When I see the words "free trial," I know I'm probably going to have to whip out my credit card and enter in the number to "not get charged." Then I end up forgetting about the trial and want to kick myself in the ass when I see my statement at the end of the month.
Samy Kamkar, the security researcher known for the MySpace Worm and his combination lock cracking skills (using an online calculator), is back—and this time, he's after your credit cards!
There's a feature that debuted in iOS 7 that lets you to save your credit or debit card information in Safari so that you can auto-fill text boxes when purchasing something online. Unfortunately, you still had to manually fill in your card info the first time, and if you wanted to disable the feature for security concerns, it was entirely useless.
PayPal is one of the most popular payment systems across the globe. It makes payments fast, easy, and secure, and with 250+ million users, it's not going anywhere. If you're new to the online service, one of the first things you should learn is how to add your bank account, credit card, or debit card to PayPal, and make your life easier when it comes to online payments and withdrawals.
Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! As nearly everyone has heard, Target Corporation, one of the largest retailers in the U.S. and Canada, was hacked late last year and potentially 100 million credit cards have been compromised. Happening just before Christmas, it severely dampened Target's Christmas sales, reputation, and stock price (the company's value has fallen by $5B).
In the weeks before Apple officially released iOS 8, consumers were abuzz over rumors that a new feature would password-protect your photos and text messages from prying eyes. Unfortunately, this ended up being untrue, though we did cover some alternatives to protecting your important information using some built-in features and a third-party app. Now, there's a new iOS app that can do it all.
You've probably noticed how we like to stress the importance of a strong password. After all, there are still people out there who continue to use passwords like 123456 and even just "password". But passwords aren't the only barriers that protect your information.
Believe it or not, you can put your money to use very efficiently in a new way: your credit or debit card can serve as a blade in desperate situations. (It might even be handier than dental floss as a brilliant substitution for specialized kitchen tools.) While I wouldn't take bets on it slicing a New York strip steak, there are definitely many other foods it will easily slice through. What Is It Made Of?
Apple Card's Fine Print: The Rules & Restrictions You Need to Know Before Applying for Apple's New Credit Card
Apple Card has generated quite the buzz since its March 2019 announcement. The iPhone maker's new credit card pairs with Apple Wallet on your device, is simple to sign up for, includes enhanced security over other cards, has zero fees, and provides daily rewards right to your Apple Cash account. And as good as that sounds, the fine print can complicate things real quick.
Opinion: Apple's New Credit Card Is an Essential Piece of Its Impending AR Smartglasses Rollout. Here's Why
On Monday, Apple unveiled its Apple Card, the company's boldest move yet toward becoming a truly mainstream mobile payments company. And the product has vast implications for our augmented reality future, some of which may not be immediately obvious to many.
Estimates say that there are roughly 441 million Apple Pay users in the world, but with almost a billion active iPhones in the world, some of you have yet to jump on board the digital payment method. But once you're ready — or if you just need a refresher — adding your debit and credit cards to Apple Wallet is simple.
It wasn't too long ago that the power menu for stock Android didn't offer much beyond turning the device off, but Google has steadily added more functions, like capturing screenshots and provisioning access to emergency information.
Identity theft is a huge problem and one of he fastest growing crimes in America. A number of credit card companies now issue credit cards with embedded RFIDs (radio frequency ID tags), with promises of enhanced security and speedy transactions.
Uh, oh. You’re at your front door without a key. If you’ve got a credit card, see if you can get it to open the door before you use it to pay for a locksmith. Learn how to unlock a door with a credit card. The lock needs to be the right kind of lock & you need to have patience. Learn how to unlock a door with a credit card next time you are locked out!
We've all heard of and seen guitar pick earrings. They're really rock'n'roll and show you've got an indie, alternative edge to your style. But sometimes we need to use those guitar picks for, well, guitar picking, so is there any other way to get the same look without sacrificing our guitar picks?
Are you under a backbreaking amount of debt? In this economy, we don't blame you. If credit card bills, mortgages, and bank loans are making you want to crawl into bed and pull the covers over your face, then check out this video to learn how to consolidate debt.
Check out this video for advice on how to build a brand new wallet out of duct tape. These aren't just ordinary wallets, either, they have slots for credit cards and everything! These are complete billfolds and can be made into plenty of different style depending on your preference. So, follow along and once you get the hang of it, why not experiment and create your own design?
One way to keep your budget in line is with MoneyWell. This video tutorial for beginner users teaches you the ins and outs of setting up credit cards accounts, and how to manage them.
