As soon as it was discovered that Apple’s new iPhones would feature chipsets made by both Samsung and TSMC and came in different sizes, many were quick to wonder if the difference in manufacturer and size would actually impact how the phone operated. It turns out that in terms of performance, the differences are negligible.
However according to recent benchmarks, it seems that battery life on the other hand is very different, with the TSMC-made A9 sporting battery life that is almost 2 hours longer than the Samsung-made A9. That being said, Apple has since come forward and issued a statement about the alleged differences in battery life. Read full post →Apple Comments On A9 Battery Life Benchmarks
When Apple Pay was announced, it was actually surprising that Starbucks was not one of the supported retailers. After all Starbucks seems to be pretty well ahead of the technology by introducing the ability to pay using apps and smartphones, so one would think that they would be quick to jump on board with mobile payments like Apple Pay.
That being said if you think so too, you might be pleased to learn that Apple Pay will soon work with Starbucks, KFC, and Chili’s. This was revealed by Apple Pay head Jennifer Bailey who announced it at the Code/Mobile conference. According to Bailey, “[KFC] has a special place in my heart — it was my first job ever. We’re seeing a lot of support for quick-service restaurants with a need for fast payment.” Read full post →Apple Pay Coming To Starbucks, KFC, And Chili’s