Remember Softcard? We haven’t heard much about the mobile payments service since it gave itself a name change, but today the company is in the news thanks to Google.
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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 »
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Wanna make a quick five bucks? Send a penny to a friend who has never used Google Wallet before. No, really. Google has announced a promotion today that will get you five free simoleons just for introducing someone to Google Wallet.
According to Google, both you and the receiver will get the money once ... Read More »
Heads up, Android developers, because Google just announced a new version of Google Play services with some spiffy updates for several Google apps.
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 »
Google Wallet never really gained popularity. It was fun paying for things by tapping your phone to a sensor, but not enough people knew about it or could even use it (thanks, carriers!). I always thought that the day Apple introduced NFC payments would be the day it would become widely used. Little did ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »
Heads up, Android developers! Nearly two months after Google let loose the Google Play services 4.3 update, the Mountain View firm has announced that update 4.4 is now making its way out into the world. Here are the goodies that you can expect to find in this new ... Read More »
Google has steadily been adding new features to Google Glass ever since it kicked off its Explorer program in 2012, including wink photo capture functionality and support for sending photos in Hangouts. Today a new rumor has hinted at another feature that Google may have up ... Read More »