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Apple Pay

Apple Pay vs. Android Pay

Android Pay mobile payments solution coming soon, but not from Google

November 27th, 2014

Apple’s Apple Pay mobile payment app available on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus saw huge popularity after launch, injecting new life into the NFC-based payments business. Google, and others, have included such features in Android devices for years, but they never really took off. In fact, only recently, Apple’s competitors confirmed they witnessed an increase …

Where Can I Use Apple Pay Square

Great news: Apple Pay will soon be accepted by a lot more small businesses

November 22nd, 2014

So far we’ve heard a lot about Apple Pay support at major retailers, but what about the small businesses in your neighborhood? CNN reports that help for them is on the way because Square founder Jack Dorsey says that the company is working on adding support for Apple Pay to its popular payments system.

Coin Review

I just replaced every credit card in my wallet with Coin

November 21st, 2014

Coin is not the future. This is important to make clear right off the bat. The future of payments will look much more like Apple Pay than it does Coin. In the digital age, there is no reason we should still have to carry paper money or plastic credit cards in the United States. We do …

Apple Pay Demo Eddy Cue

Video: Watch Apple’s Eddy Cue shop with Apple Pay

November 18th, 2014

Apple’s mobile payment solution is already off to a great start, according to various reports which say Apple Pay is more popular than any existing alternative, and is helping other NFC-based contactless payments products that have been available to smartphone users for a number of years pick up steam. KTLA’s The Tech Report has further …

Apple Pay at Whole Foods, McDonalds, Walgreens

Apple Pay is finally doing what other NFC mobile payment solutions couldn’t

November 17th, 2014

Apple Pay is far from becoming the most important payment solution buyers have at their disposal, but Apple’s NFC-based wireless payments app is finally doing something that similar products from the competition couldn’t do for so many years and that’s raise awareness about this particular type of payments alternative, while simultaneously significantly growing the number …

Apple Pay Black Friday Shopping

Apple Pay is poised to make a huge impact on Black Friday shopping

November 14th, 2014

Walmart may not like it but Apple Pay looks like it’s about to have a big impact on 2014’s Black Friday shopping season. A new survey conducted by Stratos, the makers of the Bluetooth Connected Card Platform, estimates that 30% of American smartphone owners plan to use either Apple Pay or Google Wallet to buy …

Apple Pay Release Date

The next huge step in Apple Pay’s quest to take over the world

November 11th, 2014

Apple Pay is a huge deal. The United States is painfully behind the times when it comes to smartphone-based payment solutions, but Apple is looking to rocket us into the lead in the mobile payments market — while making a boatload of cash in the process. Apple Pay just launched last month and it’s already …

Apple Pay Whole Foods Sales

Apple Pay is already having a significant impact at one major retailer

November 10th, 2014

If you’re looking for more evidence that Apple Pay is already a big success, look no further than a recent estimate put out by Mike Dudas, the cofounder of mobile payments rewards startup Button and a former executive at Google Wallet. Using data from both regulatory filings and from Whole Foods CIO Jason Buechel, Dudas …

Walmart Apple Pay Support

This is the real reason you won’t be able to use Apple Pay in Walmart stores

November 10th, 2014

Most of MCX retailers, including Walmart and many other big names in the retail business, are not taking Apple Pay payments from iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners interested in using the functionality because they’re working on their own mobile payments app called CurrentC, which should be an exclusive wireless payment option for them, …