Say what you want about United Airlines, which has become the whipping boy of the airline industry since a recent incident where a passenger was injured while being forcibly removed from an overbooked flight. The airline's MileagePlus rewards program has been popular for quite some time, and a lot of frequent business fliers have a lot of miles built up that they can exchange for flights, upgrades and merchandise. That program now includes an "Apple Store" where those miles can be redeemed for Apple gear.Read More
Apps, hackers, tech summits and Apple Pay all make an appearance in today's Apple World Today News Update Podcast:
- TapTapTap releases Camera+ 9, turning the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus into amazing photographic tools
- Yahoo! You've been hacked!
- President-elect Donald Trump held his tech summit today, and asked Tim Cook and Elon Musk to stay after class...
- You can now fly the friendly skies and more with Apple Pay.
United Airlines announced today that it will be equipping 6,000 or so customer service repos with the iPhone 6 Plus. United pilots already use iPads in the cockpit, and last year the iPhone 6 Plus became standard equipment for 23,000 flight attendants.Read More