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Apple Pay

Apple Pay vs PayPal Online

Apple Pay payments coming to the web

June 13th, 2016

Apple will take its payment product to the next level at this year’s WWDC event, a new report indicates. The company will launch an Apple Pay version for the web that will let Apple device users pay for goods with the touch of a finger. Apple Pay on the web will compete directly against PayPal, …

Apple Pay Vs CurrentC

Apple Pay can’t be beat as MCX delays launch of CurrentC yet again

May 17th, 2016

When Apple originally introduced Apple Pay with the iPhone 6, it was widely assumed that mobile payments were finally poised to go mainstream. The harsh reality, though, is that Apple Pay has been somewhat slow to get off the ground. While the service itself is intuitive and works incredibly well, wide-scale adoption has only started …

Apple Transit Cards

Apple wants to replace your subway and bus passes with the iPhone

February 17th, 2016

As anyone who lives in a big city can attest, public transit can be something of a logistical pain. Delays and overcrowding issues aside, riders always need to make sure that they not only have their transit card handy, but also that they have sufficient funds on the card in the first place. While the …

Apple Pay PayPal iMessage

Apple tipped to use iMessage for future PayPal killer feature

November 13th, 2015

A report from The Wall Street Journal a few days ago said that Apple is working on a person-to-person payment feature that will rival similar products from PayPal, Venmo, and others. New unconfirmed details about this upcoming Apple Pay feature have now leaked, suggesting the iPhone maker might use its popular iMessage platform to handle these peer-to-peer …

Samsung Pay LoopPay Hack

Main company behind Samsung Pay tech breached by Chinese hackers

October 7th, 2015

One of the big new features Samsung has been touting this year is Samsung Pay, or Samsung’s own Apple Pay rival that it touted as “ready to go” at more shops than Apple Pay could ever reach, as it didn’t require special hardware from retailers. At the same time, though, Chinese hackers were breaching the computer …

Apple Pay WWDC

Apple Pay updated in a major way; More banks, retailers, and a rewards program

June 8th, 2015

Apple today announced a number of updates regarding Apple Pay, the company’s mobile payment platform. For starters, Apple Pay will soon be coming to Discover, bringing the service to 50 million card members. Further, the number of stores slated to accept Apple Pay is also expanding, with Trader Joes, Baskin Robbins, and El Pollo Loco …

Apple Pay UK

Apple Pay UK release set for this summer

June 8th, 2015

Ahead of WWDC, the Apple rumor mill continues to operate at full throttle. The most recent report suggests that Apple Pay will be coming to the United Kingdom in about two months time. According to a report published in The Telegraph this past weekend, Apple will making the announcement official later today with a planned …

Apple Pay Vs. Google Wallet Comparison

Many huge retailers see Apple Pay as a dud

June 5th, 2015

Do we really want to pay for things in retail outlets with our smartphones instead of our credit cards? Both Google and Apple think we do but so far contactless mobile payments haven’t caught on in a big way at all. Reuters took a survey of 98 of the top 100 retailers as listed by the …

Apple Pay Europe Release Date

Apple Pay might expand to Europe sooner than expected

May 20th, 2015

Apple’s mobile payments solution is still only available in America, though Apple is expected to expand Apple Pay support to other markets. One major region for Apple Pay is Europe, and the iPhone maker might soon launch its wireless payments service in at least one European country sooner than we’d anticipated.