Reports that PayPal was trying to cozy up with Apple for its mobile payment system are almost as old as the rumors about Apple Pay itself. We last reported on the rumors way back in January, and now a new report claims all that work came to naught. In fact, the veteran Internet payment company apparently signed a deal with Samsung to power its own fingerprint payment system for its devices.
So who managed to get their hands on an iPhone 5s over the weekend? Despite waking up at midnight PST to order online direct from Apple.com, our own handset finally just shipped from China this morning, marking the first time we didn't have one on launch day. But don't cry for us, Argentina -- instead chime in on the comments and let us know your own tale of success (or failure) at procuring one!
Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Files can often be spoofed on shady download sites, but there’s a simple way to verify not only the integrity of the file, but also that it hasn’t been tampered with during transit over the Internet. MD5, or Message Digest version 5, gives you a condensed version of the file (or a “digest”) that can be compared at point A and B to ensure the file is exactly the same. Continue reading, and we’ll show you how to verify your files using its digital file fingerprint.
Apple acquiring most any company would certainly be worthy of headlines, but a new report claims Cupertino is snatching up the creator of "award-winning smart fingerprint sensors" which could point to the company's future plans for digital payments.