1. jclisenby's Avatar
    I have been pondering the newly revealed additions in iOS 6 to see what clues they may hold to what we will see in the New iPhone (or iPhone 6, if you prefer). Passbook brings to mind a huge feature that has yet to be discussed, NFC. It's the logical choice that Apple would build NFC into the new phone, and Passbook all but confirms this. Passbook is a gateway to coupons, store cards, and passes. What Apple hasn't revealed yet, is that it will function with NFC to allow for mobile payments that don't require barcode scanning. Just think about it, everyone but Apple has introduced NFC and is working on a solution. With the Apple Ecosystem as it is, they have to be dying in Cupertino to integrate NFC. Passbook is their first step. Look for it on the new iPhone in October.
    06-12-2012 05:16 PM
  2. Dryland's Avatar
    I think this is the whole reason for passbook. We will just have to wait and see what new hardware they introduce in iPhone 5.
    06-12-2012 05:27 PM
  3. Craig's Avatar
    NFC would be nice, maybe in iOS 7, but I don't think we will see it any sooner. I don't think it will be on the new iPhone this fall, but with Apple I have been wrong many times before!
    06-13-2012 03:18 AM
  4. Timhewitt's Avatar
    Apple holds 26 NFC patents. I expect them to use them at some point.
    06-13-2012 04:26 AM
  5. jclisenby's Avatar
    NFC would be nice, maybe in iOS 7, but I don't think we will see it any sooner. I don't think it will be on the new iPhone this fall, but with Apple I have been wrong many times before!
    I think they have to release it this fall. Every other major OS has it and Apple would fall too far behind without. RIM has it heavily integrated and Google uses it for payments and sharing. If Apple doesn't include it, that will be a huge mistake.
    06-14-2012 12:09 PM
  6. deadp1xel's Avatar
    I seriously hope apple will introduce NFC functionality in the next iPhone. Otherwise, who gives a crap about passbook?
    06-15-2012 09:16 PM
  7. Dryland's Avatar
    I seriously hope apple will introduce NFC functionality in the next iPhone. Otherwise, who gives a crap about passbook?
    Frequent Flyers
    06-15-2012 10:10 PM
  8. mfm77's Avatar
    Smart money says they do incorporate NFC when the iPhone 5 comes out. I have other apps that hold my store card and coupon information (and even my airline check-in data), so I'd find Passbook pretty redundant if all it did was mimic those apps.
    06-17-2012 08:30 PM
  9. ModeratorOMD's Avatar
    Well, I don't know about NFC, but I will certainly be using my Passbook, I think that's another good feature.
    06-18-2012 06:24 PM
  10. Snackbardan's Avatar
    My passbook is just coming up with the opening screen but it never changes. Does anyone else have this problem.
    06-18-2012 09:06 PM
  11. zm976311's Avatar
    My passbook is just coming up with the opening screen but it never changes. Does anyone else have this problem.
    Devs need to build Passbook functionality into their apps
    06-18-2012 09:57 PM
  12. rvzz's Avatar
    Anyone used passbook on iOS 6 beta?

    I have couple of movie tickets from fandango and also a boarding pass but couldn't open them with passbook?
    06-25-2012 01:45 AM
  13. zm976311's Avatar
    Anyone used passbook on iOS 6 beta?

    I have couple of movie tickets from fandango and also a boarding pass but couldn't open them with passbook?
    Look at the post directly above yours
    06-25-2012 08:21 AM
  14. pink2's Avatar
    The only thing I was able to upload was mobile coupon directly from the Target app, so the poster above is right, the other apps/web sites will have to add Passbook options to their apps/sites. I would like to know how to delete the Target coupon though.
    09-19-2012 04:34 PM
  15. eb_therebel's Avatar
    The only thing I was able to upload was mobile coupon directly from the Target app, so the poster above is right, the other apps/web sites will have to add Passbook options to their apps/sites. I would like to know how to delete the Target coupon though.
    To delete the coupon, you just swipe to the side like you would in mail or messages.
    09-19-2012 05:41 PM
  16. pink2's Avatar
    To delete the coupon, you just swipe to the side like you would in mail or messages.
    Believe it or not I did try that and it doesn't work. I even went back to the Target app to see if there was a remove option and there wasn't. But this will be a good test. The coupon expires on the 28th. Lets see if it disappears then or if I happen to go to the store if it reminds me that I have it with me.
    09-19-2012 05:48 PM
  17. floydstyle's Avatar
    Don't you guys think that if iPhone 5 had NFC, they would have been presented in the keynote?
    09-19-2012 06:12 PM
  18. eb_therebel's Avatar
    You hit the button on the bottom right corner that looks like an "I" and the pass flips over and you can hit the trash can icon to delete the pass
    pink2 likes this.
    09-19-2012 06:12 PM
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