Samsung is planning to add more cryptocurrencies to Samsung Pay. The company hopes to give the mobile payments service a significant boost by integrating digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cosmo Coins.
Apps/Software March 11, 2019
PayPal integration finally rolled out to Samsung Pay, nearly one year after the announcement. Here's how to set things up in just a few easy steps.
Apps/Software April 24, 2018
From Apple Pay to Google Pay, and Samsung Pay, there are plenty of ways for millennials to make purchases online or in-stores. A new survey has found that Apple Pay beats Google Pay and Samsung Pay among millennials.
Apps/Software March 4, 2018
New York City subway riders will soon be able to use Apple Pay and Android Pay while traveling. Commuters eager to throw away their MetroCards should hold back, though, as the rollout of the technology will not start immediately.
Business Tech October 24, 2017
Samsung has announced that Samsung Pay users will be able to use their PayPal balance as an in-store method payment. Samsung has partnered with PayPal to bring tap-to-pay purchases and also other additional features.
Apps/Software July 18, 2017
Samsung has announced the Pay Mini app in South Korea, which will be available for all Android smartphones. The service will be compatible with smartphones running Android Lollipop or above.
Apps/Software February 3, 2017
Samsung accidentally outed its Bixby personal assistant by listing it on the Samsung Pay Beta website. It has three services under beta testing - Bixby, Shopping and Mini.
Apps/Software January 10, 2017
Samsung Pay now works on Android devices that are paired with the Galaxy Gear S3 and S3 Frontier through an update to the Gear Manager app. Google Pixel owners have discovered that they cannot install the update.
Wearable Tech November 29, 2016
Samsung confirmed that Samsung Pay, its proprietary mobile payment service, will work on the Gear S3 even when paired with non-Samsung smartphones. For this, you need to have an Android phone running Android 4.4. Kitkat or higher.
Wearable Tech November 19, 2016
Samsung announced the launch of a new rewards program for Samsung Pay users, introducing Samsung Rewards. The program aims to incentivize users to rely on the service more by offering various perks when they shop with Samsung Pay.
Apps/Software November 15, 2016
Samsung Pay will be celebrating its first anniversary in the United States. A total of 365 Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches will be given away to lucky winners.
Wearable Tech September 28, 2016
Samsung is showing off the new Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier at IFA 2016, and compared with their predecessors, they are packing in more RAM, Samsung Pay support and many other improvements.
Wearable Tech September 1, 2016
After several recent rollouts and launches in 14 more states, Walmart Pay is now available in 33 states and Washington, DC. Should other mobile payment systems such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay begin to worry?
Business Tech July 4, 2016
Samsung Pay has officially launched in Australia, bringing its neat features and convenience to the Land Down Under. American Express and Citibank are the two initial partners, but the expansion holds greater potential.
Business Tech June 16, 2016
Samsung has reportedly been cooking up a lighter version of Samsung Pay, set to hit iOS and Android in June. Called Samsung Pay Mini, this app will ditch the MST standard and focus exclusively on online payments.
Apps/Software May 28, 2016
Samsung officially announced a new partnership with China's largest online payments platform, adding Alipay support to Samsung Pay. The deal should significantly facilitate the mobile payment process, making it faster and more convenient.
Business Tech May 20, 2016
Samsung Pay now supports all loyalty cards in the U.S. Rivals such as Android Pay and Apple Pay already offer support for loyalty cards in the country.
Apps/Software May 19, 2016
Sprint, in conjunction with Samsung, is running a limited-period promotion that entitles first-time users of Samsung Pay to $100 for free. We tell you how to avail the offer.
Apps/Software May 14, 2016
Apple Pay should watch out, as Samsung Pay now lets select customers withdraw cash from ATMs. Fans of the OEM wait anxiously for the feature to roll out in all countries where Samsung Pay is supported.
Apps/Software April 29, 2016
Using Samsung Pay to buy select gift cards as gifts for Mother's Day will give users a 20 percent discount. The promotion will end on May 8.
April 27, 2016
Samsung has released a trio of commercials showing off its latest midrange handsets. This time, the Galaxy A5 and A7 take the spotlight to show off Samsung Pay, their design and their camera features.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 22, 2016
Samsung has finally announced a definite time range for Samsung Pay's release in Singapore. The payment method is set for a release in the second quadrant of this year, bringing the technology to Singaporeans equipped with Samsung devices.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 21, 2016
Samsung is offering a $30 gift card to Samsung Pay users who have made their first three successful purchases. Here are the details of the $30 gift card promo offer.
