SumUp Air is probably the cheapest card reader with mobile app, but what can you expect for the low fees?
After an initial slow start, the UK market has seen a dramatic uptake of contactless payments. Cards overtook cash payments in 2018, caused in part by the rise of contactless cards being the easiest way to pay for transactions below £30. Retailers and small businesses: take note if you [...]
Although cash has always been the usual method of payment for London’s famous black cabs, from October 2016 you will be able to take a ride in any of the 20k+ licensed iconic vehicles and pay using your credit or debit card. As of early 2016, only around 50% of [...]
Google's first take on mobile payment did not pan out well for the company. Google Wallet never appealed to the masses as its privacy issues security holes never really allowed it to take off. The second take, Android Pay, looks more rewarding. With more than one billion active Android [...]
The iZettle Pro Contactless card reader has been discontinued. iZettle now offers a newer model, called iZettle Reader, to all new customers. Its EPOS service for hospitality businesses is called iZettle Pro. After disrupting the European mPOS market with its free card reader Lite, mobile [...]
Norwegians love payment cards. People hardly carry cash anymore when they can pay for anything from a coffee to daily groceries with their debit or credit cards. So why bother with a mobile wallet when payment cards are easy to carry? While Norwegians are usually ahead of the curve [...]
The advent of the smartphone is resulting in a revolution that few would have predicted when they first started to make their arrival on the world stage just a few short years ago. Who would have foreseen how they would revolutionise the way we pay for everything [...]
The growth in mobile payments, namely NFC and mobile wallet payments, is set to increase in line with the number of smartphone sales around the world. According to the latest research from Gartner, published on 14 February 2012, total smartphone sales in 2011 reached 472 million units and accounted [...]