Shopping with your iPhone 6

Apple has released their newest additions to their iOS technology: the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. While both units have revolutionized the iPhone in terms of look, feel and screen size, it’s far from over. Apple added a certain feature that makes iPhone 6 mobile payments possible.
Apple Pay
The Apple Pay is a new form of payment process that lets your phone act as a credit card. It combines the technologies of near field communication (NFC) antenna, Passbook and Touch ID. Apple has also added what they call a Secure Element, which is basically a chip dedicated to storing encrypted payment information. All of this combined makes any cash register with the proper terminal an iPhone 6 mobile payments center.
How does it work?
You first need to add a credit card to the system and there are two ways to do it. One is to use the card connected to your iTunes account or two, use the phone’s iSight camera to add a new one. The moment Apple Pay has your card information, all you need to do is to point your phone at the reader in the cash register, select the credit card you want to use and authenticate it through Touch ID (fingerprint).No need to enter any payment information. It’s that easy!
Apple revealed a list of retail partners that will integrate Apple Pay in their transactions, which includes their retails stores, McDonalds, Walgreens and Sephora.

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