Apple has always prevented customers from using curse words and racist language in laser engravings on products. But now, the company seems to have taken the practice one step further in China, a 1.4 billion people country and its second most important market by revenue.
Apple Maps vehicles have been spotted photographing the streets of Hong Kong, indicating that's where the iPhone maker could expand its Google Street View-like Look Around feature.
Octopus, the popular transit and retail contactless card predominantly used in Hong Kong, is now integrated with Apple Pay for residents of Hong Kong.
Residents of Hong Kong can now use Apple Maps to get transit directions via the built-in Maps app on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple Watch.
Apple's complicated relationship with China is making headlines again with news reports revealing that the Cupertino firm has bowed to political pressure from the Chinese government by removing an App Store app that activists have relied on to report police movements.
Apple's mobile payment service is coming to Hong Kong's popular Octopus cash transit cards.
It's official, HomePod is launching in mainland China and Hong Kong in early 2019.
Apple today released the new iOS 12.1.1 software update for iPhone and iPad and it came with a pair of enhancements for the company's Siri-driven HomePod wireless speaker.
Apple Pay expansion in international markets has accelerated lately, with the mobile payment system launching in France yesterday and now, just 24 hours later, in Hong Kong. According to Apple Pay's Hong Kong website, the service is supported at launch by all three major credit card companies: Visa, American Express and MasterCard, with cards issued by Hang Seng Bank, Bank of China (Hong Kong), DBS Bank (Hong Kong), HSBC, Standard Chartered and AmEx.
Hong Kong, a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China, will get its fifth Apple retail store a week from today on Thursday, June 30, Apple announced today. Located inside the New Town Plaza shopping mall at 18 Sha Tin Centre Street, the store will be open seven days a week between 10:00am to 10pm local time.
During yesterday's WWDC 2016 keynote, Apple has confirmed that its mobile payments service is officially launching later this year in France, Hong Kong and Switzerland. Local Apple Pay webpages in these countries have already been refreshed to acknowledge the forthcoming launches in partnerships with Visa, MasterCard and American Express and detail participating banks and merchants.
Spotlight Suggestions, a feature that recommends content from the Internet when searching with Spotlight on an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad with iOS 9.0+ or a Mac running OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later, has expanded to seven additional markets: Hong Kong, India, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and United Arab Emirates.
Counting these regions, Spotlight Suggestions are now available in a total of 26 major markets around the world, listed on Apple's iOS Feature Availability webpage.