Now you can turn your Android into a credit card reader with the help of a new hardware accessory and Square is that accessory in the android market helping the concept of mobile payments anywhere, anytime using a plug-in device. Square can read a credit card and send instructions to the mobile app which allows the user to accept a payment from anywhere in the world.

Square is a cube shaped plastic plug-in device that plugs into the headphone jack of an iPhone. With this reader, you can accept your credit card payments right on your phone.

Some Striking Features of Square

  • 1. 0 to $60 in under 10 seconds
  • 2. Lose the paper
  • 3. Pay , quickly and Securily
  • 4. Get real rewards
  • 5. All your receipts organized
  • 6. Tip Jar
  • 7. Works Everywhere
  • 8. Safe and Secure
  • 9. Simple and Transparent Card fees

For that an android user has to download the square app and sign up for it. For getting this card swiping machine , you have to provide your shipping address and you can receive your swiping machine in a few days. You don’t have to pay for the app or the device. But Square banks 2.75 percent of the total transaction in addition to a charge of 15 cents per swipe, and 3.5 percent plus 15 cents for each transaction made with a keyed in entry.
via Wise Android