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New York Subway Completes Rollout of Apple Pay Support

Monday January 4, 2021 4:43 am PST by
After suffering substantial delays, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has completed its rollout of Apple Pay support to all buses and subway stations in the city via its OMNY contactless fare payment system. With the OMNY contactless payment system, riders are able to hold an iPhone or Apple Watch near a contactless reader to pay their fare with no authentication necessary,...
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Full Rollout of Apple Pay Support for NYC Subways Delayed Until December

Wednesday June 3, 2020 1:03 pm PDT by
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been working to bring its OMNY contactless fare payment system to all buses and subway stations throughout the city, but the rollout of the system has been delayed due to the ongoing public health crisis, reports The Wall Street Journal. OMNY tap-and-go fare payments with Apple Pay Express Transit support became available at one of New...

Apple Pay Express Transit Users in NYC Reportedly Being Charged Just for Going Near Tap-and-Pay Readers

Thursday January 9, 2020 4:44 am PST by
Some travelers on the New York City subway who have enabled Apple's Express Transit feature on their iPhones are reportedly being hit with unintentional MTA charges when they walk near the tap-and-go fare readers. Image credit: PRNewsfoto/OMNY Express Transit is an Apple Pay feature that allows users to pay fares with a swipe of their iPhone or Apple Watch at the turnstile without having to...
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Apple Pay Now Accepted at NYC's Penn Station, Coming to 85 More MTA Stations Later This Month

Wednesday December 11, 2019 12:10 pm PST by
New York City's public transit agency MTA today announced that its tap-and-go fare payment system OMNY is now available at Penn Station, a major hub, with support for both mobile wallets like Apple Pay and contactless credit cards from the likes of Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. 96 OMNY readers are now live at 18 turnstile arrays serving the A, C, E and 1, 2, 3 lines at Penn Station,...
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Revamped Apple Maps Rollout Reaches New York City

Monday September 30, 2019 3:23 am PDT by
Apple on Monday began rolling out a major update to its New York City coverage in the Maps app, boosting geographical details and correcting numerous errors in the process, according to the New York Post. The update should see an increase in details on buildings, roads, parks, sports fields, parking lots, ground cover, foliage, pools, pedestrian pathways, and bodies of water. For...
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Apple Reportedly Seeking Large Office Space in New York City

Thursday August 15, 2019 7:12 am PDT by
Apple is searching for a large office in Manhattan with between 200,000 and 500,000 square feet of space, according to New York real estate site The Real Deal. One source cited in the report believes Apple may end up securing up to 750,000 square feet of space, suitable for up to 5,000 employees by rule of thumb. 55 Hudson Yards render The report, highlighted by Cult of Mac, claims Apple has...
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Apple's All-New Downtown Brooklyn Store Opens Next Weekend

Monday November 27, 2017 7:33 am PST by
Apple today announced that it is opening an all-new retail store in Downtown Brooklyn next weekend following several months of construction. 300 Ashland The store is located in the new 300 Ashland building in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, with an official address of 123 Flatbush Avenue. The grand opening will occur Saturday, December 2 at 10:00 a.m. local time. The store will...

New York City Plans to Replace Transit MetroCard With Electronic Card Readers That Support Apple Pay

Monday October 23, 2017 12:43 pm PDT by
New York City is planning to replace its existing MetroCard transit payment system with electronic card readers that will allow New Yorkers to pay their subway and bus fares using Apple Pay, reports The New York Times. A committee of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority this morning approved a $573 million contract for a payment system that mirrors the one in use for the London...
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Apple Celebrates Pride During Parades in San Francisco, New York City, and Toronto

Sunday June 25, 2017 4:46 pm PDT by
Apple this weekend participated in a few LGBTQ pride parades happening around the world, including those in San Francisco, New York City, and Toronto. Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted his support for the parades, wishing a happy pride, "to all our employees, their families and customers around the world!" Happy #Pride2017 to all our employees, their families and customers around the world! ...
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Apple Said to Add Beats 1 Broadcasting Booth to Iconic Fifth Avenue Store in New York City

Sunday April 9, 2017 11:10 am PDT by
Apple's flagship store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan will include a "very unique area" for broadcasting its Beats 1 radio station, as part of ongoing renovations, according to a person familiar with the matter. This particular source has provided MacRumors with reliable information in the past. Apple's iconic Fifth Avenue store in New York City The person did not share any further details, but ...

