Apple Credit Card

Discussion in 'AppleTalk' started by lardcas, Mar 26, 2019.

  1. Hero33

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    I was making siko apple for increasing the price of all of its products for minor updates.

    I’m more impressed with esoteric cards you rarely see but know the barriers are higher.


    I remember when I was a kid (13) and pulled out a stack of 100 dollar bills at Best Buy to buy my gadgets they all stared at me.

    I was like I’m from a kingdom where we put our cash under the bed. Lol
     
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    I can’t wait to use an Apple Card to buy something at CDR-King :)
     
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    Sasabihin nila plus 5 percent po
     
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    Mm...it is high time for Apple to partner with more banks outside of the USA and a few select countries and offer Apple Pay and Apple Card. That is if Tim Apple wants to make Apple a behemoth in the credit card industry. It is a very lucrative business.
    Presence is currently limited to 27 countries.
     
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  6. raypin

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    Mm...Apple Card is even smarter than I thought: from the app, presumably the Wallet app, you can generate new credit card numbers at will, making the Card a whole lot safer to use. Good job, Apple.


    https://apple.news/ABL09_vmlSn26tEPL9qVSkQ
     
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    I have a feeling this will never come to the Philippines.
     
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    You may get one in the States, but you may not be able to use it here...as a glorified door opener, yes; maybe a throat slicer ala The Equalizer...
     
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    Don't forget the USB-C 64GB drive! :)
     
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    Add to that: Safari autofill helps with remembering new card numbers. And you just tap your Apple Titanium Physical Card on your iPhone if you want to activate it.
     
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    im liking this product more and more. i once had a credit card issued by the same bank i used to work for but never really used it that much. the features of the Apple Card makes sense and i wonder why credit card companies and banks (including my former employer) never thought of such "innovations" - in quote because they are so simple and basic that they're not innovative at all. the cost of interest charges feature for one is quite helpful - the few times i used my credit card, i made sure i paid the balance in full and that's about it. i never really knew the interest charges if i only pay the minimum amount or more, which is the case for most people who owns a credit card.

    this is the company that i have come to love and patronized whenever my budget allows it and its nice to know that even in the most basic of products, apple still designs their products in such a way that it becomes useful, changes what is norm now and soon becomes the norm itself.
     
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    biggest question is when will this be made available locally.


     
  13. raypin

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    Mm....the Apple card is being given out like candies. Goldman Sachs is under pressure from Apple to hand them out like candies. Apple has an active user install base of 100 million Americans. Tim Cook wants to equip each one with the Apple card. Reason: it will help drive Apple services revenues.
     
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    +1 on this
     
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    Is this already available in Greenhills?

    :LOL:
     
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  16. penmanila

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    So what exactly does it take to get one? (Sorry, haven’t back-read yet).
     
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    Mm...Eligibility req:

    https://support.apple.com/en-ph/HT209257

    For now, card is limited to US citizens or US legal residents with credit history (credit limit and interest rates depends on your FICO scores maintained by the major consumer credit rating agencies in the USA like Equifax).

    I think it will roll out in other countries, same as Apple Pay. Philippines? Not bloody likely.
     
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    It will be useful for cutting cake, or wedging to a door lock to open it.

    Oh, it’s a credit card? Thought it’s just a novelty item.
     
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    Wow, unboxing of a credit card. As one commenter has put it, "This is Peak consumerism". lol.
     
  20. GilGrissom

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    Isn't the apple card just a regular Mastercard CC? So any merchant that takes Mastercard can take the apple card via a swipe or a chip reader (no contactless transactions though).
     

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