Tired of entering your credit card information on websites every time you make a purchase? Apple is making things a bit easier on iOS 8 by giving Safari the ability to scan a credit card and enter the details in a form, 9To5Mac reports. Also Read - iPad Mini for 2021 to ditch fat bezels, could bring along new Apple Pencil MiniAlso Read - iOS 4 is now available again on modern iPhones, complete with Home button: How to get it
So essentially, when a website asks you to fill in payment details before making a purchase, instead of manually filling in the form, you will just need to click a photo of your card. The feature uses optical character recognition to detect the numbers and name on the card and fill them in the form. Safari already saves your password and information in Passwords & AutoFill settings, so it will be interesting to see how much better this new feature will perform. Also Read - Apple originally planned to launch new MacBook at WWDC 2021, but didn’t: details here
Apple unveiled the redesigned OS X 10.10 Yosemite alongside iOS 8 at the WWDC earlier this week. While it demoed quite a few features on stage, a number of new features are being uncovered after developers got their hands on iOS 8 beta.