Apple's Iconic Fifth Avenue Store Moving to Temporary Location on January 20 During Renovations

Thursday January 5, 2017 6:54 pm PST by
In June 2015 it was reported that Apple would renovate its iconic Fifth Avenue retail store, temporarily relocating its operations to the vacated FAO Schwarz toy store in the General Motors Building. A MacRumors reader spotted a new sign in front of the iconic store that reveals the relocation will happen on January 20. FAO Schwarz vacated its location in the General Motors Building in July...

North America's Busiest Commuter Trains Now Support Apple Pay

Thursday October 6, 2016 7:11 am PDT by
New York governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the MTA eTix app for iPhone now supports Apple Pay, enabling commuters to conveniently and securely purchase tickets for New York City's Long Island Railroad and Metro-North Railroad trains. As of this week, commuters can use Apple Pay to purchase one way, round trip, ten trip, weekly, and CityTickets tickets — as well as monthly passes —...
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Apple Confirms Upcoming Retail Store at World Trade Center [Updated]

Thursday July 28, 2016 9:46 am PDT by
Apple market director Jason Barlia has confirmed the company's plans to open a retail store at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in Lower Manhattan, according to CNET. The store will be located in the Oculus transit and retail complex, and it is expected to open later this year. WTC Transportation Hub - Oculus (Image: Priscilla C. via Instagram) The location will mark Apple's tenth...
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Apple's First Retail Store in Brooklyn Opens July 30

Thursday July 21, 2016 9:20 am PDT by
Apple has announced that its first retail store in the New York City borough of Brooklyn opens on Saturday, July 30 at 10:00 a.m. local time. As rumored since late 2014, the store will be located at 247 Bedford Avenue in the Williamsburg neighborhood. The store hours are 10am-8pm on Monday-Saturday and 11am-7pm on Sunday. Apple is nearly finished renovations at 247 Bedford Avenue (Thanks, ...
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Apple's First Retail Store in Brooklyn Confirmed by Job Listings

Thursday May 19, 2016 8:06 pm PDT by
Apple has posted a series of job listings today and earlier in May for retail positions in Brooklyn, confirming that the company plans to open its first store in New York City's most populous borough in the near future. Apple's jobs website lists typical retail store positions, including Creatives, Experts, Geniuses, Specialists, Business Leaders, and management, while recent LinkedIn postings ...
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Apple Expands Postmates Same-Day Delivery to Manhattan

Tuesday November 17, 2015 6:16 am PST by
Apple has expanded Postmates same-day delivery to Manhattan for most products ordered through the Apple Online Store and Apple Store app. The service is available for Mac, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, cables, accessories and many other items in stock at local Apple Stores for a $19 flat rate fee. Most products are guaranteed to be delivered within a two-hour window, but ...
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Pope Francis Visit to NYC and Philadelphia Could Delay iPhone 6s Deliveries on Launch Day

Saturday September 19, 2015 1:46 pm PDT by
While many customers around the world anticipate receiving their brand new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus when the smartphones launch on September 25, pre-order deliveries in areas of New York City and Philadelphia could be delayed as Pope Francis prepares to visit both of those cities next week. Pope Francis visit could delay iPhone 6s deliveries in NYC and Philadelphia UPS, a courier service...
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Apple's First Retail Store in Queens, New York Opens July 11

Tuesday July 7, 2015 5:19 am PDT by
Apple has announced that its first retail store in Queens, New York, located at the Queens Center shopping mall in the Elmhurst neighborhood, will have its grand opening on Saturday, July 11 at 10:00 AM local time. The new Apple Store at 90-15 Queens Boulevard will be open between 10:00 AM and 9:30 PM on Monday-Saturday and between 11:00 AM and 8:00 PM on Sunday. Apple's first retail store...
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Apple to Renovate Iconic Fifth Avenue Store, Temporarily Relocate to FAO Schwarz Building

Thursday June 11, 2015 8:58 am PDT by
Apple's iconic Fifth Avenue store in New York City will soon close for renovations and temporarily relocate to the soon-to-be-vacated FAO Schwarz toy store in the General Motors Building, according to the Associated Press. The report does not offer a timeline for the renovation plans. Apple's iconic Fifth Avenue store, left, and nearby FAO Schwarz store, far right (Flickr) FAO Schwarz, the...