Post Tagged with: "ios"

Siri May Come to iMessage, and Bring Along P2P Payments

Siri May Come to iMessage, and Bring Along P2P Payments

by November 21, 2016 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with texting, and wished you had some help? Worry no more, Apple has you covered in its newest patent, which may bring Siri — iOS’s virtual assistant — to iMessage. The new functionality will allow Siri to perform various tasks in the iMessage app, such asRead More

PayPal Adds Ability to Pay with Siri — But Not iMessage [VIDEO]

PayPal Adds Ability to Pay with Siri — But Not iMessage [VIDEO]

by November 10, 2016 at 5:05 pm 1 comment

PayPal is joining the platform party on iOS. In September, Venmo — along with Circle, neobank Monzo, and Square Cash — took advantage of the platformization of Siri and iMessage and tied their services into the voice and text-based mediums. Today, PayPal added the ability to send and receive moneyRead More

Regions to ‘Refresh’ Digital Offerings as Avant Comes Online

Regions to ‘Refresh’ Digital Offerings as Avant Comes Online

by July 20, 2016 at 11:24 am 1 comment

Regions Financial Corp. is using its upcoming Avant deployment as an opportunity to “refresh” its digital offerings. The bank’s CEO, Grayson Hall, said yesterday during the company’s earnings call that the Avant loan application service will go live next month. The Regions-Avant partnership was announced last April. “[W]e’re in the process evenRead More

BBVA Compass Introduces Multi-Check Deposit for Mobile

BBVA Compass Introduces Multi-Check Deposit for Mobile

by May 4, 2016 at 10:14 am 0 comments

Check use may be on the decline, but those little slips of paper don’t seem to be going away. In fact, in its latest iOS update, BBVA Compass, a digital-forward bank, essentially doubled down on checks. The latest app update (v. 4.6) from BBVA Compass offers up a more robust remote-deposit capture.Read More

Top 20 Apps: Credit Karma Claims No. 1 Spot in App Rankings

Top 20 Apps: Credit Karma Claims No. 1 Spot in App Rankings

by March 25, 2016 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

Credit Karma and Chase Mobile are old rivals for the top ranking in iOS and Android for finance apps. But after three weeks, Credit Karma unseated Chase Mobile this week on both the iOS and Android platforms. Packed below the new leader and the newly demoted Chase Mobile are BankRead More

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Top 20 Apps: Post-Tax Blues Healed With Checking Financial Health

by March 14, 2016 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Whether you’ve finished your taxes, or are simply not speaking of such things in this late fiscal hour, a single glance at app downloads reveals that mobile users have by and large moved on. Perhasp this speaks to the responsibility of mobile banking users. Regardless, only Google Play users retain any traceRead More

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Alternative Logins on Mobile Still Lag User ID & Password

by March 10, 2016 at 1:31 pm 1 comment

The average internet user has 19 passwords, and one in three of them suck, according to security experts. But it’s not our fault — remembering passwords is hard! An upper-case letter, a number, a special character… and yet we have to enter them again and again, even on tiny mobile screens.Read More

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Top 20 Finance Apps: Tax Season & Money Transfers

by March 3, 2016 at 11:11 am 3 comments

With tax season upon our furrowed brows, a cursory view of this list may lead one to think everyone is doing taxes on his phone. The Internal Revenue Service’s own IRS2Go and Intuit, Inc.’s TurboTax apps both joined the ranks of the Top Ten for iOS users, pushing out GEICO Mobile andRead More

Navy Federal Ups the Ante with Ambitious App Update

Navy Federal Ups the Ante with Ambitious App Update

by December 1, 2015 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

Navy Federal Credit Union recently released an updated mobile app that does, well, pretty much everything. Call it the “kitchen sink” update. Released Nov. 18, the updated 5.0 version of the app puts the country’s largest credit union on par — if not slightly ahead of — the largest banks in termsRead More

Top 20 Finance Apps: Google’s Confusing Wallets

Top 20 Finance Apps: Google’s Confusing Wallets

by September 14, 2015 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

Google is making things confusing with its proliferating wallets. Google, now part of an umbrella company called Alphabet, recently repositioned Google Wallet as a pure person-to-person payment app, reserving in-store payments for its yet-to-be-released Android Pay app. The old Google Wallet app will be renamed “Android Pay,” while the P2P optionRead More