Apple Pay in Maps

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As spotted by @Mitty:

Coles and Woolies have it, McDonald’s doesn’t. Veeeeeery interesting…

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#2

The Woollies near home (big new massive one with cafe and sushi bar inside) has it. The Woollies near my work (small, pointless one) doesn’t.

Interesting.

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3 posts were split to a new topic: Loyalty cards in Apple Wallet

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#5

When iOS lets you add AU credit cards, that’s when you’ll know it’s really happening. Right now it seems like an interesting curiosity. Would love to be wrong though…

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#6

Right now I would be happy to even have my Village Cinema membership QR code somehow able to be put in Wallet. Have not been able to figure it out yet. I contacted Village Cinema and they responded by saying they have no plans to integrate with Wallet. Wasted opportunity.

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#8

Now that I look around I’m more and more intrigued. If there were any small stores with it we could write it off as a data error, but the fact that it’s just Woolies and Coles (and not even all of them) is curious.

Maybe Apple are doing an end-run around the payment processors and dealing directly with the retailers…

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#9

Whichever way they do it i’m super keen

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#10

Only issue is that the uses for it are all American almost, and anything Australian is like just one-off uses like plane tickets and concert tickets.

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#11

Can’t find a Sydney Coles or Woolies with it. :frowning:

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#12

Here you go :smile:

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#13

Must be only ones on Elizabeth Street! :wink:

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#14

Coles Broadway has it

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#15

Brisbane and Perth too.


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#16

I’m loving that possible big news for us Apple nuts is breaking on here, reminds of the good old days when Mactalk broke some big stories.

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#17

I truly hope this means it will be ready to use soon. :slight_smile:

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#18

I’ve reached out to Apple for comment - will be interesting to see if there’s any response.

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#19

Nice :+1:

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#20

Story now on Macrumors :). ATAU gets a mention! http://www.macrumors.com/2015/10/23/apple-pay-australia-coles-woolworths-apple-maps/

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#21

And on 9to5Mac, though they credit MacRumors and not us.

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#22

AppAdvice has the story now as well.

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