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Circle uses Bitcoin technology with your bank account

Once it seemed to be a dark and mysterious system. A currency which was somehow linked with the “underworld”. However, it’s now becoming more and more mainstream. Not only that, but it’s becoming easier to shift money around using Bitcoins and the Bitcoin system itself has developed into …

Want to test a new type of bank?

This is new. Mondo is a new bank. A new type of bank and a new way of banking too. It’s designed more to help you with your life rather than controlling it, and they’re anti-fees, anti-tech clunkiness and anti-the legacy banks. Instead of most banks, where austere …

Lucy Hedges shows how to f’ing save money

Right, April Fools is now over… unless you’re in America, then it’s probably definitely still on. Either way, I’d like to state up-front that this is definitely an April Fools joke. This is the First Direct Swear Jar app. An app that runs in the background and detects …

Lloyds Bank mobile app switched off for root users

Got yourself a bank account with Lloyds? Keep getting sold stuff in their “account reviews” that you don’t need or want? Paying a monthly fee for some additional extras and a breakdown service that’d probably cost you less if you went direct? Welcome my friends. If you’ve ticked …

RBS Windows Phone app available now

Earlier this week we told you about the release of the Natwest banking app for Windows Phone 8 and now their big brother RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland) have released an app too- great news! It’s a really good sign for Windows Phone owners to see big banks …

Mobile Banking – Do YOU Dare??

The number of smartphones in use around the world is growing everyday and the functionality that they offer is growing with it.  Things that previously could only be done at home or on a visit to the local high street can now be done on the move, be …

Mobile Banking for Android – a quick guide (Updated).

Banks, we may not like them, we may not want them but unfortunately, we all need them! In this recession hit world many of us work strange hours and find that a visit to the bank during the week is certainly inconvenient if not nearly impossible . Most …