Following Thursday’s Apple occasion is extensively thought to be the location that will certainly reveal 2 brand-new iPads and also, if we’re truly lucky, a new Retina iMac. Equipment aside however, it looks significantly most likely that the adhering to weekend break will be when Apple Pay goes live.
Apple’s new NFC and Touch ID-based mobile payment system is presently being baked right into the current betas of iOS 8.1, as well as with the smart money being on that being launched following week other reports are now linking the Apple Pay launch in with a comparable timescale. A just recently leaked inner memorandum at medication store Walgreens has actually currently pegged the Apple Pay system going survive Saturday the 18th of October, and now information – – courtesy 9to5Mac – – is coming out of Apple’s very own retail shops that it is now briefing its own teams on how you can process Apple Pay acquisitions.
Leaked screenshots and also photos of the obligatory 1-hour training session that Apple Store employees are presently undertaking shows the same iOS setup screens that we have currently been party to thanks to designer Hamza Sood. Repayments will be managed by what seems iPad-based POS, and also issues with Apple Pay will evidently be taken care of by the store’s retail workers instead of Geniuses – – non-hardware issues will evidently be described the customer’s card issuer in the initial occasion, which most likely means Apple has the utmost self-confidence in its own back-end systems.
Provided current iCloud and MobileMe shennanigans, we’re not so certain we would concur.
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Apple has obviously been testing Apple Pay in its own on-campus Caffe’ Macs facility at 1 Infinite Loop, presumably without ill-effects. Hopefully a busy shopping Sunday won’t be ruined by software glitches.
If Apple Pay does undoubtedly go live next weekend it makes for a hectic couple of days for Apple. New iPads, brand-new Macs and also a whole brand-new repayment system are possibly on the cards at this factor, though it’s expected that iPads at the very least would certainly not deliver for at the very least a week.
It does look progressively like you’ll be able to acquire your following Apple tablet using your iPhone, though.
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