Apple is already testing the Tap to Pay feature near its headquarters.
Recall that Tap to Pay was introduced at the beginning of the year, but it will be fully launched only at the end of the current year, and even then only in the United States for the first time.
Tap to Pay allows you to turn your iPhone into a payment terminal. As a result, you can pay for something or transfer money simply by touching one smartphone to another. Of course, the function is primarily designed for entrepreneurs.
Yesterday, a short video appeared on the Web showing how this feature is used in the Apple Park Visitor Center. Recall that this is a company store located next to the headquarters of Apple Park.
The Apple Park Visitor Center is one of the only apple retail stores in the US to support contactless pay straight from an iPhone. Awesome to see in person! pic.twitter.com/GiFDiL56OO
– Michael? (@NTFTWT) May 15, 2022
The author of the video writes that the Apple Park Visitor Center is one of the few company-branded stores in the US that works with Tap to Pay. So it looks like he’s not the only one. In any case, the full function in the US will work at the end of the year.
Stylish, original and surprisingly inexpensive. Nothing Phone (1) is credited with a price of around $390
In a couple of weeks there will be a presentation of the first smartphone company Nothing, which will be released under the name Nothing Phone (1). Now there is information that it will be a fairly affordable device.
A version with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash memory, according to rumors, should go on sale for about $ 390. The 8/256 GB version will cost around $405, while the 12/256 GB version will cost $455.
Nothing Phone (1) will receive a FullHD + OLED screen with support for a refresh rate of 120 Hz. It will be built on the basis of a Snapdragon 778G + single-chip system. The main camera will be equipped with image sensors with a resolution of 50 and 16 megapixels, the front camera will be 16 megapixels. The battery capacity will be 4500 mAh, it will support 45-watt charging.
The smartphone will run on the Android 12 operating system with the Nothing OS shell and proprietary Glyph Interface installed.
165 Hz, 18 GB of RAM, a huge screen, a huge battery and an unusual design. Asus ROG Phone 6 images revealed
The gaming smartphone Asus ROG Phone 6 will be presented on July 5, but today multiple images of the device have appeared on the Web.
As you can see, the design will still be very unusual with many different elements and accents, but this is normal for a gaming smartphone. The camera module will change somewhat, although in general Asus is clearly not trying to make the new model radically different from the previous one.
The renders also show a new version of the proprietary AeroActive Cooler 6, which can also act as a stand, as well as a Devilcase Guardian Lite Plus case.
The smartphone is credited with SoC Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, a 165-Hz AMOLED display with a diagonal of 6.78 inches, 18 GB of RAM and a 5850 mAh battery with 65-watt charging.
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HTC Desire 22 Pro received a screen with a diagonal of 6.6 inches, Full HD + resolution and a frame rate of 120 Hz, as well as a triple main camera with sensors with a resolution of 64, 13 and 5 MP. Judging by the picture, there is no periscope module, which means that the “optical zoom” will be achieved due to the difference in focal lengths of different lenses.
In the configuration of the device, there is also protection in accordance with the degree of IP67 (and this is really not often found in mid-range models), a 4520 mAh battery (both wireless and reverse wireless charging are supported), pre-installed Android 12. The configuration is one – with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash memory.
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