CNET UK Podcast 275: Your phone is a payphone
The CNET team takes on Pingit and mobile payments, as well as Mountain Lion, Raspberry Pi -- and a hoverboard.
Would you use your phone to handle your cash? In the week that, the CNET UK team takes on mobile payments and banking on your phone.
With Samsung, Orange, O2, Google, Visa and Barclaycard all planning their own mobile payment systems, is your phone about to replace your wallet? Yes, it's all about money in the world of technology right now.
There's serious money in piracy, and elite police squad the Serious Organised Crime Agency has not only arrested the owner of a music site accused of copyright infringement, but also replaced the site with a message. In a slightly-more legal but no less unpleasant move Sony Records caused outrage when it after her untimely death.
On a lighter note, a lucky few owners of theand are going to . And the most popular -- or should we say unpopular -- story on CNET UK this week is . Keep your opinions coming in on that one.
In Crave, we attempt to impress moneyman Judgement Daddy Warbucks with the top tech of the week. Luke splashes out on, Rich puts his hand in his pocket for and Natasha is a big spender with a replica of the , complete with "multiple whooshing sounds".
But enough of that: it's time to show me the money -- by waving your phone around.is supposed to be safer than cards despite what says, and Samsung is teaming up with Visa for an Olympic payphone. Can mobile phones balance security and convenience or is a phone already too valuable?