Day: January 3, 2021

All NYC Subway Stations, Buses Now Accept Apple Pay Mobile Payments

(Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) New York City subway riders know the frustration of seeing “Insufficient Fare” flash on the turnstile as their train pulls into the station, forcing them to top up at the kiosk and miss their ride. Mobile payments have eased that burden for some riders, and now there’s another […]

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2020 was great for bitcoin but experts are wary of a correction

Bitcoin has ended 2020 with a bang. Extending its recent run-away rally, the digital currency breached $33,000 for the first time ever on Friday. Unlike in the past, bitcoin has now caught the fancy of institutional investors and is gaining acceptance as a futuristic store of value. Global fund manager survey by BofA Securities showed […]

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The best after-Christmas deals you can get right now: Save $450 on a Lenovo Yoga C940 2-in-1, $60 on a Apple Watch Series 6 and more

The aftermath of Christmas and Boxing Day might not offer the best deals of the year, but make no mistake: It’s still possible to find decent discounts — which is handy since this is the time of year when we typically scoop up the stuff we really wanted but no one bestowed upon us as […]

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MTA finishes rollout of OMNY, allows Apple Pay on all subways and buses

As reported by Engadget, New York City’s MTA has finished rolling out its OMNY contactless payments system to every subway station and bus line across all five boroughs in the metropolitan area. The OMNY (One Metro New York) system allows riders of subways and buses to pay for their fare using contactless payment methods like […]

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Bitcoin price reaches a record-setting $AU39,000, it’s highest ever

Bitcoin has been flirting with the $US30,000 ($AU39,000) mark for weeks, and finally passed that record-setting level Saturday. The virtual currency is now valued at above $US33,000 ($AU43,000), an all-time high. Bitcoin (XBT) has tripled in value during 2020, growing steadily even as the stock market plunged in the early days of the pandemic. Investors […]

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The Galaxy S21 might skip the SD card slot this year

The Galaxy S21 has been a leaky ship these past couple weeks, with tons of rumors and specifications surfacing about Samsung’s upcoming phone. While we’ll know everything about the device in a couple weeks, that doesn’t mean we aren’t curious ahead of time, you know? This latest rumor isn’t so great, though. Despite the powerhouse […]

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Viral stolen iPhone video charges and $200,000 MacBook thefts in the Apple Crime Blotter

Men accused of using SBA loans for Apple purchases, pardons for Apple-related offenders, and iCloud leads to charges against the Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation in this week’s Apple Crime Blotter.
The latest in an occasional AppleInsider series, looking at news from the world of Apple-related crime:
Men charged with using disaster funds to buy […]

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