Apple Wallet Stories August 13

Apple has announced today that it is expanding the availability of contactless student IDs in Apple Wallet to several new universities. This comes just in time for the start of the 2019 school year, with Apple touting that the expansion means over 100,000 students will be able to access their ID from iPhone and Apple Watch.

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Apple Wallet Stories June 10

Apple Wallet and Apple Pay have gradually expanded to additional stadiums, events, and more over the last several years. Today, college athletics ticketing service Paciolan announced that it is adding support for Apple Wallet, allowing fans to enter football games using their iPhone or Apple Watch.

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Apple Wallet Stories January 22

As a paperless kind of guy, I’m a huge fan of the Wallet app. I especially like the way it integrates all my cards, etickets and boarding passes into one place, rather than having to go hunting for them in a dozen different apps.

But there’s one small detail Apple appears to have forgotten which means there is still some hunting involved …

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Apple Wallet Stories October 3, 2017

We learned back in June that iOS 11 would for the first time allow third-party developers to access the NFC chip for their own apps, for the first time extending its use beyond store reward and gift cards through Apple Pay.

Major League Baseball says that it has been trialling the first ever NFC tickets in Apple Wallet. A trial by Oakland Athletics lasted for six games, and was evidently deemed a success as 23 MLB teams will be using the technology next year …

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Apple Wallet Stories August 11, 2017

Miami Heat becomes the first NBA team to switch to mobile-only ticketing

Miami Heat has announced that it will only accept etickets on phones for the upcoming season. Even if you buy your ticket from the box office on the night, you still won’t get a paper one …

Apple Wallet Stories June 16, 2016

Politico using Apple Wallet to send breaking news push notifications to users regarding Brexit

Apple’s Wallet app has become a lot more useful since the launch of Apple Pay, but Politico has found another new purpose for the app that’s a little out of the ordinary. As noted by NiemanLab, Political Europe is using the Wallet app to send push notifications to users regarding the EU Referendum.

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