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See the rapid progress being made at Apple's "spaceship" Campus 2 project site in Cupertino, California in our exclusive aerial tour of the site and the company's nearby existing Infinite Loop campus headquarters. Apple Campus 2 Tour - October 2014 from AppleInsider on Vimeo. Granted final approval just one year ago, Apple's Campus 2 project is rapidly moving toward its occupancy goal of 2016. Apple's cofounder Steve Jobs unveiled the huge project in 2011, noting that...
The official Apple Store application was updated on Monday with support for one-touch checkout using Apple Pay and Touch ID, marking the start of the online purchasing capabilities of Apple's new digital wallet service. The official Apple Store application was updated on Monday, adding easy one-touch checkout capabilities with Apple Pay. Unlike with Apple Pay at brick-and-mortar stores, the online-only component does not require the NFC chip found in the iPhone 6 and...
With Monday's launch of iOS 8.1, users can now begin adding their compatible credit cards to Passbook and start using their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to pay at participating retail outlets. AppleInsider offers you a look at how to set up Apple Pay and where you can head out to use it. Adding a card to Passbook for Apple Pay is simple: Press the plus button in the upper right corner of the app and choose to add a credit or debit card. Tap the camera icon in the entry...
Right on schedule, Apple on Monday released iOS 8.1, bringing the new Apple Pay e-wallet functionality to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. In addition, the update includes the new beta iCloud Photo Library, SMS relay and Instant Hotspot when paired with a Mac or iPad, and the return of the Camera Roll in the Photos app. iOS 8.1 is now available for download in the Software Update section of native Settings app on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The most prominent...
Microsoft is said to be planning to bring a smartwatch to the market "within the next few weeks," beginning sales ahead of the lucrative holiday shopping season and also beating the highly anticipated Apple Watch to store shelves. Microsoft smartwatch concept created by Nadir Aslam. The rumored impending launch was first revealed by Forbes, which indicated that like the Apple Watch, Microsoft's device will track a wearer's heart rate. The report also said the smartwatch...
Popular cloud storage service Dropbox on Monday updated its official iOS application with support for Touch ID secure logins, as well as native compatibility with the larger displays of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Dropbox 3.5 is now available as a free download from the iOS App Store. After users update, they can open the application's settings, turn on passcode, and then flip the switch to enable Touch ID. After enabling passcode and Touch ID, users will be...
Apple is set to report the results of its September quarter later this afternoon, including the first few weeks of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales, and market watchers generally expect the company will report revenue of around $40 billion for the three-month period. The New York Stock Exchange, credit Carlos Delgado via Wikipedia. Analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray issued a note to investors on Monday in which he summarized Wall Street expectations for the quarter....
Apple has reportedly pitched music labels a new lower pricing structure for its Beats Music service, arguing that subscriptions could grow considerably if the price could be lowered to just $5 per month. In its negotiations with record labels, Apple has reportedly said that its best iTunes buyers only spend about $5 per month on downloaded music, according to Re/code. It's because of that threshold that Apple reportedly believes that dropping subscription prices to...
Apple has made security a tentpole of its marketing strategy for Apple Pay, the company's new mobile payment system, which rolls out across the U.S. on Monday. AppleInsider took a look at how Apple Pay's design makes it better for consumers. How it works now When consumers swipe their credit card for a latte or a new set of tires, the card data actually changes hands a number of times before the transaction is approved. First, the merchant --?for example Starbucks...
With the introduction of OS X Yosemite, Notification Center moves beyond notifications aggregation to include a completely new interactive Today view borrowed from iOS, widgets and a refreshed user interface. Looking first at Notification Center's new look, the pull-out is no longer a "drawer" that shifts the entire desktop to the left when invoked, but instead produces a translucent pane that lays on top of icons and open apps, revealing a bit of color from what's...
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