Tag Archive: Payment


How to Remove Apple ID Payment Method on iPhone & iPad

If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, you probably use some sort of a payment method to make purchases on the App Store and iTunes Store. This could be a credit card, debit card, Apple Pay, PayPal or even Apple ID credit that you get from redeeming gift cards. Sure, your payment information is secure … Read More

iPhone 6s payment plans: the best way to finance your new iPhone

There’s never been a more confusing time to buy an iPhone. If you’re looking for the best deal on a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, you have tons of options. From Apple to AT&T, Verizon to T-Mobile, carriers and retailers have expanded their options for buying a new iPhone. That, plus an upheaval in […]

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Apple’s P2P payment patent has a focus on security

In a few years, “Sorry, I don’t have any cash on me” may no longer be a good enough excuse to give that chronically money-strapped friend when they come around asking to borrow a few bucks. That’s because a newly…Read more ›

eBay raids Apple for payment talent to work on possible Apple Pay rival

Post-Apple Pay, everyone is looking to Cupertino when it comes to innovation in the mobile payment sector. eBay is no different — with the online auction company starting up a new division, designed especially to develop payment-related technology. And wouldn’t…Read more ›

Samsung’s mobile payment system could be even bigger than Apple Pay

Samsung is preparing to launch its own Apple Pay competitor in 2015, according to sources familiar with the company’s plans — and it could be teaming up with LoopPay to make it even more successful. Just like Apple’s offering, Samsung’s will…Read more ›

Apple and Android fanboys unite to boycott NFC payment blocking

Just like one of The Avengers — where bickering superheroes team up to fight a far more oppressive evil — Apple and Android fans on reddit have united forces to boycott what they see as the unethical blocking of NFC…Read more ›

Apple withheld $139 million payment to sapphire supplier

New details have emerged about the surprise bankruptcy protection filing of GT Advanced Technologies, a.k.a. the company that was supplying Apple with its sapphire. As per the Wall Street Journal, Apple agreed to lend GT Advanced a total of $ 578…Read more ›

Apple adds American Express, Visa, MasterCard as mobile payment partners

After years of reports saying that NFC is coming to the iPhone for mobile payments, it looks like it will finally be a reality on September 9th. Part leaks have indicated that Apple’s next-gen iPhone hardware will indeed be equipped…Read more ›

iTunes Pass feature offers sneak peak at Apple’s mobile payment service

Apple has launched a new service called iTunes Pass in several countries, including Japan, Brazil, China, and and others. The service lets customers buy iTunes Store credit from brick-and-mortar Apple retail stores — only using Passbook, rather than the physical…Read more ›

Apple signs White House pledge to speed up payment to small businesses

While Apple is making money hand over fist today, it’s not that long ago (OK, 37 years) that it was a new business with the same cash-flow problems faced by all small companies. To help speed up its business transactions,…Read more ›