Apple Pay Loyalty Rewards Program reportedly set to launch this holiday season

Apple Pay Loyalty Rewards Program reportedly set to launch this holiday season

Apple Pay may have just launched publicly on Monday, October 20, but that’s obviously not all the work that Apple has to do for the mobile payments system. According to a new report, the rumored loyalty rewards program may launch soon.

Pre-ordered iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 models now shipping, arrival dates beginning October 23

Pre-ordered iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 models now shipping, arrival dates beginning October 23

Pre-orders for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 began on October 17 through Apple, and now several reports from future owners are starting to trickle in that their new tablets are on the way.

Battery prototype can go from completely dead to 70 percent in just two minutes

Battery prototype can go from completely dead to 70 percent in just two minutes

Smartphone batteries are better, in some ways, than they used to be, but there’s still a lot of room for improvement. Even just making them bigger isn’t quite enough. A new prototype could be just what people have been waiting for.

Vine updated to version 3.0, adds support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, iOS 8 Extensions and more

Vine updated to version 3.0, adds support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, iOS 8 Extensions and more

More and more apps are being updated to support not only iOS 8 and all of its inherent abilities and features, but also the larger-screened iPhones. Vine can now officially be added to that growing list.

iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 for T-Mobile pre-orders begin October 22 starting at $0 down

iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 for T-Mobile pre-orders begin October 22 starting at $0 down

On Thursday, October 16, Apple officially announced the iPad Air 2, and the iPad mini 3. They opened up direct pre-orders for the new tablets a day later, while AT&T and some other retailers joined the fray at the same time. T-Mobile may be late to the party, but they’ve officially unveiled their own pre-order plans.

Apple’s patent hints at the iPhone becoming a smart remote for your car

Apple’s patent hints at the iPhone becoming a smart remote for your car

The latest patent secured by Apple suggests that it is looking to convert the iPhone into a car remote when it is paired with a CarPlay like head unit.

Apple Pay works abroad with a U.S credit card

Apple Pay works abroad with a U.S credit card

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay bringing NFC-based payment to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners in the United States that already works in a bunch of retail stores.

While Apple clearly mentions that Apple Pay works only in the United States, it looks like it is easy to get the feature to work in other regions of the world as well as reported by many users on the Whirpool forums.

How to switch to 2G, 3G or LTE for Cellular data on your iPhone

How to switch to 2G, 3G or LTE for Cellular data on your iPhone

Apple released iOS 8.1 on Monday, October 20 with a number of bug fixes, improvements and new features.  iOS 8.1 also addressed one of the major annoyances for users in some countries where there is still poor 3G or 4G LTE coverage by giving users an option to switch to 2G, 3G or LTE.

Apple looking to ramp up iPhone 6 Plus production due to strong demand in China

Apple looking to ramp up iPhone 6 Plus production due to strong demand in China

Thanks to the strong demand of the iPhone 6 Plus in China, Apple is looking to dedicate more of its production resources to building its biggest iPhone yet. 

Hook Up Your Phone with the Ultimate Smartphone Photography Kit [Deals Hub]

Hook Up Your Phone with the Ultimate Smartphone Photography Kit [Deals Hub]

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