Almost a year ago, Google held a press conference to announce Google Wallet, an ambitious, multi-faceted plan for a cash-free future in which cell phones would replace hard currency. More »
The money in your bank account is typically covered by federal insurance, but your internet payment services typically aren't. If PayPal or Venmo went belly-up, you'd probably lose your existing balance. That won't be a problem if you're usingGoogle Wallet, though. Google is now holding your Wallet fundsin banks with FDIC insurance, so your digital credit is now that much safer.
The trend for minimalist wallets continues with no end in sight. All you have to do is search Kickstarter for the keyword “wallet” and you’ll see what I mean. Speaking of Kickstarter and minimalist wallets, I have a new one to show you today. It’s the Decadent Minimalist DM1 wallet.
They Seyvr wallet is made of high-quality reinforced premium leather and is only about 15mm thick. The trifold wallet has six card slots, a money clip for cash and receipts, and it has a 1400mAh lithium-polymer battery that can keep your phone charged. The wallet is available in two versions, one with a built-in Lightning cable and one with a microUSB cable.
The Combat Wallets from Hell-Bent Holsters is a simple, compact wallet that fits in more pockets than standard wallets will. They have a patent-pending design with a clipped corner on the card pocket and “pressed the retention straight into the kydex to create a unique fanning motion that enables you to find the right card fast.
Get a free $20 dining gift card by setting up your UGO iOS wallet today.Get a Free $20 Gift Card by Adding Loyalty Cards to your UGO iOS Wallet is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
The days of the bulging Costanza wallet may be numbered now that Apple Pay and other forms of mobile payment starts to become popular. WaterField’s new Spike wallets hold your driver’s license, transit card and a few bills (plus a house key when necessary), and will fit into your front pocket. They are made with WaterField’s rugged grizzly brown distressed soft full-grain leather.
The battle for mobile software dominance revolves around two companies: Apple and Google. Now both giants are also going head-to-head in mobile payments, as they prepare to push deeper into digital wallets, Mike Isaac and Brian X. Chen report.
There was no question that AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon gave up on their Softcard mobile payment service when they agreed topre-install Google Wallet, but it's now apparent that they're beating an especially hasty retreat. Softcard istelling usersthat its service will stop working after March 31st -- when April rolls around, both the app and your account go bye-bye.
New Steve Jobs biography has revealed that the legendary Stanford commencement speech almost never happened.Steve Jobs’ Legendary Stanford Commencement Speech ‘Almost’ Never Happened is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
I’ve been downsizing the weight and quantity of “stuff” I carry around. This includes my pockets. RC Fibers makes a series of lightweight wallet products made in the USA, so I thought I’d take a look. First up is the Classic RC Carbon fiber money clip. Measures 2.5 L x 1.75 Wx .5H (inches). This thing barely measures on the scale at just over 7 grams.
Google on Thursday confirmed the arrival of Android Pay and a revamped Google Wallet, an overhaul of the company’s mobile payments products, which was previously reported by The New York Times.Both products are a shift from the company’s past mobile commerce efforts, which largely flopped. The new services, like the world of payments in general, are not simple.
Klpping added: "It's a small country but it shows what can happen if you make a nice product. We tried to make a really nice product, that's what we like to do. We put all the newspapers and magazines from one country into one system and got young people starting to pay for journalism...[and start getting them] in the habit of paying, like they do for music and films nowadays.
Square Enix snuck in a mobile game while we were still busy obsessing over various incarnations of Final Fantasy, both on the big machines and hopefully on mobile as well. But its surprise game, Masters of the Masks, couldn't be farther from whatever preconceived notion you might have of a Square Enix mobile game, incorporating some things that the game developer has never done on mobile before.
One of Google's most influential engineering executives is weighing his options at the company roughly six moths after he was replaced as head of the maps group, sources say.Brian McClendon, who was Vice President of Google Maps, was replaced by Jen Fitzpatrick, another Google veteran who has been with Google since 1999 and was one of its first female engineers.