I want to leave my wallet at home and just carry my smartphone SO BAD. At the very least, I want to only carry my Drivers License and let my smartphone do the heavy lifting of carrying my medical card, credit cards, and even loyalty/gift cards. Looks like Google Wallet is making my wish [almost] a reality. The recently updated iOS and Android app now lets users add and redeem gift cards right from the app.
I don’t carry cash. Normally I don’t run into trouble without cash with the only exception being when I go out to eat with others. It seems as if I’m …
Would you bank exclusively from your smartphone?
I got the chance the answer that question when the folks at GoBank reached out and asked me to check out their service (currently …
As a family in this day and age, it’s safe to say we integrate technology into our daily lives quite easily. Even though our gadgets stay within arms reach at all times, we still try to spend quality time with each other – No tech allowed. We attempt to implement this family rule everyday during dinner time. Every once in a while, we all lapse and take a peek at an incoming text or email. Our kids are only four and two years old, but they want to invite some talking doll or gadget with a bunch of lights and noises to the dinner table. So we have implemented a trick as a reminder of our dinner table rule.
One of the Atlanta Taste of the Trucks sponsors was LevelUP, a mobile payment app that uses QR Codes as a mobile wallet. Users can quickly pay for goods/services and add a tip without ever pulling out a credit card. Many of the food trucks at the festival was using LevelUp, so since I love QR Codes, and food, I took Lil’ Tech down to the event to test it out.