Forget emptying your pockets to look for change for the L, Subway or Metrorail (wherever you are!) Just wave your cell phone past an electronic reader and you’re ready to roll! That may be the direction the U.S. is headed in. In places like Japan and Finland, the cell phone has become the new wallet…a tool for payment with a simple wave or via text message.
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I would be apprehensive to use my cell phone in this manner. What if someone steals my PDA? That’s the direction the world is going in technologically but I’m not ready! I’ll continue to check my balances on my cell phone and use plastic.
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