And now your credit card has a built-in keypad

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I suppose this is a good idea, although shoppers are loathe to add yet another step to their transactions. The card has a built-in numeric keypad, and when you put in your PIN, it’ll display a security code like the one sites always ask you for now.

That makes spending a lot of money with a stolen card significantly harder if not impossible online, and if retailers would just ask for ID with the things then maybe I wouldn’t be waiting on a $570 reimbursement for the last time my card got jacked. What did he spend $80 on at a gas station? I guess if he drives a Navigator it might have just been gas.

You can use this to buy iTunes tracks on your biomimetric-secured lappy, then store it all on a keypad-protected hard drive.

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