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Be like a Jedi and pay for your travel or shopping with a wave of your hand

Be like a Jedi and pay for your travel or shopping with a wave of your hand

By 16 December 2014

For the Christmas season, Barclaycard is trialling a new format for contactless payments: gloves. Its prototype contactless payment gloves enable shoppers to pay for bus or Tube journeys in London or for their items in shops using just a wave of a hand.... >>

Give a penny to charity every time you use NFC to pay for travel in London

Give a penny to charity every time you use NFC to pay for travel in London

By 29 October 2014

Barclaycard and the Mayor of London have launched an initiative whereby you can donate a penny to London charities every time you use your contactless payment card on the capital's transport services. Penny for London is possible thanks to Barclaycard's... >>

Can’t pay by NFC on London Underground today, how about wearing a Barclaycard bPay wristband?

Can’t pay by NFC on London Underground today, how about wearing a Barclaycard bPay wristband?

By 16 September 2014

London's underground train network now accepts contactless payments as well as Oyster Cards on its entry gates and Barclaycard has ensured that its payment wristband is compatible. Transport for London has today started to accept payments on cards and... >>

bPay: Using Barclaycard's vision of a cashless future

bPay: Using Barclaycard's vision of a cashless future

By 7 July 2014

Barclaycard recently announced bPay, a wristband designed to give you quick and convenient contactless payments on the go. Making appearances at a couple of festivals prior to general launch, we went down to British Summer Time in Hyde Park to put bPay... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III now with Quick Tap contactless payment service

Samsung Galaxy S III now with Quick Tap contactless payment service

By 3 September 2012

Orange and Barclaycard have announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be the first Android smartphone to utilise a contactless payments service. Samsung Galaxy S III users will be able to load their phone with money from their MasterCard, Visa, debit... >>

Barclaycard PayTag adds contactless payment to any phone: pictures and hands-on

Barclaycard PayTag adds contactless payment to any phone: pictures and hands-on

By 19 April 2012

Barclaycard has unveiled a new credit card that can add a contactless payment function to any phone, regardless of whether it is NFC-enabled or not. Called Barclaycard PayTag, the device is a small chip-filled Visa card with a sticky back that attaches... >>

HTC, Sharp, and ZTE planning NFC smartphones

HTC, Sharp, and ZTE planning NFC smartphones

By 16 October 2011

HTC has been coy about adding NFC to its smartphones to date, but that could all be about to change after the company, along with Sharp and ZTE, announced that it is joining the NFC forum. The NFC Forum, the non-profit industry association that advances... >>

Samsung Wave 578 NFC action with Orange and Barclaycard

Samsung Wave 578 NFC action with Orange and Barclaycard

By 22 September 2011

Orange and Barclaycard have finally announced that the Samsung Wave 578 is coming with NFC capabilities, as Pocket-lint reported would happen back in February. It's the second of the Quick Tap mobile phones to hit Orange, following the début of the service... >>

Orange and Barclaycard NFC mobile payments service goes live in UK

Orange and Barclaycard NFC mobile payments service goes live in UK

By 20 May 2011

Orange and Barclaycard have finally launched their combined NFC mobile payments service in the UK, as reported on Pocket-lint back in January. It's the first of its kind in the UK, and sees the country catch up with others around the world by offering... >>

Samsung Wave 578 brings NFC to Europe with Orange

Samsung Wave 578 brings NFC to Europe with Orange

By 14 February 2011

Orange is bringing near-field communication (NFC) to Europe thanks to the Samsung Wave 578 phone. The move builds on Orange's previous commitment to contactless payments thanks to a partnership with Barclaycard. The initial territories to benefit... >>


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