iPhone 6 problems continue as devices bend easily

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Tight pockets and subjecting the Apple smartphone to force can distort the shape of the device. The iPhone 6 has already sold out in many stores across the United States, showing that the Apple smartphone is exceptionally popular and desirable, but some of those who have managed to get their hands on the device are discovering that there is a downside that is taking away from the joy of ownership. Millions of these mobile devices have already sold since their release earlier this month. While the iPhone 6 remains a…

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Apple iOS 8 release arrived ahead of iPhone and smartwatch

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The latest version of the operating system has now been launched, but not without a few hitches. The company talked about the release of the Apple iOS 8 as being “the biggest release since the launch of the App Store,” so they couldn’t have been thrilled when they had to make the decision to leave one of its most hyped features out of it when it was found to be too buggy. The new operating system was announced by CEO Tim Cook when the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch were…

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Financial institutions interested in mobile payments flock to Apple Pay

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Two financial firms announce their support for Apple Pay and the iPhone 6 Beginning next month, iOS users will be able to make mobile payments without any auxiliary device attached to their iPhone. With the launch of Apple Pay and the iPhone 6, Apple is taking its first step into the mobile payments space, and this has attracted the support of prominent financial institutions. Capital One and the Navy Federal Credit Union are the two latest institutions to partner with Apple and its mobile payment service. Capital One and Navy…

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Weve abandons plans for a mobile payments platform

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Weve has announced that it will no longer be developing a mobile wallet platform Weve, a joint venture from EE, O2, and Vodafone, has abandoned plans to develop a new mobile wallet that was meant to make it easier for banks and retailers to engage mobile consumers. The company has been making an effort to break into the mobile commerce space of the United Kingdom. Thus far, Weve has found only moderate success, but it has been able to help its parent companies establish a stronger foothold in the realm…

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MasterCard launches new digital token mobile payments service

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New service from MasterCard aims to make mobile commerce more secure and convenient MasterCard has announced the launch of a new service that is meant to make mobile payments more secure and convenient. The MasterCard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) is designed to “tokenize” a consumer’s financial information, making it more secure against exploitation. Security is one of the major concerns consumers have when participating in mobile commerce. Because some mobile platforms and services are not protected by comprehensive security measures, consumer financial information can sometimes be put at risk. Digital…

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