Apple Pay is designed for in-store shopping and a weekend debut would give customers time to try the service
Walgreens Planning for October 18 Apple Pay Launch
An inward memo tended towards the Walgreens workers intended to equip them for the approaching dispatch of Apple Pay proposes that Apple’s new installments administration /4/be going live on Saturday, October 18. A Saturday dispatch is unordinary, however it could bode well as Apple Pay is intended for in-store shopping and a weekend presentation would give clients time to attempt the administration. It is, notwithstanding, likewise conceivable that Apple Pay will go live right away before the October 18 date, after the organization’s Thursday, October 16 ipad occasion, with help coming to Walgreens a day or two later.
At its October 16 occasion, Apple is most likely going to present the new generation of ipad Air, Retina imacs, and potentially another Retina ipad smaller than expected. The occasion, which will likely see Apple seeing OS X Yosemite one final time before its open introduction, would be a fortunate time to reveal more data about Apple Pay and potentially even dispatch the installments administration.
As proclaimed on September 9, mainstream drugstore Walgreens is one of Apple’s real dispatch accomplices, alongside different organizations like Mcdonalds, Macy’s, Staples, and that’s just the beginning. As indicated by the Walgreens update, clients who have an iphone 6 will have the capacity to utilize Apple Pay as a part of Walgreens stores by tapping their gadgets “to the upper portion of the pinpad to pay for their purchase.”
The Apple Pay will be empowered on iphone 6 and 6 Plus gadgets through an overhaul to ios 8. ios 8.1, which has as of now been seeded to engineers, incorporates shrouded Apple Pay settings and set up screens. With Apple Pay set to dispatch on or around the time of Apple’s October 16 occasion, that additionally implies we ought to be seeing ios 8.1 around then too.
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