I thought at that point it was best to just avoid eye contact and go. But right before I was ready to leave the store, I realized I had my phone... And I remembered that Starbucks accepted Apple Pay. I grabbed my phone and put it up to the reader next to the cash register. In less than four seconds, my coffee was paid for and I was on my way. I didn’t need my wallet, any cash, or a credit card. All I needed was my phone. And it was
fter I double-checked my pockets, my anxiety began to set in...
Then it hit me. My wallet was sitting on my dining room table, right next to the bowl of fake lemons. I was prepared to do the “walk of shame.” I had no money. I had no credit card with me. And I could feel the glares from the five people waiting behind me in line. All I wanted was a cup of coffee from Starbucks...
By Chris Igou
YOU CAN LEAVE HOME WITHOUT IT
THE NEXT BIG TECH TREND IN AMERICA IS ALREADY HERE
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