October 22, 2014
Apple has finally unveiled its Apple Pay service to over 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 plus users. Apple Pay will also work with the new generation iPads – Air 2 and Mini 3, but only for in-app purchases. Apple will look to leverage this new mobile payment system to get the older generation iDevice user base to upgrade to current models. There are more than 220,000 retail locations that will accept Apple Pay.
Major card networks like Visa, MasterCard, Amex are on board with Apple Pay along with 500 plus banks. Prominent partner retailers include big names such as McDonald’s, Macy’s, Chevron gas stations, Walgreens and Panera Bread.
The Apple Pay launch has created quite a buzz on social media as well. Here are some tweets t ...