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Amazon Prime Video Now Available for Apple TV

Now available in more than 100 countries, the Amazon Prime Video app makes its long-awaited debut for third, fourth, and fifth-generation Apple TV models. This is a big deal, as Apple’s set-top box is one of the last platforms to support this streaming service.

In addition to a familiar interface spanning across all other streaming platforms, the Amazon Prime Video app is special to the Apple TV in that utilizes Universal Search, a feature available only to Apple TV that allows users to search for all available Amazon Prime Video content using a system-wide search. In addition to this useful feature, the TV app is also integrated with this streaming service, allowing for even further accessibility.

The streaming service is also available in 4K for televisions sets and a first for 4K Apple TV users. Amazon Prime Video does require an Amazon Prime subscription, for a price of $10.99 per month, or $99 for the entire year.

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Apple Pay Cash: The All-New Convenient Way to Bank


Apple Pay Cash, much like Venmo and PayPal, is a peer-to-peer payment service that allows users to transfer money easily through the iOS interface.

To take advantage of this feature, the user must first activate Apple Pay Cash on their device via the instructions below:

1. Open the Wallet app
2. To set up Apple Pay, tap “Add Credit Card or Debit Card”
3. Follow the on-screen instructions and tap “Set Up Touch ID & Passcode”
4. If you already have Touch ID & Passcode enabled, you will not need to set one up for Apple Pay

Once your payment information is saved to the Wallet app:

1. Open any conversation in Messages
2. Tap the Messages App Store icon
3. Choose the “Apple Pay” icon
4. Tap the “+” or “-” buttons to enter an amount
5. Tap “Request” or “Pay”
6. Press the blue arrow to send

In the Wallet app, the money you’ve sent is listed as “pending” after sending a payment. This status will remain until the recipient accepts it, and all paid transactions are listed under “Last Transaction.”

There is no charge for sending money via Apple Pay Cash or a debit card, however, there is a 3% fee for using a credit card. After receiving your funds, it may be added to your Apple Pay Cash card in the Wallet app, or transferred to any bank account.

Apple Pay Cash is now available for iPhone 6 and later, iPhone SE, all iPad Pro models, the fifth-generation iPad, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 models running iOS 11.2.

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