brettdog: Yes on the first part, no on the second part. The restaurant has to explicitly sign up for Apple Pay. There are only a few at this point.
I love the comments here. The depth of feedback, perspective and intelligence is awesome. Thanks to all for your contributions.
Bob, I'm holding out for a 12.x inch iPad Pro. Wish me luck!
gnasher729. It seems you're poking at no one in particular. Still, we frown on these kinds of personal attacks. I'll be watching.
JustCause: I'm not seeing the behavior you described. TextEdit is acting as expected for me.
KoderKev. The Particle Debris column is typically two pages. On the first page, I editorialize about something that was of particular interest to me the previous week. On page #2 (do you see it?), I collect and comment on other news items that didn't make the TMO headlines. Again, page 2 is an editorial opinion. That's were I mentioned Marriott. It was relevant because of the Wi-Fi hotspot feature of iOS 8. A description of how Particle Debris works is at the bottom of page 2. Does that clear things up?
vpndev: When I wrote that, I was thinking of Microsoft's very early support for the Mac in the 80s, decades of commitment to MS Office on Macs, support for virtualization of Windows on OS X, and culminating in the recent release of MS Office for iPad.
whisper: I added a note in the article just to be official.
whisper: Yes you can!
Mr. Gilmore: Oh, now that's cool. Looks like a review worthy product.