Post Tagged with: "smartphone"

For the ‘Personal Finance Geek,’ iPhones Rule

For the ‘Personal Finance Geek,’ iPhones Rule

by August 16, 2013 at 11:10 am 1 comment

How important is it to develop banking tools for the tablet? Perhaps not so important. A new study released today by Flurry, a mobile analytics company, looked at activity in May of more than 44,000 mobile devices, and found that those used by consumers who are considered “personal finance geeks,” basedRead More

Google Leverages Gmail to Drive Google Wallet Adoption But Overlooks Mobile

Google Leverages Gmail to Drive Google Wallet Adoption But Overlooks Mobile

by July 19, 2013 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

Google has been emailing its Gmail users over the past several days to remind them they can attach money to their emails. The goal is to drive users to adopt Google Wallet. Google has been hoping to get its digital wallet to take off since its release back in SeptemberRead More

iOS, Android — Firefox OS?

iOS, Android — Firefox OS?

by July 3, 2013 at 4:06 pm 1 comment

Does the new Mozilla smartphone operating system matter to banking? Mozilla, purveyor of the Firefox web browser, announced last Monday that it would release a smartphone, called the ZTE Open, with Telefonica, the Latin America telecom company, with a Mozilla-built operating system called Firefox OS. Mozilla said the phone willRead More

US Bank in Lead on Smartphone Banking Features

US Bank in Lead on Smartphone Banking Features

by May 3, 2013 at 1:26 pm 1 comment

US Bank is out ahead of the competition in two major areas of mobile banking: voice input and image input into mobile devices. The bank is alone among major US banks in providing mobile photo bill pay capability, and is also experimenting with voice control technology that will allow transactions usingRead More

Video: Square Gift Cards

by December 10, 2012 at 8:41 am 0 comments

Square is expanding its wallet product by offering Square Gift Cards — digital gift certificates for “anyone, anytime, right from your phone.” Watch the video below.

Mitek Mobile Photo Bill Pay Launch Imminent (Updated)

Mitek Mobile Photo Bill Pay Launch Imminent (Updated)

by October 28, 2012 at 9:00 am 2 comments

Mitek is bringing to market Mobile Photo Bill Pay, which uses a customer’s smartphone camera to capture the data on a paper bill and import into into his bank’s (or prepaid card’s) online bill pay service. This service was announced more than a year ago and won a Best inRead More

Monitizing Mobile Banking

Monitizing Mobile Banking

by October 15, 2012 at 7:46 am 0 comments

As consumers are becoming more comfortable with mobile banking and mobile payments, financial institutions and technology providers are beginning to develop and deploy more innovative solutions with a focus on gaining market share, reducing costs and r…

Ally Bank, Simple to Join the RDC Rush

Ally Bank, Simple to Join the RDC Rush

by October 8, 2012 at 9:40 am 0 comments

UPDATE: As reported here, Ally has now announced its new generation of apps. And yes, the apps include RDC! the feature is called Ally eCheck Deposit. The rush to add remote deposit capture to mobile banking apps seems to have ratcheted up. Bank Innovation has learned that Ally Bank willRead More

Updated Lemon Wallet App Most Downloaded App of the Week, Ousting PayPal

Updated Lemon Wallet App Most Downloaded App of the Week, Ousting PayPal

by September 21, 2012 at 2:51 pm 2 comments

The release of Apple’s new iOS6 for the iPhone propelled the Lemon Wallet app to No. 1 among financial services app downloads this week. According to data analyzed by Bank Innovation, Lemon was the most downloaded financial services app this week compared to other financial services apps. Here’s this week’sRead More

The Impact of the iPhone 5 on Bank Marketing

The Impact of the iPhone 5 on Bank Marketing

by September 14, 2012 at 2:20 pm 0 comments

So, the anticipation is over and the newest version of the iPhone has been introduced. When all was said and done, there were few surprises left as to what the iPhone 5 would offer, and for those of us who were crossing our fingers for the possibility …