Apple has confirmed that the NFC chip it has built into its new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch will only work with its Pay system — at least initially, according to reports.
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As the unveiling of the next iPhone draws near, reports have emerged that Apple has reached an agreement with at least three major credit card companies to work together on its new NFC payments system.
Piggybacking off the hype around an iPhone launch has become common fodder for marketing and PR people alike, with most Apple store line-ups now heavily populated by representatives of third-party businesses, but the sheen of these stunts may finally be on the wane.
Apple has filed a patent in the United States for a Siri-like digital assistant interface for a desktop environment.
The US Patent Office has granted Apple a patent for a virtual-reality headset designed to accommodate an iPhone for its display, much like Google's Cardboard or Samsung's Gear VR headset.
Internet of Things security is under scrutiny as Apple moves to introduce its smart home system and Google works to expand its suite of web-enabled home devices.
Apple has been granted a patent for an external portable fuel cell electricity generation unit designed to power portable computing devices.
Apple has secured a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a device referred to as 'iTime', revealing some of the features that may be included in the company’s highly anticipated watch device.
Apple has told App developers it will increase its app store retail prices in Australia and other countries within the next 24 hours.