Until today, mobile payments has been a fragmented — and mostly stalled out — attempt to make Point of Sale payments at retail shops easier, faster and safer. Companies including Visa and Target have all tried various ways to get us to use our phones or other devices instead of a plastic credit card. Some of the biggest collaborations, like ISIS Wallet (now called Softcard) have struggled to gain any traction.
But Apple just announced a real game-changer: Apple Pay.
Already 220,000 retail locations around the USA have pledged to use the ApplePay service.Continue Reading » →