Saturday May 27, 2017

This robbery would go a lot more smoothly if we could just give you cash instead of doing Apple Pay

(Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

Listen 2:45

Steve and Samir's night went from bad to worse when the guy who was robbing them in an alley also made them wait around while he tried to get his Apple Pay machine to work.

Look, I have cash, can I just go ahead of him?

- Steve, standing around while robber tries to figure out Apple Pay machine

Steve and Samir thought help had arrived when a passer-by rushed over, but the good Samaritan had only come over to suggest they put clear tape over the magnetic strip on their debit cards.