Tag Archives: iPhone

Apple Pay now available in China through UnionPay partnership

It is currently February 18 in China, and as we noted early in the week, Apple Pay is now officially available in China through a partnership with UnionPay. Apple Pay in China can now be used on iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch with an eligible UnionPay credit or debit card. Apple’s vice president of Apple Pay, Jennifer Bailey told Reuters, “We think…

Security firm shows a method to bypass iPhone security

According to a security firm, Apply may have the right to resist a California court order to help the FBI break into an iPhone, but it would technically be able to do so. Apple as of late has been stuck in a pretty interesting situation. As of iOS 8, Apple is unable to bypass security on an iPhone. The company simply shrugs and says that iPhones are…

Apple Pay launching in China this week, according to bank

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has now confirmed that Apple Pay will be launching in the country this week, and the bank itself claims that they will be supporting the mobile payment service on Thursday 18 February. An additional 18 lenders are also signed up for the service, while two of them — China Guangfa Bank Co, and China…

Report: iPhone 7 processors to be made exclusively by TSMC

According to a report from The Electronic Times in South Korea, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, or TSMC, has won the bid to make all of Apple’s next generation of iPhone processors. Last year, TSMC and Samsung were reported to be racing toward a 10nm manufacturing process for future iPhone processors. TSMC chose to invest heavily in the…

‘Error 53’ may lead to a lawsuit against Apple

I’ve been trying to avoid writing an article about the ‘Error 53’ fiasco because honestly I believe it’s a non-issue. If you get your screen replaced by a third-party, it’s your responsibility to know that the third-party may or may not be using Apple certified parts. With Touch ID, however, replacing your screen gets a bit more difficult because it…

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 3 to developers

It’s been a few weeks since Apple seeded the second iOS 9.3 beta to developers and public beta testers, Apple today has seeded its second iOS 9.3 beta to developers. iOS 9.3 is the third major revision for iOS 9. iOS 9.3 beta is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. We assume a public beta for the firmware will soon be available…

Apple adds an additional 30 banks and credit unions to Apple Pay

In Apple’s continued expansion of Apple Pay, the company has added another 50 U.S. banks to the company’s mobile payment service. Apple Pay is available for iPhone 6 and above and Apple Watch in-store via NFC. The service is also available in-app for any iPad supporting Touch ID. Here’s the list: Anderson Brothers Bank Bank & Trust…