Apple Pay Release Date Confirmed by Apple

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While rumors have been wildly flying around about a possible release date for Apple Pay, the company announced today that it will be officially launching its digital payment platform on Monday, October 20. Apple unveiled Apple Pay last month during its iPhone 6 event, but the platform has yet to release to the public. However, […]

Apple Pay Release Date Rumored for This Week

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Apple unveiled its new digital wallet payment system called Apple Pay last month during its iPhone 6 event, but the platform has yet to release to the public. The company noted that we would see it at some point this month, and new details suggest that we’ll see it arrive at some point this week. […]

Apple Pay Release Date Rumored

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Leading up to the release of Apple Pay, banks have already begun to laud the security of the new payment platform, but one bank hints at the possible release date of Apple’s new digital wallet system. In an interview with The Daily Dot, USAA said that it would begin support for Apple Pay on November […]

How to Save Money Using Your iPhone

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Your iPhone is mostly seen as an expense, using it to check email, surf the web and see if anyone mentioned you on Twitter yet, all costing you a monthly charge with a several-hundred-dollar down payment. However, did you also know that your iPhone can be used to save you money? Potentially as much to […]

3 Black Friday Tips to Avoid Overspending

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As you head out for the door busters this Black Friday, don’t let the excitement of the day come before your financial savvy. As the holiday season begins, shoppers’ financial sense tends to take a back seat to their desire to catch a deal. Now, if you’re smart about your approach you can be completely […]

PayPal Beacon Unveiled for Completely Hands-Free Payments

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As if NFC payments just weren’t convenient enough, PayPal has announced Beacon, a completely hands-free payment method that uses Bluetooth to transmit data and payment information. Stores will be able to set it up at their cash registers and customers will be able to buy something without even pulling their phone out of their pocket. […]

Auto Trader Survey: When Buying Cars, People Would Rather Save Money!

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A recently survey by Auto Trader revealed that people would rather save money by purchasing last year’s model than purchase a new vehicle after a redesign (for more money). We here in the Gotta Be Mobile offices tend to be early adopters (by necessity), and many of you are probably in the same boat. However, […]

Why Ford Should Make a Green Smartphone

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While smartphone manufacturers have moved past the days of neon green trim on green smartphones, environmentally friendly smartphones remain niche products that cannot stand on their own merits. We shouldn’t need to choose between a green smartphone and a great smartphone. Take the LG Optimus Elite, a new green Android smartphone with a paltry 800Mhz processor that […]

Keep Your Financial New Year’s Resolutions With Apps & Your Phone

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If you need help keeping your New Year’s Resolutions for money and finances in 2012, consider turning to your iPhone or Android smartphone for help. These powerful companions will do better than a rubber band on your wrist or freezing your credit cards. With a small collection of apps and online services you can turn your iPhone […]

10 Ways Smartphones Save You Time and Money

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Switching to a smartphone is a big deal, not only are there new things to learn, but there’s the added cost of a data plan to factor into the decision. Currently Verizon is offering a $100 gift card to customers who upgrade from a dumbphone to a smartphone, which has led to a lot of […]

Make it or Buy it?

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Very little brings me the joy that’s experienced when a few pennies are pinched, dimes are saved, and dollars stay in my wallet.  A couple money saving projects I’ve completed this summer have been inspired by great do it yourself (DIY) web sites and articles that I have come across. The first summer cost-saving endeavor […]

8 Tech Items to Regift

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‘Tis the season to give gifts. Finding a few items to regift has come in handy a few times that I’ve been in a pinch. Regifting involves the redirecting of a gift that you’ve received, giving your gift to someone else. Regifted items are usually selected because they’re relatively inexpensive or a surplus has already […]