wallets

  • Lemon’s Mobile Wallet Gets More Useful With New Expense Reporting Service; Support For Transactions Is Next

    Lemon’s Mobile Wallet Gets More Useful With New Expense Reporting Service; Support For Transactions Is Next

    Although you can’t ditch your leather-bound billfold yet, a startup called Lemon has been slowly building up a mobile wallet platform that’s encroaching on the traditional wallet’s territory, and even making it better in some cases. Today, it’s extending its feature set again with the addition of an expense reporting tool, which serves to augment its previously… Read More

  • Finally, a dishwasher safe carbon fiber wallet

    Geez, not to sound ungrateful but it’s like hey wallet industry, what took you guys so long? I’ve been sitting on this dirty wallet of mine for years with no obvious way to clean it. Thanks to the miracle of carbon fiber (it’s seriously a cool material, I’d wear a carbon fiber sweatsuit if I could), this $50 wallet from Hammacher Schlemmer “will never stretch… Read More

  • Stainless steel wallet looks more comfortable than it sounds

    Did you know that scientists are able to weave strands of stainless steel together and that these strands are three times thinner than a piece of paper? It’s true! They should make a wallet and sell it for $90 through Hammacher Schlemmer. Read More

  • Flipside: Is a wallet really ‘revolutionary’ when it's fundamentally still a normal wallet?

    You know what’s the most annoying word in this whole technology song and dance? The word “revolutionary.” It’s a word that should only be applied to certain items. In the official CrunchGear chat room, we decided that we’d use the word to describe the iPhone (first mass market touchscreen smartphone), the Wii (it prints money) … Read More

  • Keep seldom-used membership cards in your iPhone

    Behold! The future! I suppose this might work with any relatively large-screened phone, but let’s use the iPhone as an example. A guy in the Netherlands has scanned all of his membership cards into his iPhone — any membership cards that require a simple scanning of the barcode, that is. Smart, smart, smart. “The cards are stored as images in an iPhoto album that is synced… Read More