Apple Pay Soon to be Available at a Ton More Restaurants

Get ready iPhone users. Pretty soon, you will be able to use Apply Pay for a whole new range of food and drink purchases. Apple recently announced that Square┬áis building a new reader, specifically designed for Apple Pay. Due out in the fall of 2015, this new reader will dramatically expand where you can use your Apple Pay. Even smaller, local operations like coffee shops and farmers’ markets will be able to take advantage of the convenience of the Apple Pay reader.

Besides the new reader, Apple Pay will also begin supporting rewards cards for a number of brands. It’s already available for brands like Subway, McDonald’s, and Starbucks, with Coca-Cola, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Panera Bread to soon follow. And while making your big mac purchases even more convenient is great and all, the real advantage of the new Apple Pay will be how easy it is for any restaurant to participate –yes, even that tiny hole in the wall take-out place you love.

Source: Eater
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