Apple Pay Day: Dispatch From a Post-Wallet Future

The Apple Pay mobile payment system at a Whole Foods store in Cupertino, Calif. on Oct. 17, 2014. Photographer: Eric Risberg/AP Photo

Apple released a software update for the iPhone 6 today that activates Apple Pay. The feature is designed to let users pay for stuff in stores or online by tapping their phones and authenticating the transaction using a fingerprint. Since I own an iPhone 6, I decided to see if the future has arrived. Here's what I found.

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