BMW's Digital Key Plus now works with the 2023 Xi model and the iX1, its all-electric SUV, using an iPhone or Apple Watch in your pocket.
Watch Apple's “Tap to Pay” feature, which lets the iPhone accept contactless payments without using additional hardware, in use at Apple Park's visitor center.
Apple will launch a new iPhone contactless payments feature with Tap to Pay on Apple Pay, coming later in 2022 via merchant-enabled iOS apps in the United States.
A future iOS update could enable your iPhone to accept credit card payments directly via its onboard NFC chip without requiring any additional external hardware.
Like so many other smartphones on the market today, iPhones support NFC (near field communication) capabilities. NFC is frequently used by Apple Pay and by compatible NFC tags.
Should you stumble upon someone's lost item with an AirTag attached, tap the AirTag to your iPhone to read the underlying NFC tag and reveal the owner's contact information.
Owners of Android handsets, not just iPhone users, can access a custom discovery message available after placing your AirTag item tracker in Lost Mode, Apple has confirmed now.
New York City's Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) has announced that Apple Pay and other contactless payment methods are now accepted at all stations and on all buses.
Apple's mobile payment option, Apple Pay, is one of the company's most popular services. But Dutch regulators are investigating Apple over antitrust concerns.
Apple hasn't made the rumored "CarKey" ("Car Key") feature officially official just yet, but we know it's something the company has been working on for quite some time. And now a new report sheds quite a bit of light on what we should expect in the future.
According to code strings discovered in early iOS 14 code, Apple is likely working with German carmaker BMW on CarKey, an upcoming feature in iOS 13.4 that will let you lock, unlock and start compatible vehicles with your iPhone using the short-range NFC wireless standard.
One of the more exciting new features heading to supported iOS devices is the new "CarKey" API.