As services like Android and Apple Pay have become the standard in payment systems, anyone trying to enter the game now has to have something good to compete. Samsung Pay, for example, doesn’t just rely on NFC for secure payments, it can also use traditional magnetic card readers by generating a magnetic field. ... Read More »
Google Wallet has long supported multiple credit cards, but strangely it was limited to only one bank account. With the latest app update, that restriction is finally gone, so you can add multiple bank accounts to the app. For extra security, a “Lock Now” button has also been added to the drawer, which bypasses the ... Read More »
Samsung Pay launched not long ago, supported by a few new Samsung phones and AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile here in the United States. Missing, of course was Verizon, which didn’t come as much of a surprise to most people.
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The rumored OnePlus Mini is gaining some steam, with a few leaks about the hardware specifications of the device popping up. The latest leak gives some pretty impressive specs for the $250 price point, but OnePlus fans might be pretty upset by the inclusion of NFC.
The device could be powered by either a Snapdragon ... Read More »
Information has been pretty sparse about Android Pay, especially its release date. We’ve been waiting for a while now, and it might come within two weeks. Verizon claims that the service will be launching on the 16th of September.
Other companies have had dates for the launch of Android Pay before, and they’ve been wrong, ... Read More »
Pharmacy giant Rite Aid has announced that it will begin accepting mobile payments beginning August 15. The company has announced that NFC-based payment systems will be supported including Google Wallet, Apple Pay and the upcoming service, Android Pay, which will arrive with Android M. Other tap-and-pay services, such as NFC credit and debit cards, will ... Read More »
Softcard was an interesting experiment formed by a few U.S. carriers to replace Google Wallet as the number one mobile payment system. Not that being number one helped Google, as it was the only one at the time. But with many deals and partnerships, Softcard was a decent service that would have been far better ... Read More »
We always said that the key to mobile payment adoption was for Apple to debut its own version. Of course, we were right. When Apple debut Apple Pay, more locations suddenly wanted to support NFC payments. One of those places is Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
Stores in Disney World will support NFC payments ... Read More »
In the new frontier of mobile payments, we’ve yet to see a definitive winner come in and take the market by storm. Both Google and Apple’s NFC-based payment systems have certainly made a name for themselves, but they’ve yet to reach the kind of saturation and ubiquity old fashioned magnetic strips have. Which is ... Read More »
Android users want to pay for things using NFC with Google Wallet, and iOS users want to pay for things using NFC with Apple Pay. And one thing is standing in their way: CurrentC. But the most passionate users of both platforms aren’t going to let their mobile payment system of ... Read More »