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Samsung removes ads from Samsung Pay & Samsung Health, more to follow

Samsung has finally started getting rid of ads in One UI stock apps. Earlier this year, the company promised to remove ads from proprietary apps, like Samsung Weather, Samsung Pay, and Samsung Theme. But, at the time, it didn't share a definite timeline for the same. Samsung has finally started removing ads from One UI...

Samsung Pay can now store your coronavirus vaccine card on your phone

After Google added support for COVID-19 vaccination cards to Google Pay, Samsung has now announced that it is doing the same with Samsung Pay. Users of the service will be able to load their SMART Health Cards displaying their COVID-19 vaccination status within Samsung Pay. This will allow U.S. consumers to download a verifiable digital...

Google Pay and Samsung Pay will soon let you pay with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

You'll soon be able to make payments using your cryptocurrency funds via Google Pay and Samsung Pay, according to a recent announcement from cryptocurrency payments provider BitPay. Just a few days ago, the company announced Apple Pay support for its BitPay Card, allowing users to make payments using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on the platform....

Everything you need to know about Samsung Pay in 2021

Samsung has, over the years, launched a gigantic repertoire of their own in-house services. We have Bixby, which is Samsung's own AI assistant that's present in a number of their devices, including smart speakers, smartphones, and even home appliances, And then we also have things like Samsung Knox, a set of security features built into...

Samsung kills MST: the US Galaxy S21 won’t support Samsung Pay’s best payment method

The Galaxy S21 series was announced by Samsung earlier today, and many were surprised to see the lack of expandable storage in the official spec sheet. Users will be doubly disappointed to hear that one of Samsung's best technologies, MST, isn't available on the Galaxy S21 in the U.S. MST, which stands for Magnetic Secure...

You won’t earn Samsung Rewards points anymore for Samsung Pay transactions

One of the best perks of Samsung Pay is its rewards program. Soon after Samsung Pay launched, the company introduced a rewards program to promote the service, offering points that could be put toward goodies, including gift cards, cash back, and gear. The program has undergone some changes since it first launched in 2016, and...

You can now opt out of having your Samsung Pay data sold

In the internet age, privacy is a big topic. How much privacy we should have, how to keep our data private, how should companies be able to take and sell our data? It's all very important to talk about and have control over. Companies are just now starting to give us more control over what...

Samsung Pay beta rolls out with international money transfers and Samsung Pay Cash card

Samsung Pay is, in my view, the best mobile payment app out there. It supports making payments through MST on Samsung Galaxy flagships and NFC payments on some devices, and you can hook up PayPal or most credit cards for payments. Samsung has also added cashback awards and Samsung Pay Rewards to the app. Now,...

Samsung Pay Touch turns your Galaxy phone into a payment terminal

With the advent of Google Pay and similar services, mobile payments are fast overtaking cash and card payments. The convenience of using your phone instead of having to carry cards cannot be overstated. Of course, now that we can send payments via mobile, it only makes sense that the next step should be the ability...

Samsung Pay app hints at U.S. launch for the Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung has a history leaking its own products through app updates. This time, the upcoming U.S. launch of the Samsung Galaxy A50 is being hinted at through an update for the Samsung Pay app. The update notes for the app's listing on the Google Play Store states that Samsung Pay now supports the "A50 US"...

Chase Pay now works with Samsung Pay on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and other devices

A few years ago, smartphone companies began working on a trending new technology that would let people use their smartphone to pay at compatible credit card terminals. This went from Apple Pay for iOS customers, then Android Pay (which was renamed to Google Pay), but all of these banking and retail companies saw there was...

Samsung is ending My Bixby Level which unlocked Samsung Pay rewards points

Samsung launched Bixby Voice almost a year ago. Since expanding to over 200 countries, the service hasn't received many feature updates to compete with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. Samsung's rumored Bixby Speaker and upcoming 2.0 update launching with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 may turn things around but for now, Bixby Voice remains the worst voice...