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Walmart Accepting Pre-Orders for New iPad Air, Release Date Listed as October 23 [Update: Out of Stock]

Thursday October 15, 2020 4:01 pm PDT by
Apple hasn't provided release date information for the new 10.9-inch iPad Air, but Walmart this afternoon began accepting preorders for some models. Stock is limited, but Walmart is offering the space gray and rose gold models for preorder. According to Walmart, ‌iPad Air‌ purchases will ship out on Friday, October 23. Friday, October 23 is also the release date that was temporarily...

Walmart Partners With Apple to Allow Voice Orders Through Siri

Tuesday November 12, 2019 12:33 pm PST by
Walmart this week announced a new partnership with Apple, which allows the Walmart Voice Order feature to be used with Siri. With this option, Apple users can ask ‌Siri‌ to add items to their Walmart Online Grocery Cart through a new ‌Siri‌ Shortcut. After pairing an account, customers can create a shopping cart by saying "Add to Walmart" and then naming the product they want to purchase. ...

Walmart Now Offering Online Postpaid Smartphone Upgrades for AT&T Customers

Monday June 17, 2019 9:57 am PDT by
Walmart today announced that its customers can now complete postpaid cell phone upgrades on the Walmart website for the first time, allowing Walmart to better compete with both carriers and retailers like Best Buy by offering online purchases. Starting today, Walmart is offering postpaid cell phone upgrades for AT&T customers with a simple online upgrade process that Walmart says saves "up to...

Walmart Planning to Launch Original TV Shows on Vudu, Starting With 'Mr. Mom' Reboot

Monday April 29, 2019 9:02 am PDT by
Walmart is planning to expand Vudu by introducing original television shows over the next year, according to a report by Bloomberg. As it currently stands, Vudu offers users a way to rent and purchase movies and television shows, akin to iTunes. Now, the Walmart-owned service is planning to launch family-friendly television shows as a way to become a competitor in the ever-growing streaming...

Walmart Overtakes Apple to Become Third Largest Online Retailer in U.S.

Saturday November 17, 2018 9:02 am PST by
Apple has ceded its position to Walmart as the third largest online retailer in the U.S., according to a new report out this week (via TechCrunch). Research provider eMarketer Retail calculates that Walmart is set to capture 4 percent of all online retail spending in 2018, up from 3.3 percent the previous year, while Apple will claim a 3.9 percent share, up from 3.8 percent in 2017....

Walmart Gets Into eBooks With Launch of New iOS App, Reveals $9.99/Month Audiobook Service

Wednesday August 22, 2018 8:42 am PDT by
Walmart today announced that it has partnered with Rakuten Kobo to launch its own dedicated eBooks platform, simply called Walmart eBooks. The service will be available as an iOS and Android application, as well as on Kobo's eReaders, and function similarly to rival eBook services from Apple and Amazon. "More than six million" eBooks will be up for purchase on Walmart's site, and once you find ...

Unlike Costco, Walmart Has 'No Plans' to Accept Apple Pay

Tuesday August 21, 2018 12:42 pm PDT by
Costco, the world's second largest retailer behind Walmart, recently confirmed that it now accepts Apple Pay and other contactless payment methods at all of its 527 warehouse locations in the United States. Walmart appears to be unfazed by the move, however, as it remains committed to its own Walmart Pay platform in the United States. "Walmart Pay is the exclusive form of mobile payment...

Walmart Subsidiary Jet.com Becomes Official Apple Authorized Reseller

Wednesday May 9, 2018 7:26 am PDT by
Jet.com today became an Apple Authorized Reseller, which allows the Walmart-owned marketplace to sell brand-new Apple products like the iPad, MacBook, Apple Watch Series 3, and much more (via Business Insider). In terms of prices, Jet isn't offering many notable discounts on Apple's devices, with most products -- like Beats headphones and 2018 iPad -- matching the original retail prices at...

