Samsung Pay is a mobile payment service much like Android Pay (though with no need for an NFC terminal, which is a big plus) that’s restricted to Samsung devices. However, one way of getting Samsung Pay without a Samsung phone was to pick up the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch.
Samsung’s proprietary mobile payment system is expanding to Russia. Starting today, folks in Russia will be able to use Samsung Pay with five banks. Those are Alfa-Bank Banking Group, VTB24, MTS Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Russian Standard Bank, and Yandex.
The list of devices that support Samsung Pay in Russia is similarly short. You’ll need ... Read More »
Having a form of authentication is very important for mobile payment apps, and fingerprint sensors are a lot easier than entering a PIN over and over. Now Galaxy Note 7 owners have another authentication option for Samsung Pay.
The latest update to Samsung Pay adds iris scanner support, allowing you to approve purchases in ... Read More »
Though many banks now support Android Pay, Chase has not offered any support for its cards in the mobile payment app, meaning that those with Chase cards have been left out. Thankfully, that’s about to change.
We knew that chase would eventually support Android Pay, but thanks to this leaked document, we have a ... Read More »
Android Pay is meant to be as simple as possible. You just unlock your phone, tap a sensor, and you’ve paid. Unfortunately, loyalty programs aren’t quite as easy. You still have to bring up your loyalty card and have the cashier scan a barcode.
Walgreens is changing that by becoming the first ... Read More »
Verizon is running a new promotion offering two gigabytes of free data for users of Android Pay. While 2GB doesn’t seem like much, and it’s only good for two billing cycles (and let’s be fair, it’ll likely be used up by then), it’s free!
The physical Google Wallet Card was an awesome idea. It’s a regular card like your debit card, but it’s filled using the Google Wallet app. You can use it for purchases without fees, and if it’s out of money, you pull out your phone and refill it. I always kept it empty and in my ... Read More »
A crowded market is only going to get even more crowded as time goes on, and mobile payments aren’t looking any different. Companies that might not have considered mobile payments as a viable means to buy goods just a couple of years ago are turning things around in a big way, and now the number ... Read More »