• Simplee Combines And PayPal To Bring Medical Bill Payment, Management To Your Smartphone

    Simplee Combines And PayPal To Bring Medical Bill Payment, Management To Your Smartphone

    The mobile health market is growing like a weed these days. According to mHealthWatch and eHealth Initiative, there are 31,000 health and medical-related apps on the market today. In fact, over the last year, the number of health apps jumped 120 percent, and hundreds of apps now hit stores every month. Yet, in spite of this exponential growth, the mobile health space is still in its… Read More

  • SpotMe Payments: A Great App For Settling Up

    SpotMe Payments: A Great App For Settling Up

    SpotMe, a handy little tool for sharing expenses in groups, is now a top 10 mobile app in the finance category and a featured app in Apple’s App Store Rewind 2011. Zornitza Stefanova, the CEO of SpotMe’s maker Boomerang Digital, describes the app as “a social messenger for payments.” What that means is that the app takes over the often uncomfortable job of having to… Read More

  • Study: Smartphone Users Wasting Hundreds Of Dollars Per Year On Unnecessary Contracts

    A new study says that smartphone users are overpaying for their service by several hundred dollars each and every year. The study, put together by Billmonitor, notes that people are overspending primarily because they’re on contracts that wildly overshoot their needs. People have a habit of signing up for contracts with far more voice minutes than they use, and it’s primarily for… Read More

  • Woman gets $2000 bill from Comcast for equipment destroyed by a tornado

    [photopress:chronicast.jpg,full,center] Bad: A tornado comes and destroys your home. Worse: Comcast wants to charge you $2000 for the five, nine-year old cable boxes that got destroyed. That’s what happened to a Wheatland, Wisconsin resident, and Comcast is standing its ground. The cable operator says that the victim will have to get reimbursement from her insurance company to pay the bill. Read More

  • Verizon To Offer Mobile Payments

    Slowly, mobile payments are starting to creep their way into the US. Though foreign countries tend to use the service more, the US will eventually catch on when we all realize that paying your bills while out and about can be easy. Verizon has now announced that it will be using Obopay’s service to allow customers to send mobile payments to each other and stores by using their… Read More