Walmart Pay 'Close to Surpassing' Apple Pay in U.S. Mobile Payments Usage

Tuesday November 7, 2017 4:04 am PST by
Walmart announced "Walmart Pay" in December of 2015, bundling its mobile payment solution directly into the Walmart app for iOS and Android devices and entering the market one year after Apple's own Apple Pay launched in 2014. Now available nationwide in 4,774 Walmart stores, Walmart Pay is "close to surpassing" Apple Pay in terms of mobile payments usage in the United States (via Bloomberg)....

Apple Pay Holdout Walmart to Launch QR Code-Based 'Chase Pay' Next Year

Thursday November 3, 2016 9:47 am PDT by
Chase has announced its payments service Chase Pay will launch at Walmart stores in the United States in 2017. The digital wallet will be integrated into the Walmart app for in-store purchases, allowing Chase Visa credit and debit cardholders to pay at the checkout by showing a QR code to the cashier. Chase Pay will also be added to Walmart's website next year, allowing customers to make...

Walmart Subsidiary Asda Testing Apple Pay in U.K.

Tuesday August 23, 2016 10:42 am PDT by
While its parent company Walmart remains one of the most notable Apple Pay holdouts in the United States, British supermarket chain Asda now appears to be testing the mobile payments service at select locations in the United Kingdom. The supermarket chain, which has 626 stores across the U.K., recently confirmed on Twitter that Apple Pay is something it is "currently trialling in a few of...

'Walmart Pay' Expands Nationwide as Apple Pay Holdout Continues [Updated]

Monday July 4, 2016 2:12 pm PDT by
Walmart has announced that its mobile payments solution Walmart Pay is now available in 19 more U.S. states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. Last month, Walmart Pay widely expanded to Alabama, Georgia,...

Apple Pay Holdout Walmart Expands 'Walmart Pay' to 16 More States

Thursday June 23, 2016 6:56 am PDT by
Walmart has announced that its mobile payments solution Walmart Pay is now available in 16 additional U.S. states, including Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia. Washington, D.C. is also on board. Walmart Pay is built into the Walmart app [Direct...

Apple Watch Sport and Accessories Now Available at Walmart

Friday December 11, 2015 7:39 am PST by
Walmart has begun selling the Apple Watch Sport and accessories through its online store for U.S. customers. The discount retailer is currently only carrying 38mm and 42mm Sport models in Silver or Space Gray for $349 to $399 alongside the Apple Watch Sport Band and Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Cable. Walmart joins a growing number of Apple Watch resellers carrying the wrist-worn device in ...

Walmart Announces Apple Pay Competitor 'Walmart Pay' for iOS

Thursday December 10, 2015 4:10 am PST by
Walmart today introduced its own mobile payments service called "Walmart Pay" built into its Walmart app on iOS and Android. The new Apple Pay competitor will roll out in select Walmart stores in the U.S. this month, followed by a nationwide launch within the first half of 2016. Walmart Pay's QR code-based checkout process will involve opening the Walmart app, selecting Walmart Pay,...

Walmart Offering iPhone 5 for $127, Third-Generation iPad for $399

Friday December 14, 2012 11:15 am PST by
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, we've been highlighting several increasingly good deals on the iPhone 5, and Walmart is now launching new discounts on both the iPhone and iPad that may be of interest to some readers. Starting today, Walmart has dropped prices on both the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S, with the 16 GB iPhone 5 now on sale for just $127 and the iPhone 4S coming in at...

Walmart to Offer New iPad Beginning at 12:01 AM Local Time

Thursday March 15, 2012 1:31 pm PDT by
As noted by Insanely Great Mac, Walmart has issued a statement announcing that it will be offering a "limited supply" of the new iPad beginning at 12:01 AM local time at its 24-hour stores in the United States. Walmart's sales will start eight hours before Apple's own retail stores open for business Friday morning.If you want to be the first person amongst your friends and colleagues to have the ...