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​Apple locks iPhone 6 NFC to Apple Pay

While Apple has just hitched its wagon to NFC technology, new reports indicate the technology will only be available for use with Apple Pay.

By September 16, 2014

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More signs point to mobile payments for iPhone 6 -- and for an iWatch

The rumors keep mounting that Apple will use its Tuesday event to announce the use of near-field communications tech for mobile payments. The latest claims come via a banking news site.

By September 8, 2014

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Apple, chipmaker work to add NFC pay tech to iPhone 6 -- report

Dutch chipmaker NXP will provide the chips required to support the short-range wireless tech known near-field communications, according to the Financial Times.

By August 29, 2014

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When Apple says no ... before saying yes

The iPhone 6 continues Apple's history of embracing technologies it once derided. Far from fickle, the company has many reasons for changing its mind about what features it supports.

By September 18, 2014

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iOS 8 adoption lags behind that of iOS 7

The latest version of Apple's mobile OS isn't yet gaining the traction that its predecessor did last year. Why might that be?

By September 19, 2014

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Galaxy Note 4 launch set for Oct. 17; preorders start Friday

Samsung's decision to start preorders on launch day for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feels like a raspberry.

By September 18, 2014

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Hello, Apple Pay, good-bye credit cards? All bets are off

Apple wants to replace plastic credit cards with the Apple Pay mobile wallet and the new iPhone 6. It's not the first to attempt such a feat. Will it finally be the one to succeed?

By September 11, 2014

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Apple Watch, iPhone 6 get glory, but Apple Pay may be the real big deal

Analysts weigh in on Apple's announcements, and unsurprisingly, most are happy about what the company unveiled Tuesday.

By September 10, 2014

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Apple Watch pairs up with Apple Pay mobile payment service

The company encourages consumers to use its mobile payments service by making it available on its highly-anticipated wearable.

By September 9, 2014

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With new smartwatch, Apple buys itself some time

It won't deliver the Apple Watch to consumers until next year. So who's going to now rush out to buy a wearable from the likes of LG, Motorola or Samsung?

By September 10, 2014