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Tim Cook: Apple Pay Is Already The Leader In Contactless Payments

Apple Pay has only been live for one week, but Apple’s already got some welcome news — according to Mr Cook himself, Apple’s fledgling payment system has hit the ground running, and already overshadows other NFC payment systems. Score one for Cupertino.


Apple Pay May Only Be The Start Of Apple's NFC Ambitions

It may have taken Apple a few years to finally adopt NFC on its smartphones, but now that it’s here, the company is running with it. Apple’s NFC-powered payment system, Apple Pay, officially launched a week ago today, and a new report from The Information says more NFC abilities may be coming.


9 Of The Biggest Mess Ups In Tech History

Technology is tough to create and even tougher to predict. What can seem like a breakthrough product one minute, can quickly turn into a nightmarish mistake.


Report: Beats Music Will Fold Into iTunes As Music Sales Plummet 

The Wall Street Journal reports digital music sales in Apple’s iTunes will be down 13 to 14 per cent in 2014. That’s a huge hit to the recording industry’s brightest spot.


This Bench Is Built Using Two Power Mac G5s

The Apple Power Mac G5 was an iconic computer — but, launched back in 2003, it’s since been superseded by the Mac Pro. So what better way to celebrate its long and useful life than using its bold looks elsewhere in the office?


Apple And Its Sapphire Supplier Have Officially Broken Up

Apple’s relationship with GT Advanced Technologies, the company slated to make its sapphire screens, is over. First, GT Advanced filed for bankruptcy, then closed a pair of its plants, and now a settlement has officially freed the company of its exclusivity obligations to Cupertino.


How To Make Sure You're Visiting The Real iCloud Page

Following yet more privacy concerns over iCloud, Apple has decided to spell out very clearly how to ensure you’re visiting the genuine iCloud page. Here’s what you need to know.


iPad Air 2 Teardown: Slimmer Body, Smaller Battery

The iPad Air 2 is probably most impressive for its design. The original was super slim, and somehow Apple managed to make the new iteration even thinner. But as iFixit’s teardown of the new tablet reveals, that hot design comes with a smaller battery.


Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 On Sale Now At Telstra

Been hanging out for a newer, thinner, airier iPad Air or mini-er Mini? Your wait is over — the new iPad Air 2 and its diminutive Mini 3 counterpart are on sale today at Telstra, and the country’s biggest telco has a bunch of different deals on offer for Apple’s new tablets with integrated mobile data.


Apple Quietly Launched A Business Listings Service For Maps

In the immediate wake of all the iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite hubbub, Apple took a step in Yelp’s direction by launching a new service called Apple Maps Connect. Like Yelp, Apple Maps Connect lets people add small business listings to a directory. Unlike Yelp, that entire directory lives inside Apple Maps — for now.


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