Posts Tagged: Shopping

PayPal releases new Money Pool feature for upcoming holiday shopping season

PayPal announced a new feature that they hope will help people deal with the stress of the holiday shopping season. According to PayPal, 54% of people who responded to a recent poll say they are stressed out by the prospect of holiday shopping and only 32% find it a joyful experience. To help with that, […]

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Amazon Alexa deals will make you shout out your shopping list

The folks at Amazon are clearly attempting to entice you into the dangerous world of shopping with voice commands. They're doing Alexa-exclusive deals for customers who shop through the company's Echo, Echo Dot and Tap speakers, starting today until…
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You can now go shopping inside a virtual reality department store

Say hello to what eBay is calling the world’s first virtual reality department store, which allows eager customers to browse through collections like clothing, electronics, and home goods as though you were actually, well, in the store.

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Samsung Pay will support online shopping in 2016

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Samsung will be expanding its mobile payment system in the US next year by allowing users to shop online, also adding support for more smartphones.

The news, detailed by Reuters, means that lower-priced Samsung smartphones will support the system ‘within the next year’.

Speaking about the changes to Samsung Pay, Thomas Ko, global co-general manager of Samsung Pay, said: “[Wider] handset availability of Samsung Pay as well as online payment support is coming soon”.

Despite the announcement, there was no mention of which other countries will support Samsung Pay in the future.

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Ko notes that Samsung Pay is already ‘the most widely accepted mobile wallet in the United States’, largely due to compatibility with both old and new credit card terminals. In a press statement, HTC said:

“Samsung Pay continues to expand its reach and provide its customers unparalleled choice, flexibility and access.”

Apple Pay, which launched in September 2014, requires stores to install new equipment to function correctly, ‘hindering wider acceptance’ in the process, consultants have said.

Earlier in the month, we reported on news that Samsung has added 19 new issuers to the Samsung Pay ecosystem, with the line-up now featuring PNC Visa credit and debit cards and KeyBank MasterCard credit and debit cards.

Samsung’s decision to support online payments will see the mobile group take on PayPal, a massive player in the online retail game. Bitcoin will also serve as another competitor.

Samsung Pay first arrived in South Korea on a handful of Samsung gadgets including the Galaxy Note 5, S6 and S6 Edge+.

Source: Reuters

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Smart Shopping app Listonic undergoes a Material Design overhaul

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Listonic is a smart shopping list application available on both Android and iOS. The Android version of the application underwent a big update this week bringing an all-new design layout.

If you check your downloaded apps that are eligible to update, there’s a good chance Listonic is one them. The newest version of the application contains a design overhaul that matches Google’s Material design standards. We’re seeing the shift to Material design across a number of apps in the marketplace. Listonic is now more organized, contains brighter colors and has quick shortcuts embedded throughout the interface. You’ll also notice that some icons have changed to match that of Google’s design standard. Additionally, a bevy of new animations can be noticed throughout the application which are now cleaner and faster. You can update to the latest version on Google Play or tap the link down below to be directed. If the update doesn’t appear at first, be patient, it should hit all devices in the coming days.

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