Apps/Software April 15, 2016
Samsung has made its mobile payment service available in China for Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note 5 users. Samsung Pay now faces its three strongest rivals in the country: WeChat Payment, Alipay and Apple Pay.
Apps/Software March 30, 2016
Samsung may finally add iPhone support to its Gear S2 wearable later this month. The company may publish an app that will carry the basic functionality of the wearable in the App Store.
Wearable Tech March 22, 2016
Samsung is offering a gift card worth $30 to Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners who make qualifying purchases using Samsung Pay. The gift card is redeemable from eBay, Best Buy, Nike, Whole Foods or Regal Entertainment.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 12, 2016
Top Verizon Wireless executive has confirmed that Samsung Pay for the Samsung Galaxy S7 will be available on March 11. Currently, only a handful of Samsung devices support Samsung Pay.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 10, 2016
Verizon Wireless pulled yet another frustrating scheme, removing the Samsung Pay app from its versions of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones. The mobile payments app is normally preloaded on the flagships, but Verizon doesn't allow it for some reason.
Apps/Software March 9, 2016
Google's Android Pay is set to stir the mobile payment service in the UK with its reported March debut. Apple Pay is currently the only available mobile payment service in the country.
Apps/Software March 2, 2016
U.S. banks like Chase and Bank of America are rolling out new 'cardless' ATMs that would allow customers to withdraw money using their smartphone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 22, 2016
Samsung Pay is about to roll out next month in China as Apple Pay goes official there. With that said, which one of these two big players in the mobile payment game will come out on top?
Business February 20, 2016
With only weeks before the Samsung Galaxy S7 rolls out, the company hints that Samsung Pay could go live in the UK. The head of Samsung Pay Europe made a promising statement regarding the mobile payment service.
Apps/Software February 12, 2016
Samsung announced its mobile payment system will launch in Australia, Singapore and Brazil.
Smartphones January 5, 2016
Samsung revealed its plan to expand its Samsung Pay next year. Moreover, owners of lower-priced Samsung phones will take advantage of the mobile payment service, soon.
Apps/Software December 29, 2015
Samsung is racing Apple in the mobile payments game in China, heating up the competition. Both Samsung Pay and Apple Pay will launch at the same time in the country, both with UnionPay on board.
Apps/Software December 19, 2015
FCC approves the Galaxy A9 of Samsung and assigns the device with an FCC ID. Customers in the U.S. should expect the device to launch anytime soon.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 18, 2015
Even if Samsung Pay only works on a few handsets, more cards issuers are joining the party. 19 new financial institutions that issued Visa and Mastercard cards in the US just joined the mobile payment service, widening its reach.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 17, 2015
Samsung finally added support for gift cards on its Samsung Pay mobile payment system, just in time for the holidays. Samsung Pay users can now redeem gift cards and buy new ones right within the app, and 50 retailers are already on board.
Apps/Software December 11, 2015
Samsung Electronics’ mobile division recently got a new leader. Koh Dong Jin, who worked on Samsung Pay and Knox, could help the company focus more on software services and products to make up for the hardware selling gap.
Business December 4, 2015
Samsung wants you to support its Samsung Pay service, and as such, the company is willing to give consumers with $50 to get them to jump in.
Apps/Software November 24, 2015
The era of mobile wallets is being ushered in by big tech companies, but which one can take the top spot? The upcoming LG Pay, Samsung Pay and Apple Pay battle it out in the mobile payment service scene.
Apps/Software November 24, 2015
Consumers can now make purchases with their Chase credit, debit or Liquid cards using Samsung Pay. It marks the fourth large U.S. bank that allows debit card payments via Samsung Pay.
Deals November 23, 2015
It's currently unknown when LG Pay will debut and if it will allow users to pay for items with a simple wave of their smartphone, the way Apple Pay, Google's Android Pay and Samsung Pay allow.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 19, 2015
Samsung is reportedly launching Samsung Pay in other regions across globe, including China, Spain and the UK, by the first quarter of next year. LG Electronics, in the meantime, has announced that it is planning to launch its very own mobile payment platform by December.
Apps/Software November 19, 2015
Samsung reportedly started working on implementing high-end technologies for more affordable handsets. Samsung Pay and fingerprint sensors could reach mid-tier and low-end Samsung smartphones soon.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 19, 2015