Despite its status as “the world’s most loved way to get paid”, PayPal certainly has some disadvantages. Its high fees and brutal exchange rates are enough to rattle any one’s cage. However, apparently those fees have gone towards a semi-worthy cause. Today, PayPal announced plans to expand its mobile payment system to include a few new retail stores.
This follows off of last year’s news that PayPal’s mobile payment system would begin accepting retail transactions made at Home Depot.
So, beginning in June of 2012, you’ll be able to use your PayPal smartphone app at stores like Aeropostale, Foot Locker, JC Penney, and Barnes & Noble. More merchants are expected to join the program by the end of the year.
So, if you’ve ever wanted to slap down your smartphone on the table when a cashier asks for your money, now you can. The PayPal app is available on all iPhone and Android devices.
Ultimately, apps like this help to speed up your life. They can also save you money by avoiding PayPal transaction fees. What does the Speed Up My PC blog crew think? Well, the faster you get out of the mall, the sooner you can get home to enjoy your new and improved fast PC.