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Apple Announce Apple Pay Launching Monday 20th October

Apple Announce Apple Pay Launching Monday 20th 10ober

Apple have announced Apple Pay is to launch Monday 20th October in the US and it has had a surprising number of interested partners across the world.


Apple Pay will officially launch in the US on Monday 20th October and the news was announced by the firm’s chief executive Tim Cook.

 

Apple Pay lets you pay for things directly from your iphone in stores and on the road

Apple Pay lets you pay for things directly from your iphone in stores and on the road

 

Initially announced by Eddy Cue alongside the iPhone’s 6, Apple Pay uses the near-field communications (NFC) chips in newer iPhone’s to make contact-less payments in participating establishments.

 

The service will also be integrated with the company’s upcoming Apple Watch and iPad Air 2.

 

Apple Pay launches today in the US

Apple Pay launches today in the US

 

Users scan and add a card to their iPhone, which can then make payments online and offline at retailers including McDonalds, Whole Foods and Disney’s theme parks.

 

As well as giving a launch date, Cook announced a large expansion in support for the service, both at the banks’ and the merchants’ end. “Just since last month, we have signed another 500 banks.

 

Apple Pay is extremely secure and find my iphone lets you secure everything should you loose it

Apple Pay is extremely secure and find my iphone lets you secure everything should you loose it

 

Analysts praised the service as a good move, but cautioned that the overall success of Apple Pay depended on how quickly the company could roll it out overseas.

Apple pay launches Monday 20th October on iPhone and iPhone 6, followed soon by new ipads.


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