10-01-2012 05:11 AM
I know I love to get my new credit cards in the mail. I've even (no I'm not ashamed to say this) applied for cards because I wanted them for the way the look. I would never use a card that I thought was ugly. With that said I'll miss traditional credit cards when they leave. I was watching a new article on tv and they have been talking about cell phones as the new way to pay with your credit accounts. It's not here yet, but it's coming. A few weeks before the TV segment, I was in line at Starbucks and the car in front of me paid by handing the woman at the window her phone.
Here is a link to an article but there are many more just google: http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13970_7-20032840-78.h
Oh how I don't want to loose my beautiful credit card collection and put at virtually into my mobile phone!! What about you......??
10-01-2012 06:01 AM
I'm not sure if mobile phone payments will ever really take off. Who wants to hand their $500 phone over when buying something? Plus I'm not sure how secure of a payment system it will be or if someone will figure out how to hack your mobile phone. It feels too risky to me.
10-01-2012 06:21 AM
I don't see the physical cards going away any time soon. There are still plenty of people who don't even have smart phones.
10-06-2012 10:38 PM
this is the same concept with carrying cash.
after so many years its hasn't gone away yet (not that it won't someday)
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