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Credit cards may soon be as outdated as vinyl records. (Remember those?) And this is the year that the slow, steady march to oblivion begins.
You can already use your iPhone, Droid or BlackBerry to buy a hotdog at the ballgame, buy your Starbucks latté, or give a friend a few bucks by Bumping phones. But by the end of the year you may not even think twice about reaching for your phone to pay at the register instead of fumbling for your credit card.
Originally posted by withopeneyes
This is just another step in the technology revolution. It seems as though everything is going digital in one form or another. Music. Photo's. Online paperless statements. Online bill paying. Now the demise of the credit card. It certainly is convenient. I don't have or use credit cards. I only use a debit card. This is virtually the same thing - pun intended. But as I've said before. What happens when the power goes out?
(visit the link for the full news article)edit on 24/1/2011 by withopeneyes because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by HunkaHunka
There are many places, like parts of Brooklyn where you still can't use plastic to buy anything... Cash is king