Apple Card Obtained! – TMO Daily Observations 2019-08-08

· Kelly Guimont · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Today John F Braun of Mac Geek Gab fame joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the process of getting and managing Apple’s shiny new credit card.

How to Transfer Money Out of Apple Pay Cash

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

Apple is giving customers the option to transfer money out of Apple Pay Cash and into a bank account or a debit card.

Should Apple Have its own Debit Card?

· Andrew Orr · Link

John Detrixhe argues that Apple should release its own debit card to prepare for the wave of contactless cards.

But consumers typically avoid moving their financial accounts and tend to be faithful, even when they dislike the service. An Apple debit card is a chance for the Silicon Valley-based company to give customers what they want—for God’s sake—before someone else does.

I’m not sure I’m sold on this idea. For a debit card maybe Apple could work with the bank it uses for device financing. I think what would be nice though is for Apple Pay Cash to work more like its own bank.

Duke it out over Who Pays for Dinner with Apple Pay Cash [Video]

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Apple has a new spot out that demonstrates the modern fight over who gets to pay for dinner (if you’re friends are awesome). It’s s short commercial that illustrates the ease with which one can pass money back and forth with your friends and family using Apple Pay Cash in iMessage. The spot’s called Just Text Them the Money, and it’s a scenario most of us have played out.

Apple Highlights Apple Pay Cash in Three New Ads

· Jeff Gamet · News

Apple Pay Cash commercials

Apple has three new short ads showing off Apple Pay Cash. They’re all 15 seconds long and highlight different scenarios where using the feature could be handy.

watchOS 4.2 Available with Apple Pay Cash Support

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

Apple Pay Cash on Apple Watch running watchOS 4.2

Now that Apple seems to have the kinks worked out from its Apple Pay Cash launch for iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2 is out and ready to install on your Apple Watch.

Apple Seeds iOS 11.2 Developer Beta 3

· Bryan Chaffin · Product News

iOS 11.4 developer beta

Included in this release cycle is a Now Playing control for Apple TV in Control Center, a bug fix for Calculator, and Apple Pay Cash.