(via NFC World)
The group of Australian banks taking on Apple over access to the NFC technology within iPhone handsets says the restriction is not only preventing the introduction of mobile wallet services across multiple platforms but also proving detrimental to continued investment into mobile payment apps.
In a 27-page submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) this week, the four banks insist Apple’s restriction is fragmenting the customer experience and, without access, there “simply will not be the same incentives and ability to innovative” on either… Continue reading
Apple’s App Store has offered nearly every mobile software tool you can think of, except, oddly, for an official Apple Support app. That is, until now.
Apple’s new Support app quietly made its debut on Tuesday in the App Store, in the Utilities category.
(via Brisbane Times)
In one corner is the largest company in the world, Apple. In the other sit three of Australia’s all-powerful banks, Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, National Australia Bank, and the country’s fifth biggest lender Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.
These corporations have more than $1 trillion in market value between them, and they’re fighting over access to the ubiquitous device that has made Apple such a superpower: the iPhone.
(via Business Insider)
Last week, IBM announced the introduction of Apple’s Swift programming language to its cloud servers, which effectively means enterprise developers can use the language to build, create, and manage Swift applications on IBM’s Cloud. This could encourage enterprise developers to build apps using the language, giving Apple an opportunity to build on its enterprise presence.
The addition of Swift… Continue reading
After months and months of beta, iOS 10 is finally here — and it’s a huge update. In particular, Apple has tucked away many little features that you won’t see right away. If you want to impress all your friends with your mad iOS skills, here is a list of some of these features. I also wrote a short and sweet review of iOS 10 if you want to learn more about all the changes… Read More
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