Marketing Apple Pay in Japan is really easy: just use Apple Pay Suica. In America where Apple Pay is only about credit cards Apple has a marketing challenge pointed out today by John Gruber: I do think Apple has a marketing problem with Apple Pay, though. I can tell from […]
iOS 11.4 rumors have been making the rounds on Japanese social media. One screenshot in particular suggests Apple Pay will continue the rollout of China Express Transit card support for Jiangsu, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Chongqing. China Express Transit cards use the same specifications and are similar in concept to the Japanese […]
9to5Mac found some interesting Apple Pay code strings in iOS 11.3 beta 4 that imply Shanghai and Beijing transit cards might join Apple Pay. The text strings along with UI tweaks in the Apple Pay Wallet ‘Card Type’ screen in iOS 11.3 b4 also suggest Apple might be revamping Apple Pay […]
The Apple Pay set up page was finally updated with iPhone 8, iPhone X and Apple Watch Series 3 information. The nice surprise is that iPhone 8, iPhone X and Apple Watch 3 now support up to 12 Apple Pay cards.
Inbound Suica officially starts September 22 with the release of iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3. Anybody visiting Japan with these devices can add and use Suica. To mark the official rollout of Apple’s global FeliCa support, here is a basic guide. Plastic or virtual Suica? The choice of […]