Tag Archives: Apple

Apple Pay continues to expand with 29 new financial institutions

Almost a year after launch, Apple is still adding more banks, credit unions, and the like to Apple Pay, its mobile payment service. Now at over 530 financial institutions and “hundreds of thousands of stores,” the service is becoming more and more feasible for all prospective users of Apple Pay. The following join the list of those who support Apple…

The TiP Weekly: Remembering Steve Jobs, new Apple Watch and iPhone 6s offerings, A9 processor controversy, and more

Welcome to The TiP Weekly, where summarize the week’s news and recommend some of our favorite apps, music, podcasts, and more! With the fourth anniversary of the passing of Steve Jobs, Apple executives Tim Cook and Jony Ive made remarks on their memories of Apple’s late CEO. Apple also somewhat quietly released the Hermes Apple Watch…

Apple says iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus battery life unnoticeable between Samsung and TSMC chips

There’s been a lot of buzz going around about which version of the A9 chip is better, the one created by TSMC or Samsung. Apple heard you loud and clear and this is their response: Our testing and customer data show the actual battery life of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, even taking into account variable component differences, vary within just 2-3%…

iPhone 6s orders begin to go into ‘Preparing for Shipment’

If you stayed up until midnight to order your iPhone 6s you might want to check the status of your iPhone order as some users have reported that their orders have changed from “Processing Items” to “Preparing for Shipment.” However, there seems to be no movement for those of us who’ve ordered the iPhone 6s Plus, but that doesn’t mean much. If you’ve got a…

Apple Pay gains over 40 more financial institutions

Continuing to roll out support for more banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions, Apple added 46 additional names to their list of Apple Pay supporters. The following names are the latest additions to the United States Apple Pay list: Amplify Federal Credit Union Bank of Ozarks Branch Banking & Trust Bridgehampton National…

Apple cuts iCloud storage prices, free tier still 5 GB

In a move that has been awaited but almost forgotten by now, Apple updated their iCloud storage pricing today. The new pricing places them more competitively with others such as Dropbox. Before today, storage tiers were as follows: 5 GB for free, 20 GB for $0.99 per month, 200 GB for $3.99 per month, 500 GB for $9.99 per month, and 1 TB for $19.99 per…

Apple Watch: Native apps debut, third-party bands, new finishes

After running through some reviews of watchOS 2 features, Apple gave several updates on Apple Watch that make it a strong product in the world of smartwatches. Third-party native apps Several third-party native apps were announced today: Facebook Messenger, iTranslate, GoPro, and AirStrip. For example, the GoPro Apple Watch app will act as a live…

New Apple TV: Siri, App Store, games, coming ‘late October’

As anticipated, Apple announced their new Apple TV today, showing that the device is more than a hobby. With an updated user interface, Siri, an App Store, upgraded hardware, and a new remote, Apple TV has received a big upgrade. Remote As had been rumored, the new Apple TV has a new remote. A touch surface replaces the previous physical directional and…