Barclaycard archive

  • Samsung Galaxy S III now with Quick Tap contactless payment service
    Phones

    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
    Phones

    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
    Phones

    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
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    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
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    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
    Phones

    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...

  • Orange and Barclaycard make NFC mobile payments a reality
    Phones

    Orange and Barclaycard make NFC mobile payments a reality

    By 27 January 2011

    Orange and T-Mobile customers will soon be able to ditch their wallets by turning their mobile phone into their cash card, after Everything Everywhere, the parent company, announced a new deal with Barclaycard. The companies will launch the UK’s first...

  • New Orange Credit Card offers contactless payments
    Phones

    New Orange Credit Card offers contactless payments

    By 7 January 2010

    We knew this was coming, but it's now officially announced as Orange and Barclaycard's plan to team up on a joint contactless credit card has come to fruition with the launch of the Orange credit card. Consumers should note, however, that while Barclays...

  • EAT to offer contactless payment nationwide
    Gadgets

    EAT to offer contactless payment nationwide

    By 2 November 2009

    Barclaycard has announced another high street retailer is to roll out a contactless payment system for its OnePulse cards. Sandwich, soup and cofee shop EAT is to offer wave and pay transactions across its entire chain of 100 stores from mid-November....

  • VIDEO: Barclaycard Waterslide iPhone game sees 3 million downloads
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    VIDEO: Barclaycard Waterslide iPhone game sees 3 million downloads

    By 30 July 2009

    In what's clearly a lesson of how to get it right as far as apps that advertise go, Barclaycard's "waterslide" iPhone game has seen 3 million downloads in just 13 days. The app, that supports Barclaycard's current ad that sees an office worker sliding...