Tag Archive | "Passbook"

Samsung announces Wallet app, looks eerily similar to Apple’s Passbook

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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Stop the presses! At the Mobile World Congress today in Barcelona, Samsung unveiled a new Wallet app which enables users to store items such as sporting event tickets, boarding passes, and gift cards in one central location. Sound familiar? Well it should, because it’s essentially a copy of Apple’s Passbook app first introduced in iOS [...]

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Developers are feelin’ Apple’s Passbook

Thursday, December 20, 2012

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Wired reports: American Airlines and cosmetics retailer Sephora are among the big-name companies that have developed apps for Passbook and seen them downloaded by the tens of thousands since it was announced in June. Passbook also plays nicely with Eventbrite, Ticketmaster and Square. Apple doesn’t say how many apps have been developed for Passbook, but [...]

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MLB sees impressive adoption of digital ticketing via Passbook in iOS 6

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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While some companies are trying in vain to hasten the proliferation of NFC enabled smartphones, Apple, per usual, has chosen to go its own route. Rather than release an NFC-equipped iPhone, the company instead introduced a new feature dubbed Passbook in iOS 6. Passbook enables users to store tickets for various activities and events, from [...]

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