How do you accept contactless card payments on your phone? Many tap-on-phone apps are available in the UK - here's an overview.
Which contactless digital wallets can be tapped on a card terminal in the UK - and which should merchants accept? Find out how they differ.
What are the limits on contactless transactions in the UK and beyond? When are cardholders required to enter a PIN? Here's how it works.
What's the meaning of contactless payment? We look at the definition, technology, options and how they work for all parties.
The rise of QR code payments and tap-on-phone has raised questions about the future need for card machines. As it turns out, it's not straightforward.
What are the challenges for blind and partially sighted people when paying in shops? We spoke to the RNIB for their insights on accessible payments.
Learn about the meaning and purpose of NFC. How does it function during a contactless payment? Here are the ins and outs of the technology.
How does softPOS work? What is the definition of it? We explain the term, technology and issues around 'tap on phone'.
How can merchants accept card payments while avoiding physical touch? We list remote payments and contactless methods with a card machine.
The story behind electronic payment terminals starts with Diners Club. What happened since, in chronological order?
Is it a golden time for contactless payments? UK leads the way, with contactless cards more popular than chip and PIN. Here are the developments.
Which payment providers accept Apple Pay in the UK? How do you know if you're already accepting it? We also look at transaction limits and refunds.
In London black cabs, it's now a requirement to offer card payment as an option. We look at the implications and card solutions for cab drivers.
When Google Wallet launched, it was marketed as the solution that would bring together the mobile phone and the wallet. How is that working out?
The mobile payments landscape is changing and contactless payments are getting normal in Australia. What do the developments in 2014 tell?
There are now many ways to accept contactless payments with a smartphone. We explain the different mobile contactless solutions in the UK.