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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