Mobile syrup just posted about Tim Hortons now going mobile payments with ios and blackberry,
It seems like convenience is king, with more and more digitial (boring?) payments to soon become ubiquitous
What about the vanity factor of pulling out a goldly glowing card in a resto, or the polish of the rare platinum
Will all that be gone?
Phones and clothes are all a part of human psychology regarding a statement, caste, positioning
the credit card had always had it's place as a subtle cue in that mix
with the physical flourish and wave of the credit card soon to be relegated to a press of a device's button or a nod with Google Glass.
Will credit card companies loose an effective and proven tool in being able to control mass human pschyology?
surely they will not give up such a powerful strategy to incite and glamorize spending
Where will this go?
I'm honestly a little sad that the appeal of a good looking card could slowly diminish