Apple Plans iPhone for Japan With Tap-to-Pay for Subways - Bloomberg

Apple Inc. is planning a new iPhone feature for Japan that will enable users to pay for mass-transit rides with their smartphones instead of physical payment cards. A future iPhone will include technology called FeliCa, a mobile tap-to-pay standard in ...and more »

Apple Pay Faces Hemispheric Pressure - PYMNTS.com

Apple Pay is facing acceptance in one hemisphere but attacks in another. While Walmart in the U.K. is tip-toeing around supporting Apple Pay, the Australian banks and retailers are shouting for iPhone access by third-party digital wallet apps ...and more »

Apple Brings Tap-To-Pay To Japan's Public Transportation - PYMNTS.com

As the countdown to the big launch of the newest redesign is ramping up, Apple is jumping on the customization bandwagon for the iPhone line of products. According to reports out this week, in Japan, that customization will include some tweaks to Apple ...and more »

You're Going to Love an iPhone Without a Home Button - Popular Mechanics

It might sound weird, but there are a ton of reasons it will be great. Most Popular. Flickr randychiu. By Eric Limer. Aug 26, 2016. The iPhone 7 was finally announced and the rumors are true. No headphone jack here. Lightning port only. It'll be a bit ...and more »

Apple Working on Special Version of iPhone for Japan, Will Include FeliCa Tap-to-Pay Chip - Mac Rumors

Apple is developing a version of the iPhone for Japan that includes one of Sony's FeliCa chips to enable contactless transit payments, reports Bloomberg. FeliCa is a tap-to-pay format developed by Sony and built into cards that are used to access Japan ...and more »

iPhone 7 release date and features: Top 4 changes expected in Apple's upcoming flagships - International Business Times, India Edition

Apple might be ensuring all the details of its upcoming iPhones are kept under wraps, but nothing stays hidden forever. Ahead of the official unveiling of Apple's 2016 flagship smartphones early next month, details of the rumoured iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 ...and more »

The 2017 iPhone may not have a Home button; here's how it could work - The Next Web

Next year (I know, we're already talking about 2017, it's shameful), Apple will reportedly ditch its iconic Home button. Some consider it blasphemy, while others doubt it's possible — but it can be done.and more »

'iPhone 7' production affected by low yields on waterproof speaker, dual camera - report - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

As Apple gears up to launch its next-generation iPhone, key components reportedly face production issues, with low yields allegedly seen for the new dual-lens camera expected on the "iPhone 7 Plus." Citing an industry source familiar with the issue ...and more »

Apple iPhone 7 Launch, Pre-Orders and Retail Sales News - N4BB

There's plenty of Apple iPhone 7 news floating around in the form of clues, rumors and speculation. People have managed to come up with several dates for the launch, pre-orders and retail sales. Apple fans who are eagerly awaiting the new devices ...and more »

Apple iPhone 7 Is Reportedly Facing Supply Shortage Due To Low Yield Issues Affecting The New Dual-Camera Module - The Inquisitr

It looks like the Apple is contending with a major issue with the iPhone 7. As the launch date of the iPhone 7 draws closer and production is being ramped, the Nikkei Asian Review has a report that states Apple is trying to contend with supply ...and more »