Apple Pay is coming to Taiwan soon

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Apple Pay is awesome, but where do they accept it?
Apple has a new Apple Pay market in its sights.
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Before it arrived in China earlier this year, Tim Cook called launching Apple Pay for the Chinese market “top of the list” in terms of Apple’s priorities.

Coming up to a year later, it now appears that Apple’s mobile payment service is also set to launch in Taiwan — at least according to a new report.

Parody video shows new use for Samsung’s Note 7 as mobile meat griller

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You should buy this phone.
Cooking meat? That's something the iPhone can't do.
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Poor old Samsung: not only did was it forced into rushing out its Galaxy Note 7 by Apple’s iPhone release schedule, or to undergo the humiliation of doing a mass recall of one of its better-reviewed handsets, but now people are poking fun at it, too!

A new parody video from Taiwan shows how the once critically acclaimed Note 7 can be repurposed as a mobile device for cooking meat — provided you’ve got the necessary aluminum foil smartphone case, that is.

Check out the video below.

Apple recruiting for its first Taiwan retail store

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Apple is growing like a weed in China. Apple's retail stores have always been attractive places, but their newest store in the West Lake shopping center in Hangzhou, China, is more than attractive: it's gorgeous. Credit: Apple
Apple's gorgeous retail store in Hangzhou, China.
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Apple has started recruiting employees for its debut Apple Store in Taiwan, which is set to be located in the country’s capital city of Taipei.

While Apple has long since worked with Taiwanese manufacturers like TMSC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company), this will be the first Apple retail outlet to open in Taiwan. We doubt it’ll be the last, though!