6 best apps to take payments with your iPhone

By Lucy Harris|2019-04-18T10:56:55+00:00April 18th, 2019|Tags: , , |

When the iPhone was first introduced, few thought it would stimulate growth for small businesses, but this is exactly what's happened. Now, even food trucks and cash-strapped merchants with an iPhone can accept payments from anyone with a credit or debit card. The three things you need to take [...]

Top five Square alternatives in 2019

By Oliver Wastie|2019-04-18T11:02:51+00:00April 17th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Square’s idea was a stroke of genius in its simplicity: use your smartphone or tablet to take credit and debit card payments. But in the US, businesses looking for mobile credit card processing solutions have an increasing number of alternatives to choose from. PayPal’s own card reader solution called [...]

Square review: feature-rich Point of Sale with card payments

By Lucy Harris|2019-04-29T15:38:57+00:00March 13th, 2019|Tags: |

Our rating Square offers a simple and convenient way to accept card payments with almost no upfront investment. Square is an efficient and affordable way for small and growing businesses to manage payment processing, invoicing, inventory, employees and more through a single service. Account holds continue [...]

PayPal Here review – what’s the draw?

By Lucy Harris|2019-01-28T09:38:20+00:00June 20th, 2018|Tags: |

Our rating If you are already using PayPal for payments online and happy with the experience, PayPal Here is an easy way to branch out to face-to-face payments. Highs No fixed or monthly fees Instant funds on PayPal account Chip, swipe and [...]

Flint review: mobile payments without a card reader

By Jamie Roberts|2018-09-12T19:13:46+00:00February 20th, 2017|

UPDATE: Flint has been discontinued, so this review is no longer updated and will be out of date. From our reports, Flint shut down its processing in early February 2017. Customers are referred to Stripe, Square and similar alternatives. Sometimes, even the smallest smartphone accessories can be far away just [...]

Google is finally doing payments right with Android Pay

By Jamie Roberts|2018-12-14T18:38:46+00:00September 7th, 2015|Tags: , |

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 [...]