Apple Pay

iOS 16 to Bring Apple Pay to Chrome, Edge, and Other Browsers

Apple Pay will soon be supported on all third-party browsers on the iPhone (via @SteveMoser). Up until now, iPhone users could only use Apple Pay on Apple's own Safari browser. However, Apple Pay support for Chrome, Edge, and presumably all other third-party browsers was spotted in the latest iOS 16 beta, so it looks like users...

Adidas Apple Pay Promo Offers 30% Off Your Purchase

Adidas has another promo for customers that checkout with Apple Pay, this time in the form of 30% off. The Adidas iOS app says you can save “30% off your order when you checkout with Apple Pay.” The deal applies to full-priced items and is valid from July 19, 2022, to August 3, 2022 at...

New Ads Show Apple Pay as More Secure Than Credit Cards

Apple has just published three new ads on its YouTube channel in the United Kingdom, that highlight the security benefits of Apple Pay as compared to conventional credit cards (via MacRumors). Apple’s new ads emphasize that physical credit cards can be stolen, or used by anyone, which leaves your card number exposed to other people....

Apple Pay is Down in Canada for Some Users

Apple Pay is down in Canada right now it appears, as numerous iPhone in Canada readers have confirmed an outage is in place at the moment for some users. https://twitter.com/iPhoneinCanada/status/1547670639732920322 Bryan says he went to two stores and had to use his physical card. Kevin said Apple Pay with debit did not work, but when...

Home Trust Visa Now Supports Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay

For those with Visa cards from Home Trust, you can now add them to mobile wallets including Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay. Home Trust emailed customers on Monday about the news, according to iPhone in Canada reader Steven, who was able to confirm it was working as of today. Apple has yet to...

You Can Now Add Costco’s CIBC Mastercard to Apple Pay [Update]

Back in March, CIBC announced it would be launching Apple Pay support for the Costco Mastercard, which the bank now runs as part of acquiring the latter from Capital One in the fall of 2021. CIBC said Apple Pay would be coming in “late May” but as of earlier this week, the bank started enabling...

Apple Pay is Anticompetitive Says European Union

Apple has been charged with breaking the European Union (EU)'s competition laws for allegedly taking advantage of Apple Pay's dominant position in the mobile payments space to limit competitors' access to contactless payments technology — reports The Financial Times. In a Monday statement, the European Commission raised concerns that Apple may be preventing rivals from...

Apple Developing In-House Financial Tech and Infrastructure: Report

Apple plans to build its own in-house technology and infrastructure for financial services, according to Bloomberg. The effort is internally codenamed by Apple as "Breakout", an allusion to the idea of users breaking free from the current establishment players in the financial system. Apple has long held to a philosophy of controlling as much of...

Apple Unveils Tap to Pay: iPhone Becomes Credit Card Terminal for Businesses

Last month, it was rumoured Apple would enable its iPhones to become credit card terminals for businesses, and on Tuesday morning the company made this official. Apple has unveiled Tap to Pay on iPhone, which will allow its smartphone to accept contactless payments such as Apple Pay, and from contactless credit and debit cards and...