Apple's iPod-Touch-based point-of-sale system, dubbed EasyPay, had been rumored to be available for third-party retailers looking for a mobile solution to their sales experience.
Apple is in the process of retiring its massive fleet of Windows CE handhelds, made by Symbol Technologies, with custom-designed iPod Touches. See what they look like.
AppleInsider got ahold of some photos of Apple's new custom-designed iPod Touches, which will be used at checkout at Apple Stores.
Apple's self-checkout option works relatively smoothly, though there are some potential stumbling blocks along the way.
In what seems like a natural step, Apple will let store customers start using its own Passbook app for purchases, say blog sites TUAW and 9to5Mac.
Version 2.0 of the Apple Store app gives iPhone users the ability to order a product online, pick it up in a store, and pay for the item via self-checkout.
Customers could soon be able to walk out of Apple retail stores with new swag without having to stop at the register, according to a report.
Updates to the Apple Store app could also let customers order online, pick up at a local store, and even pay via their iPhone.
Apple's retail outlets could be in the midst of some internal strife, with a new report pointing to budget cuts and lower employee morale.
CNET's Josh Lowensohn talks about the fix Apple issued this week for the iPhone battery-life issue. He also gives you the rest of the big Apple news and rumors in this edition of Apple Talk Weekly.