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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
(via Business Insider)
During the keynote speech at Dreamforce Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was put in a situation where he had to use Apple’s iPhone to do a demo — a sight that would’ve been unimaginable just a few years back.
"I’m going to first start on this iPhone, and it’s not my phone, but it is an iPhone," said Nadella, smiling, as he walked to the podium to show Microsoft’s email app Outlook on mobile.
"It’s a pretty unique iPhone. In fact, I’d like to call it the ‘iPhone Pro’ because it’s got all of the Microsoft software… Continue reading
It could be one of the biggest Apple events ever. On Wednesday at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco Apple CEO Tim Cook may introduce as many as three new phones, a redesigned Apple TV set-top box and a really big tablet and he’ll do it all from an unfamiliar stage. It could be a day for firsts.
Of course, all we know at the moment is based on a lot of well-founded rumors. The only thing that’s pretty much a certainty is the iPhone 6S: A faster iPhone 6 with a better camera, a tougher zinc-reinforced case and, perhaps, a Force Touch screen. It’s unlikely Apple would update one iPhone 6 without adjusting the other, so we have to assume the bigger iPhone 6 Plus is getting an upgrade, tooDo not expect a radical redesign of the iPhone — that’s simply not in the cards. Read more…
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Can’t sign into your iPhone or iPad anymore? If you’ve forgotten the PIN and haven’t set up Touch ID on a modern iPhone or iPad, you’ll need to reset your phone or tablet to regain access.
You’ll lose everything stored on the device itself, although you can restore from backups. If you’ve synced your iPhone or iPad with iTunes, you can even make a fresh backup first to ensure you won’t lose anything.
Why Can’t I Bypass the Passcode?
There’s no way to bypass the PIN and regain access to an iPhone or iPad,… Continue reading
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New pictures that purport to show the display assembly of the next iPhone have leaked.
According to Macfixit, the images show that the next iPhone, widely believed to be called the iPhone 6S, will come with Force Touch, a new feature that’s available on the Apple Watch and new MacBook. Similar images claiming to… Continue reading