Target last month announced that it would begin accepting Apple Pay at all of its stores in the coming weeks. That rollout has now begun.
MacRumors readers have shared photos of NFC-enabled payment terminals at select Target stores in the Northeast and Midwest, including the White Plains, New York location below. The updated interface indicates that Apple Pay is accepted along with Google Pay, Samsung Pay, and contactless credit cards.
The blog Appleosophy also ran a story about the rollout that was picked up on Reddit, where some commenters said that Apple Pay was not yet available at their local Target stores, so this appears to remain a work in progress. [...]
Verizon subscribers with an iPhone or Android smartphone and a Beyond Unlimited or Above Unlimited data plan will soon have unlimited access to Apple Music at no additional cost, according to documentation obtained by 9to5Mac.
The report claims the free Apple Music subscription is not simply a trial but rather will be offered on an ongoing basis. Verizon’s lower-priced Go Unlimited plan with reduced data speeds will continue to offer a six-month Apple Music trial, as the Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited plans currently do.
The perk will be available to both new and existing subscribers starting this Thursday, January 17, the report adds. Verizon’s [...]
A court in Germany today ruled that some iPhone models equipped with Intel modems infringe on a Qualcomm hardware patent, and issued a preliminary injunction on those devices, according to Reuters and CNBC. However, the reports claim the ruling will not go into immediate effect if Apple appeals, and it almost certainly will.
Matthias Zigann, the judge presiding over the case, ruled that iPhones that contain a combination of chips from Intel and Apple supplier Qorvo violated one of Qualcomm’s patents around so-called „envelope tracking,“ a feature that helps preserve battery life when sending and receiving wireless signals.
The preliminary [...]
Costco today began selling the latest MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and iMac models on its website in the United States. Some of the configurations are bundled with AppleCare+ for Mac coverage.
Costco’s member-only prices are between $50 and $200 lower than Apple’s prices for select Macs. The base model 2018 MacBook Air with a 1.6GHz processor, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage starts at $999 at Costco, for example, compared to $1,199 on Apple.com. There is a limit of two per customer.
MacBook Pro MacBook Air The wholesale retailer is accepting pre-orders now, with shipments expected to begin the week of December 17. In-store [...]