Western Union adds support for Apple Pay for money transfers and bill payments

Western Union adds support for Apple Pay for money transfers and bill payments

Western Union today announced that it will start accepting Apple Pay across all its stores in the United States. This will allow iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users to send money to their friends and family via their phone at any Western Union store. 

Report claims weak ID checks by partner Apple Pay banks leads to an increase in fraud rates

Report claims weak ID checks by partner Apple Pay banks leads to an increase in fraud rates

Apple Pay is the safest mobile payment service out there, but it looks like Apple’s partner banks are not taking the correct precaution to avoid basic credit card thefts and frauds.

Get Extended Battery Life and Protect Your iPhone 6 with the iPhone 6 Battery Case [Deals Hub]

Get Extended Battery Life and Protect Your iPhone 6 with the iPhone 6 Battery Case [Deals Hub]

When you’re out and about and on your phone all day, it can be easy to drain the battery down without even realizing it. It happens somewhere between the long phone calls, iMessage sessions, and web browsing. Imagine if you had a whole extra ten hours of battery added your your iPhone’s life. That’s what you’ll get with the MOTA iPhone 6 Battery Case. It’s on sale now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

You can now send group DMs and upload 30 second videos on Twitter

You can now send group DMs and upload 30 second videos on Twitter

Twitter has started rolling two of the most often requested features from its users: group DMs and the ability to upload videos to its mobile apps.

Xiaomi reportedly working on an iOS app that makes it easy to switch from an iPhone

Xiaomi reportedly working on an iOS app that makes it easy to switch from an iPhone

Commonly dubbed as “Apple of China,” Xiaomi is working on an app that will make it easier for iPhone users to easily make the switch to its handsets. 

Call Enhancer ensures that you don’t call a contact accidentally [Jailbreak Tweak]

Call Enhancer ensures that you don’t call a contact accidentally [Jailbreak Tweak]

Did you ever put your iPhone in your pocket or held it in your hand while it was unlocked and found out that it called your contacts accidentally? This has happened to me several times and if it’s the same case for you as well, you should consider checking out a new jailbreak tweak known as Call Enhancer.

Apple is closer than ever in overtaking Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone supplier

Apple is closer than ever in overtaking Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone supplier

Many analysts believe that Apple might be closer than ever in overtaking Samsung as the biggest smartphone vendor in the world.

Video: iPhone 6 beats 6 Plus and all its predecessors in speaker volume test

Video: iPhone 6 beats 6 Plus and all its predecessors in speaker volume test

If you’re a long-time iPhone user, you’ll know Apple makes improvements to its smartphone loudspeakers almost every year. It’s not too surprising, then, that the iPhone 6 has the loudest speaker so far — but how much louder is it then its predecessors? Find out in the video below.

Download the best deals on apps and games for a limited time (Jan 26)

Download the best deals on apps and games for a limited time (Jan 26)

We have some great apps for you today that are now free or on sale for a short time in the App Store. The list today includes Fruit Ninja, Bonza Word Puzzle, Private Calculator and more.

Apple’s clip-on iPhone controller and keyboard detailed in new patent

Apple’s clip-on iPhone controller and keyboard detailed in new patent

While you’ll find a ton of third-party game controllers and keyboards for the iPhone these days, a new Apple patent granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office suggests the company may have been close to launching a number of solutions of its own.