Square Wallet—formerly Pay With Square; formerly Square Card Case; formerly something else probably—is a platform agnostic alternative to Google Wallet, Apple Passbook and, soon, Microsoft Wallet. It allows you to pay for goods using only your phone. But knowing which businesses actually support this… »
It's not the first time we've heard inklings of near-field communication being incorporated into the next iPhone, and I doubt it'll be the last. However, this Apple patent application showing an e-wallet icon is pretty damning. »
With America's status as a technological superpower comes a tendency to occasionally straight ignore the rest of the world. For better or for worse, here are technologies we've all but completely missed out on.