Apple Pay coming to mobile websites this year

“Apple Pay is finally ready to move beyond apps,” Jason Del Rey reports for Re/code. “Apple has been telling potential partners that its payment service, which lets shoppers complete a purchase on mobile apps with their fingerprint rather than by entering credit card details, is expanding to websites later this year, multiple sources told Re/code.”

“The service will be available to shoppers using the Safari browser on models of iPhones and iPads that possess Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint technology, these people said,” Del Rey reports. “Apple has also considered making the service available on Apple laptops and desktops, too, though it’s not clear if the company will launch that capability.”

Del Rey reports, “An announcement could come at WWDC, Apple’s conference for software developers, which typically takes place in June, though sources cautioned that the timing of an announcement could change.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Apple Pay will be easier and more secure than any other solution available and, in this market, nothing’s more important than ease-of-use and security.


  1. I can foresee two options. One require an iPhone or iPad with Touch ID and pass the token securely to a paired computer. Or they could be planning to include Touch ID and the secure element into future MacBooks. I wish they’d enable you to log into your computer with Touch ID either on a computer or on a paired Phone.

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