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Apple Pay Vs. CurrentC Best Buy

Apple Pay rival CurrentC is circling down the drain

April 29th, 2015

Hey, everyone remember CurrentC? No, you probably don’t. Well, it’s a mobile payments platform that was designed by the Merchants Customer Exchange for use at MCX member stores, including Walmart, CVS, Best Buy, 7-11, Rite Aid, The Gap, Old Navy and Dunkin’ Donuts. CurrentC gained a brief couple of weeks of notoriety last fall when its members started turning off …

Best Buy Apple Pay Support

Best Buy finally sees the light, says yes to Apple Pay

April 28th, 2015

Best Buy on Monday announced it’ll support a new wireless payments technology both in stores and in a version of its mobile app, with the latter option available immediately, despite not having been eager to do so in the past. The mobile payment solution is Apple Pay, which is currently the most used such app …

Apple Pay PayPal Google Wallet

Apple Pay trounces PayPal and Google Wallet in customer satisfaction

April 21st, 2015

A new Changewave survey shows that when it comes to mobile payments, Apple Pay remains the player to beat. With each passing month, the number of Apple Pay users continues to increase. This of course shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise given that the number of iPhone users also increases every month. Additionally, …

Microsoft Payments vs. Apple Pay vs. Android Pay

Microsoft’s Apple Pay rival moves one step closer to launch

April 9th, 2015

It’s no secret Microsoft wants to turn mobile Windows 10 devices into digital wallets that work more or less like the Apple Pay, Android Pay (and Google Wallet) and Samsung Pay services that are available on mobile devices from the competition. The company has recently confirmed that future Windows 10 devices will support Host Card …

Apple Pay User Reviews

Apple Pay has disappointed early adopters

March 31st, 2015

Just a few short months after its launch, Apple Pay is by far the most widely used mobile payment service on the market. It takes a certain kind of brand to turn grocery shopping into an event, but that’s what Apple is trying to do with Apple Pay. Unfortunately, not all users see it that way.

Windows 10 vs. Apple Pay vs. Samsung Pay

How Windows 10 plans to fight Apple Pay and Samsung Pay

March 23rd, 2015

The final Windows 10 builds for desktop and smartphone are yet to be released, but more details about the features Windows fans should expect from Microsoft’s major operating system upgrade keep coming in. On top of revealing various new features for the desktop version of the OS last week during the WinHEC event in China, …

Apple Pay Adoption Rate

Apple Pay has a long, long way to go

March 19th, 2015

Do consumers actually want to buy things using their smartphones? It’s a very good question and right now the answer would appear to be, “No.” AppleInsider cites a new study from market research firm InfoScout that claims only 6% of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners have actually tried using Apple Pay in stores while 85% …

Apple Pay

Apple Pay is poised to go further than ever before

March 12th, 2015

Somewhat overlooked during a flurry of MacBook and Apple Watch announcements this past Monday was Tim Cook’s somewhat brief discussion of Apple Pay. Since launching this past fall, Apple’s mobile payments platform has continued to see widespread adoption, not only with consumers, but with retailers well. And now, apparently, you can add vending machines to …