Oli is a writer for Finder UK. He writes guides, features and news about a range of topics, including banking, credit cards, mortgages and personal loans. He studies English Literature at the University of Sussex, and in his spare time enjoys cycling and playing the guitar, though not necessarily at the same time.
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What PayPal Mobile lacks in quirky, distinctive features, it makes up for in name recognition and sheer functionality of the features that it does offer.
The fifth-oldest bank in the UK, Bank of Scotland has a unique history, but how does it fare in the modern world? We've had a look at its mobile banking app.
Owned by Barclays, mobile payment app Pingit provides a way to send money instantly and effortlessly using just a UK mobile number.
We've taken a look at the mybarclaycard mobile app, which is Barclaycard's contribution to the emergent mobile banking app market.
The UK's first digital bank, smile is known for its role in past technological innovations in banking. While it was on the cutting edge of banking in the late 90s, is it still today?
While something of a juggernaut in the groceries and traditional banking sectors, Tesco Bank doesn't have quite the same aptitude for digital banking. Its app does comfortably hold its own against HSBC, TSB and first direct, but nevertheless it lags far behind the leaders in the sector, like Starling, Monzo and Revolut.
We take a look at TSB's mobile banking app, which has a lot of work to do if it wants to challenge the big beasts of digital banking such as Monzo, Barclays and Starling.
While not in the digital banking big leagues, first direct's app offers a reliable, easy way to manage your first direct accounts. Given the bank's innovative history, though, you might have expected a stronger showing in the brave new world of digital banking.
HSBC is something of a household name - in 2018, it was the 7th largest bank in the world. But how does it fare in the emerging digital banking market?
Santander is a force of nature on the high street. If you're a Santander current account holder, the Santander app is certainly worth a look. If you're not though, you may be better off looking elsewhere as Santander's mobile banking app boasts just a small amount of features compared with other banking apps.