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Another game-changing iOS 8 feature: cool or scary?

Another game-changing iOS 8 feature: cool or scary?
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Apple is making it easier to spend your money online.

The company has added a feature to the Safari browser the new iOS 8 that will allow users to scan a credit card. Instead of entering numbers when purchasing online, you just scan the card with your device's camera.

It looks like this:

card scan

When entering a credit card number into a form online to, for example, make a purchase, Safari already allowed users to quickly select credit cards stored in its Passwords & AutoFill settings. You can still do that, but in iOS 8 you’ll now also have the option to select “Scan Credit Card” and snap a picture of the card. Apple then uses optical character recognition of sorts to input the number into the text field in Safari. There’s also a way to scan and save cards using the camera directly from within the Passwords & AutoFill settings.

There are other iOS 8 features you need to know about. Here are 5 new things coming to your iPhone or iPad with iOS 8.

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Source: 9to5Mac
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