Apple's Mobile Wallet Could Launch This Fall with iOS 8

Purchasing merchandise with a mobile phone is nothing new in many parts of the world, including Japan, South Korea, Scandinavia and many other parts of Europe, but it hasn't taken hold in the U.S. yet. Google Wallet is around but it hasn't been heavily adopted thus far. Apple, seeing a future in mobile commerce, has been working fervently on such a system.

Apple e-wallet could debut with iPhone 6

According to The Information, in recent months Apple has been in talks with many payment industry companies, including Visa, in effort to come to an agreement on a mobile payment system. People with knowledge of those discussions say that

iOS App of the Week: Amazon Music with Prime Music

When Amazon fist launched its Prime Music subscription service some people pointed out that its song library wasn't as deep as other services such as Pandora, but this week Amazon bulked up its catalog by adding thousands of new tracks from new and existing artists. Song selection aside, it is hard to ignore Prime Music as a viable music streaming option mostly because what you get for only $10 a month.

Amazon Music with Prime Music

Prime Music comes free with a Amazon Prime membership. This means you not only get access to free streaming music without ad interruptions, but a Prime account also includes free two-day shipping from Amazon.com, free access to Prime Instant Video and the ability to borrow digital books from the Lending Library if you own a KIndle. Not a bad deal if you consider the price of cable television or that Netflix only offers movie streaming for $.7.99/$8.99 a month.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sneak Their Way Onto the App Store

It's the summer movie season and that means lot and lots of movie tie-in apps and games are being created for mobile devices. Marvel Entertainment launched Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon last week, and today Nickelodeon released the official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie game. Just like Marvel, Nickelodeon decided not to release a free-to-play title, but they did include in-app purchases, which will probably not sit well with some fans.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

TMNT is a classic, side-scrolling beat 'em up where players can "take back the streets of NYC" using Leo, Mikey, Donnie and Raph. Players can upgrade their turtles with unique powers and weapons, complete combo moves to unlock a "Turtle Power" mini-game and use special abilities like "Freak Streak". The game features a Story Mode written by Tom Waltz, a Survival mode and Leaderboard support.

Angry Birds Transformers Comic Con Trailer is Better Than the Movies

The Angry Birds franchise may be getting a little crazy with all its products, games and HASBRO toy tie-ins, but Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds Transformers Comic Con trailer is pretty fun. Rovio hasn't revealed much about the game, but we do know there will be lots Transformer telepods for people to waste their money on, and plenty of "Autobird" and "Deceptihog" action. No official release date for the game has been announced.

Rovio is going to be at Comic Con from July 24th to July 27th. You can see their full schedule of events here. Rovio isn't the only mobile gaming studio showing off their products in San Diego. AMC is previewing their new game based on the Walking Dead television series, and Bandai Namco also unveiled its 2014 mobile game lineup at the event.

How to Create Contact Groups on the iPhone

Organizing contacts into groups can help to locate specific contacts faster with iOS. Unfortunately, the stock iOS Contacts app does not have built-in support for creating new contact groups. While existing groups can be accessed directly from iOS, new groups must be created and populated with contacts by using iCloud.

iCloud web start

This process will only work if iCloud is enabled to sync with the iPhone under Settings -> iCloud -> Contacts. To begin, access the iCloud website at iCloud.com and sign in using the same Apple ID and password that is connected to your iOS device. Once logged in follow these steps:

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