New Apple iPhone 6S leak reveals new NFC chip and 16 GB storage space

Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of leaks concerning the upcoming Apple iPhone 6S and the Apple iPhone 6S Plus. A new leak reveals that the next iPhones will sport a new NFC chip, 16 GB of internal storage, and the smartphones’ dimensions. The photos of components and diagrams seen above were leaked by 9to5Mac. Starting […]

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 Upcoming Samsung smartwatch to sport NFC for mobile payments?

Samsung purchased startup LoopPay and developed its own mobile payment service Samsung Pay, which is said to have a huge advantage over Apple Pay, since no special type of hardware is required to be installed in stores. Currently, only the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge support Samsung Pay. Rumour has it […]

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 Rumoured Apple iPad Pro to sport NFC, Force Touch, and A9 chip?

According to a new rumour, the unannounced Apple iPad Pro (also known as the Apple iPad Plus) will sport an NFC chip, Force Touch, and A9 chip. The new rumour comes from AppleInsider. According to its anonymous source, the tablet will indeed sport a 12.9-inch screen, which will support Apple’s Force Touch tech. Force Touch measures how hard […]

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 Apple planning to use NFC chip on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for other applications aside from Apple Pay?

Currently, the NFC chip on board the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus serves only one purpose. It can only be used to pay for stuff in shops using Apple Pay (only available in the US for now), the Cupertino firm’s new mobile payment service. However, according to a report, Apple’s NFC chip will be […]

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 Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 can use Apple Pay online but not in stores

When Apple lifted the lid on the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, it announced that the two new iPads could take advantage of the Cupertino firm’s new mobile payments service Apple Pay. However, Apple has confirmed that the two new tablets can only make online payments using the payment service and not pay […]

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 Apple Pay to be launched on October 18?

According to a leaked internal letter obtained by MacRumors, Apple Pay may be launched on the 18th of October in the US. Apple Pay makes use of the NFC chip within the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Previous reports claimed that Apple Pay would be launched in the US on the 20th of October, […]

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 Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus NFC chip locked to Apple Pay

Apple has revealed that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will sport an NFC chip, but Cult of Mac‘s sources say that the chip will be locked to Apple Pay for now. This means that developers will not have access to the chip for use on other apps. Cult of Mac reports: Sources at Apple […]

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 Apple unveils new mobile payment service Apple Pay

Past rumours claimed that Apple was cooking up its own mobile payment service that is similar to the search giant’s Google Wallet. Now the Cupertino firm has officially announced Apple Pay pre-installed in the NFC-sporting iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Press release: Transforming Mobile Payments with an Easy, Secure & Private Way to Pay […]

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 Apple equips Apple Stores and Disney Stores with iBeacon Transmitters and NFC readers – suggests mobile payments to come with iPhone 6

According to a report from 9to5Mac, Apple is deploying its Apple Stores and Disney Stores with iBeacon Transmitters and NFC readers. So what does this all mean? The Apple iPhone 6 is rumoured to sport an NFC chip and the Cupertino firm is said to be getting ready to launch its new mobile payments service. […]

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 Source claims iPhone 6 will sport NFC, wireless charging, better 4G antenna, and larger screen

According to VentureBeat’s source the iPhone 6 will sport NFC, wireless charging, a better 4G antenna, and a larger screen. The site reports, “The iPhone 6, which will launch this fall, will contain several highly-anticipated features, including near field communication (NFC), wireless charging, a better 4G antenna, and a much bigger screen, a source close to the […]

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