Tag: Wearables

Top 5 Wearables Facilitating Contactless Payments

The world of finance and payments is undergoing some significant changes. Financial institutions are trying to bring new payment solutions to the table over the past few years. As it turns out, there are quite a few different wearable devices that may replace cash, bank card, and even mobile payments in the future. It remains unclear if any of these concepts will gain sufficient mainstream traction, though. 5. Disney’s Magicband …
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Intel To Lay Off Nearly Entire Wearables Team Before Year’s End

Wearable technology has a bright future in the world of contactless payments. Even though these accessories are somewhat appreciated by the general public, they are not the fashion trend some companies were hoping for. Intel is cutting down staffers in its wearables group, as they are seemingly prepared to focus attention on other projects. Intel Sees No Big Future For Wearables Right Now It is rather surprising to learn that …
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Now Is Your Chance To Pick Up A Cheap Apple Watch At Best Buy

Buying an Apple watch is not something most consumers have at the top of their priority list. Wearables just aren’t that appealing to most shoppers, and they can be rather a nuisance than comfort. But Apple wants to get these devices into the hands of as many people as possible and is cutting the device‚Äôs price when Best Buy customers buy a new iPhone. The Apple Watch Struggles For Traction …
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FitCoin Project Still Has No Launch Date

Some people might remember the FitCoin project that was announced recently. Similar to what Bitcoin offers to miners, FitCoin wants to do the same for those who are looking to get in shape and stay healthy. Getting rewarded for physical activity sounds great on paper, but it is still doubtful this concept will translate well into the real life. Also read: Coinify partners up with iSignthis for instant bitcoin purchases …
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