather than credit cards or bank account numbers, […]

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Lloyds Bank and Halifax customers can now use Apple Pay in the U.K.

Two more major U.K. banks have hopped on the Apple Pay bandwagon. Lloyds and Halifax are now supported by the service, bringing the total number of Apple Pay banking partners in the U.K. to an impressive 11. Others include Natwest, Santander, Nationwide, RBS, Ulster Bank, MBNA, American Express, HSBC, and First Direct. The only major […]

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Vintage Apple radio spots give customers the hard sell

No-one does ads with more consistent high quality than Apple. That’s why it’s kind of fun to go back to a time when getting the word out about new products was less about pushing out a sleek new video on YouTube and more about radio spots designed to give potential customers the hard sell. Stephen […]

Customers will pay a premium for products they view as ‘innovative’

Apple is a rarity in history: being not only the world’s most valuable company, but also one of its most innovative. A new study from research firm Lab42 takes a look at the link between these two topics, and draws… Read more ›

AT&T customers can kiss iPhone subsidies goodbye

Looking to buy a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus on AT&T but don’t want to sign up for the carriers’ ripoff Next plan? Too damn bad. Just days after AT&T CEO Ralph de la Vega promised subsidized phones are… Read more ›

Customers complain their new MacBooks come pre-dented

Some customers who have ordered Apple’s gorgeous new 12-inch Retina MacBook are in for an unpleasant surprise. After prizing the pristine white lid off the device’s box, they’re discovering that their new notebook is already damaged. The complaint was noted… Read more ›

Apple angers Chinese customers with low-ball iPhone trade-ins

Apple’s China trade-in program only went live today, but already it’s on the receiving end of criticism, as would-be sellers are disappointed to find that Apple is offering far less credit than is offered by private third-party buyers. Welcome to… Read more ›