Square Contactless Reader

Accept Apple Pay + Chip cards, anywhere

#2 Product of the DayNovember 23, 2015
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Jeff Needles
Jeff NeedlesHunterHiring@jsneedles · Data @ Houseparty & Maker of Things
Square announced a while back that they would have a product for Apple Pay & Chip cards... now you can reserve one. I love paying with square, but I love paying with Apple Pay more... Now They're easy together! One of my favorite square features is the auto email receipts (since it knows my cc) -- but I'm curious how that'll work with Apple Pay tokenization.
Mario Hall
Mario Hall@nadomars · Co-Founder / Designer @CymbalFM
I wish I had a b&m business just so I could get one of these.
Ryan J Negri
Ryan J Negri@ryannegri · CEO @ Laicos & aspiring VC
@nadomars No, you don't. You really don't. ;)
Tyler Hayes
Tyler Hayes@thetylerhayes · Bebo
I'm excited/curious to see how they have to learn & adapt behaviors with this like they had to when they first introduced the Reader. For example when Square first launched some people were unsure how to sign—"do I use a pen?"—so Square told all their customers to say something like "Use your finger to sign here" (as well as display that on the screen) so people weren't confused. It's hard to remember now, but that's the way it was back then because we didn't have the paradigm yet. I mention this because I used this at Blue Bottle Mint Plaza when they were beta testing it a few months ago, with my Apple Watch. One of the things that happened was the contactless reader was by the Square Stand, in other words not right next to me at the edge of the counter. So I had to physically lean over the counter a bit, as well as turn my body (because my watch is on my left arm and the reader was on the right of the stand) to pay. It was physically awkward. Not the end of the world, but a learning experience for everyone :)
Jeff Needles
Jeff NeedlesHunterHiring@jsneedles · Data @ Houseparty & Maker of Things
@thetylerhayes Amazing first hand account! Thanks :) I wonder if they could build one in to the back of the square stand?
Joshua Dance
Joshua Dance@joshdance · Engineer, Product, athlete, indie hacker
Square + Apple Pay = bliss. Wish all the food trucks in my area would use this.
Preet@preetnation · BlueLight, also enjoy QS and Parkour
super interesting