In this clip, learn how to make a very cool duct tape wallet with multiple credit card flaps. This detailed billfold can be made into a bi-fold or tri-fold shape and is sturdy enough to carry an array of cards and cash. So, follow along and start building your very own, totally unique, wallet.
Duct tape artists are known for their adherence to straight lines due to the difficulty of making more elaborate shapes in the medium. For advanced duct tape artists looking for a challenge, this video will teach you how to create a spider-web-like design as part of a credit card holder into which the cards will go. If you have the chops, this is a very cool effect sure to impress all of your fellow DIY duct tape aficionados.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 36th installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll see how to make credit card calculations using the ROUND function.
Most of the duct-tape aficionados out there who are watching this video are probably familiar with duct tapes incredible versatility as a material for making backpacks, tuxedos, and other accessories and clothing items. What many don't realize, however, is the extent of the decorative options made possible by the wide range of colors that duct tape is available in. This video teaches you how to make very cool designs out of colored duct tape and use them to decorate a credit card holder. This...
Wallets are our least favorite item to purchase. Why? Well, they're either super crappy in quality and looks (think a pleather wallet you can purchase at the clearance bin at Wal-Mart) or gorgeous but out of this world expensive (Dior, anyone?). There's selmonly a space in between where we can get a good-looking wallet for cheap.
A novice card magic trick in which you change a card by swiping it through the deck like a credit card.
Do you want an iTunes account, but either lack a credit card or the desire to give Apple your credit card information? Well, there's a way you can get around the part of the iTunes account creation process where you enter your credit card.
Living within your means can be done. You don't want to be a slave to the credit card company, do you? Learn what to do to stay out of credit card debt. This how to video will give you the tips. Credit card debt is a slippery slope.
For accepting payments on the go, try out the Square payment system. Square allows you to take your customer's credit cards as payment when selling your products out of food trucks, at events, or door-to-door. This guide will show you how to use Square to charge customers using their credit cards.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to negotiate with a credit card company. There are 3 main items that users can negotiate. The first item is the date of payment. Users are able arrange a more convenient date for payment. The second item is the annual fee. Users are able to work out a way to not have to pay an annual fee for using a credit card, which will help save money. The third item is the interest rate. Users can negotiate and try to lower the interest rate that they must pay. T...
Interested in obtaining an American Express Black or Centurion credit card? This video will teach you how to determine whether you qualify and how to apply for one if you do. For all of the details on how to get your own American Express Black card, take a look.
Looking for an easy way to make certain that your sensitive personal information is secure? With Identity Finder, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at TekZilla can present a complete overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Watch this Chinese language video tutorial and learn useful phrases and additional vocabulary when making purchases with a credit card, such as "Number" and "Can I use my credit card here?" Learn how to correctly pronounce the words and phrases, and how to use them properly in the real world with your Mandarin teacher Benny. Sharpen your Chinese language speaking skills.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 39th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate the number of periods it will require to pay off a credit card balance in full.
This Ruby on Rails instructional screencast demonstrates credit card validation within a Ruby on Rails application. It uses the credit card library from Lucas Carlson. This library validates the structure of a credit card number and can also return the type of card being used. Informative Ruby on Rails computer programming how to video.
One thing that irks everyone, customer and seller, is fraud. And if you have an e-store, you're unfortunately going to come across some credit card fraud. There are some ways for you to protect yourself, your company and your customers from credit card fraud, and Volusion has five tips for you. From picking the correct e-commerce provider for your store, watching up for unusual large orders, to how to be proactive and avoid any case of fraud.
Think credit card numbers are just a meaningless jumble of digits? A sort of number soup? Think again! Your credit card number isn't even number at all but rather a composite of four separate numbers, each of which plays an important, fixed role.
Locked out? Quit climbing through the windows or calling your ex to let you in. Get serious. Howcast says, do it yourself.
Have you ever wondered how credit card numbers work? I mean, how they really work? How do they come up with the numbers? Credit cards actually follow a very specific pattern. Let's take a look at how they're set up.
Tetherd Cow Ahead posts an interesting science experiment. All you really need is a little bit of iron powder and a magnet, and you can unveil the info behind the magstripe on a credit card.
Remember the good ol' days when you actually had to swipe your credit or debit card to make a payment at the store? Now all it takes is a flick of the wrist to purchase goods with your card, thanks to RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology from Chase (blink), Visa (payWave) and MasterCard (PayPass). But soon "contactless" payments will be made by an entirely different beast—NFC, which stands for near field communication.
The future of technology promises more and more seamless daily interactions. Pee on your phone, test for STDS. Or perhaps more widely appealing, ditch your wallet for all-in-one easy mobility.