Sharon Profis compares the security, ease of use and availability of some of the most popular mobile payment options.
Retailers take sides in the battle of mobile payment technology, with some shutting down NFC sensors to block Apple Pay and Google Wallet in favor of an app that tracks customer data. Also, Amazon takes on Chromecast, and Fitbit launches new wristbands.
Apple Pay or merchants' CurrentC? Consumers will have to decide which mobile payments system works better for them.
Doubts linger on the security of the controversial CurrentC payment app. Meanwhile, HP's Sprout targets creative minds and the Bitmoji app turns you into emoji.
The fitness tracker packs in a range of features including a colour touchscreen, heart rate tracker and GPS.
CNET editor Sharon Profis takes Apple Pay, Google Wallet and PayPal for a test drive and compares the options.
Apple launched its new mobile payment service today called Apple Pay. The goal is to let consumers pay with their iPhones instead of pulling out credit cards from their wallets. But Apple isn't the first to offer a mobile wallet. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi tried out Apple Pay and its competitors to see how they differ and address security concerns.
Apple's Tim Cook announces Apple Pay at a press event in Cupertino, Calif. The new mobile payment system makes it possible use your iPhone 6 as a mobile wallet.
Huawei's 6.1-inch Android handset proves its mettle as an all-around top budget phablet choice.
Retailers take sides in the battle of mobile payment technology, with some disabling NFC sensors in favor of an app that tracks customer data. Also, Amazon takes on Chromecast, and Fitbit launches new wristbands.