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Post launch of Apple Pay and Google wallet, Windows Phone users have been quick on the draw to criticise Microsoft for letting it’s own wallet solution fall to the wayside. While that is certainly true, beyond the promises of NFC Payments which have failed to materialise, the Windows Phone wallet has some useful features of its own. First of…

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Italian retail bank CheBanca! has launched a new e-wallet called WoW. The app pulls together diverse sources of funds such as PayPal or your CheBanca! account, and lets you pay electronically for bills, phone cards and credit, and even make payments via QR Codes or transfer money. The services comes with apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone-powered devices, and…

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Stocard, the store card consolidation app, has now released a Windows Phone version. The app lets you scan and store all your store cards in one place and one app, and is optimised for Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland & New Zealand. The app features built in high-tech-camera scanner enables you to add loyalty cards within seconds and requires no registration.…

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One feature of the rarely-discussed Wallet app found in Windows Phone 8 is called “Deals”, which lets you find local deals via services like Amazon Local, Living Social, Sweet Jack, and Yelp. However, it takes this to the next level by integrating the deals with the Maps app. If you search for a store in the Maps app that has…

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Vodafone Australia is piloting an Android app which will allow the Galaxy S 3 to pay using NFC at 100,000 Visa payWave NFC payment terminals in Australia. They have also announced they will be bringing the service to Windows Phone said Vodafone general manager, Thomas Roets, to Computerworld Australia. There are no plans to make the app available on the…

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Microsoft’s John Skovron, group program manager for Windows Phone, presented Windows Phone 8 at NFC World Congress at Nice recently and explained a few features of the new OS. Skovron demonstrated a number of features of WP8’s NFC capabilities, including peer-to-peer sharing, which Microsoft is calling "Tap+Send" and NFC-mediated Bluetooth pairing. He also shared a photo between two Windows Phones…

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The Windows Phone 8 Wallet app is pretty exceptional, allowing other apps on the phone to add deals directly to the hub. As can be seen from the screen shot, developers will be able to add a logo, notes, barcodes and other features. Unfortunately the API will not allow developers to add co-ordinates, which I think means Microsoft missed a…

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