Appendix A. Take Advantage of the Passbook App and Discover Other Awesome Things Your iOS Device Can Do

One of the new apps Apple added to iOS 6 is called Passbook. It’s an iPhone-only app that’s designed to manage electronic airline boarding passes, movie, show and sporting event tickets, store rewards cards, and digital retail coupons—all from a single app.

For the Passbook app to function, it must be used in conjunction with one or more third-party apps. Plus, it’s necessary to have your iPhone’s Location Service functionality turned on for use with this app.

As of late-October, only a handful of companies were supporting Passbook functionality. Each company is using it in a slightly different way in order to interact with iPhone users who ...

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