Is Apple Pay ready to replace plastic?

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November 27, 2015

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Can you lose the plastic and use only Apple Pay?


We love the idea of using our mobile phones to pay for stuff. We always have our phones in hand anyway, so waving them at a payment reader would be far more convenient than fishing a debit or credit card out of our wallets. To see how far we could get paying with our phones, we set up Apple’s and Google’s mobile payment apps and starting shopping to see if we could survive with just our phones. Read more »


Clifford Colby

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