Apple tightens up, restricts fart apps on Apple Watch
Some apps just don't cut it for the apple watch.
I'm Bridget Carey and this is your CNET update.
Apple pay will soon work with All major U.S. credit cards.
Discover announced it will work with Apple's tap-to-pay service on the new iPhone 6 models, and Apple Watch.
In a statement, Discover said its credit and debit cards will work with Apple Pay in the fall And that also includes in app, online purchases made on the I Phone five s, and the latest I Pads.
It's only been a few days since the Apple watch officially launched.
But not all those that pre-ordered have received their smart watch in the mail yet.
Research firm Slice Intelligence suggests that only 22% of Americans that pre-ordered received their watch.
And the group says that leaves 1.3 million Americans still waiting.
Many without an estimated delivery date.
These are not exact numbers.
But the firm is basing its estimation on a survey of 2 million online shoppers in the U.S. And when consumers do get an Apple Watch, there's one type of app you will not be able to use on your wrist.
Apple is not approving any fart apps for the watch.
The makers of the sound effect Fart Watch report that their program was rejected With Apple telling the developers quote, we do not accept Fartapp on the Apple Watch.
Many fans of flatulence are expressing their disappointment online, some say Apple really blew it on this one.
And who says someone like Beyonce doesn't want her 10,000 dollar luxury item being used as a digital whoopee cushion?
this is just a limitation on her artistic Freedom.
But her husband, Jay-Z may have a bigger issue with Apple on his mind.
The rap artist and entrepreneur has been defending his new Tidal music streaming service from critics, ever since it launched less than a month ago.
Jay-Z launched Tidal in partnership with many big name musicians.
But there was something tone deaf about several mega millionaires all taken to a stage, telling their fans to pay more for their streaming music.
Even though Tidal has only been out for a few weeks, J.V. took to twitter to defend the paid service, saying that Tidal has over 770,000 subscribers.
And that Tidal needs time to grow.
Jay-Z also tweeted that Tidal pays more without middlemen, giving 75% of royalties to the artists.
Tidal costs subscribers $10 a month.
And if you want higher CD-quality sound, that's gonna be $20 a month.
There's no free ad-supported option.
The artist known for dealing with 99 problems.
May be adding Apple to his list in a few months.
It's been reported that Apple is working on its own paid streaming service to challenge Tidal and if artists give exclusive streaming rights to Tidal or to Apple, that could determine which service wins out.
That's your tech news update, you can head over to cnet.com for more From our studios in New York, I'm Bridget Carey.
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