Passbook

Apple launches iTunes Pass in Japan; Allows users to refill iTunes Credit at Apple Stores with Passbook

Apple launches iTunes Pass in Japan; Allows users to refill iTunes Credit at Apple Stores with Passbook

Apple has just launched a new service called iTunes Pass in Japan.

The new service allows users to refill iTunes credit for iTunes Store, App Store and iBooks Store at Apple retail stores.

Windows Phone 8.1 adds support for Apple’s Passbook Passes

Windows Phone 8.1 adds support for Apple’s Passbook Passes

Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1 earlier this month at a developer conference, and the update is rolling out to developers starting today. The update brings a lot of features to Windows Phone devices, but one feature that went unnoticed was native support for Apple’s Passbook Passes.

Samsung Announces its own Passbook Clone Called “Samsung Wallet”

Samsung Announces its own Passbook Clone Called “Samsung Wallet”

At Mobile World Congress earlier today, Samsung unveiled its new Android app called Samsung Wallet, which basically is its copy of Apple’s Passbook app that was introduced in iOS 6. 

Delta Releases iPad App With ‘Glass Bottom Jet’ Feature And Updates iPhone App With Passbook Support

Delta Releases iPad App With ‘Glass Bottom Jet’ Feature And Updates iPhone App With Passbook Support

Earlier in the week, Delta Airlines released a new iPad app called Fly Delta, which includes features such as Glass Bottom Jet, destination guides, ability to view and plan trips etc.

We Haven’t Seen the Best of Passbook Yet

We Haven’t Seen the Best of Passbook Yet

Jeff Fagel of edo Interactive had a guest post on GigaOm yesterday about how Passbook is destined to go the way of Ping and die a slow ignominious death while Apple moves onto the next shiny thing. I think Jeff isn’t just dead wrong, but counting Apple out way, way too early.

How To Disable Siri, Passbook From The Lock Screen

How To Disable Siri, Passbook From The Lock Screen

One of the few things you can do from the lock screen in iOS is use Siri, which means that you can use it to make a phone call, FaceTime call, send a text message to anyone on your Contact list, send tweets and Facebook posts from your account or even send an email etc.

We find it very convenient, but if you’re paranoid about someone misusing the functionality when you leave your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch unattended or you lose your iOS device then you can always disable Siri from the Lock screen.

How To Add Your Starbucks Card To Passbook

How To Add Your Starbucks Card To Passbook

Starbucks has released a new version of their iPhone app to finally add support for Passbook. It was the most eagerly awaited app that comes with Passbook support.

In addition to paying from Starbucks for iPhone, you can now add a Starbucks Card to Passbook, which can then be used to pay at over 6,800 U.S. company-operated Starbucks and 2,000 Target and Safeway locations. 

Airlines Already Adding Support For Apple’s Passbook App

Airlines Already Adding Support For Apple’s Passbook App

One of the major iOS 6 features that was showcased during the WWDC 2012 Keynote was the new Passbook application.

Passbook is a time and location aware app for storing digital boarding passes, movie tickets, retail coupons, loyalty cards, and more.