Apple Pay works with Amex, MasterCard, Visa. What's Diner's Club--chopped liver?
Cue: The 6 biggest issuing banks are onboard. 220,000 merchant locations now. Largest department stores.
No way! You can Apple Pay a Subway
But this business of paying with your phone won't be real magic until it works everywhere (not just the 200K stores with receivers).
And Whole Foods (the crowd goes wild)
There was an unusually loud cheer for Whole Foods participation in Apple Pay. Must mean we're in California.
McDonalds is even adding Apple pay to its drive-thru.
I, for one, look forward to surrendering my last shreds of privacy in exchange for more convenience.
Cue: And online? There's over $1B a day spent online, and it's cumbersome. With Apple Pay, one-touch checkout. You don't even have to enter shipping address.
Cue: You can just check out with a touch... on your phone.
They've been working with Target to enable apple pay in their apps. You can pay with one tap on your phone.
Groupon will be incorporating Apple Pay.
If anyone has a chance to make wireless payments a Thing, it's Apple. It's persuading stores AND online companies to accept ApplePay.
You can use Apple Pay with Uber. Again, one touch.
And Open Table.
And Apple Stores, of course.
You'll be able to pay your check with Open Table app at some restaurants.
Apple pay comes with every iPhone 6 and 6+, launching in the US next month.
No mention of Starbucks. Weird.
"Apple pay will forever change the way all of us buy things," says Cook.
"One more thing".... and 2000 journalists' pupils dilate!
Cook says they have one more thing!
It's the iWatch. Here it comes!!! Hold your breath! Turn off your ringer! Exit the bathroom!
Cook: SHowing a video... of...
Cook: "We've been working incredibly hard, for a long time, on an entirely new product, which we believe will redefine what people expect from this category."
VIDEO... .meet the iWatch!!!! And YOU WERE ALIVE TO SEE IT!
Most erotic product video I have ever seen
The watch is GORGEOUS... especially in closeup, almost pornographic slow-motion!