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Google Pay heads for the desktop... and, we fear, an inevitable flop

Tessier-Ashpool

"You have to unlock the phone to use the payment, where as just having a contactless card is enough to use it."

Piece of piss with my iPhone. I take it out my shirt pocket, point it at the reader with my thumb at the bottom. It authenticates and pays in a couple of hundred milliseconds.

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