Robert McGarvey

Contributor

Robert McGarvey is a veteran technology reporter. He covers mobile payments and banking for a number of publications, files regularly at Mainstreet.com, and has written for outlets ranging from "The New York Times" and "Wired" to "Harvard Business Review."

How to Fly in the Front of the Plane - on the Cheap, Maybe for Free

How to Fly in the Front of the Plane - on the Cheap, Maybe for Free

Discover Card Debuts "Freeze It" Tool to Let Users Turn Off Their Own Accounts - Do You Need It?

Discover Card Debuts "Freeze It" Tool to Let Users Turn Off Their Own Accounts - Do You Need It?

Google Wants To Be Your Cellphone Carrier - Is Project Fi for You?

Google Wants To Be Your Cellphone Carrier - Is Project Fi for You?

Is Flying Cramped Coach Hazardous to Your Health? A Government Panel Investigates

Is Flying Cramped Coach Hazardous to Your Health? A Government Panel Investigates

Is Google Wallet Spying on You And Selling Your Personal Information?

Is Google Wallet Spying on You And Selling Your Personal Information?

Yet Another Big Hotel Credit Card Breach - Is Your Information Safe?

Yet Another Big Hotel Credit Card Breach - Is Your Information Safe?

Apple Watch Decision-Making: Will You Buy the Hot New Tech Accessory?

Apple Watch Decision-Making: Will You Buy the Hot New Tech Accessory?

Face-Off of the Voice-Driven Digital Personal Assistants: Apple vs. Google vs. Amazon

Face-Off of the Voice-Driven Digital Personal Assistants: Apple vs. Google vs. Amazon

Is This the Twilight of the Paper Check? P2P Payments on the Rise

Is This the Twilight of the Paper Check? P2P Payments on the Rise

Hotel Wi-Fi Under Siege: Here's Why You Should Never Use It

Hotel Wi-Fi Under Siege: Here's Why You Should Never Use It

4 Airlines You Should Never Fly If You Want to Arrive Safely

4 Airlines You Should Never Fly If You Want to Arrive Safely

Is Your Rental Car Company Spying on You and Your Driving? Here's How They Do It

Is Your Rental Car Company Spying on You and Your Driving? Here's How They Do It

Europe Is On SaIe for Summer Travel - But the Clock Is Ticking on the Weak Euro

Europe Is On SaIe for Summer Travel - But the Clock Is Ticking on the Weak Euro

11 Million Victimized in Premera Health Insurer Breach: Here's Why This Is Very Bad News

11 Million Victimized in Premera Health Insurer Breach: Here's Why This Is Very Bad News

5 Steps to Protect Yourself From Becoming an Apple Pay Fraud Victim

5 Steps to Protect Yourself From Becoming an Apple Pay Fraud Victim

Are Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer Apps Unsafe to Use? Worries Focus on Venmo

Are Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer Apps Unsafe to Use? Worries Focus on Venmo

Samsung Heats Up the Wallet Wars: Do You Need Samsung Pay on a Galaxy S6?

Samsung Heats Up the Wallet Wars: Do You Need Samsung Pay on a Galaxy S6?

Do You Have Any Chance of Buying a Home Where You Really Want to Live? Hint: No Is the Answer

Do You Have Any Chance of Buying a Home Where You Really Want to Live? Hint: No Is the Answer

Can Your Smart Car Be Hacked? The Frightening Reality Is That Worse May Be Happening on the Road

Can Your Smart Car Be Hacked? The Frightening Reality Is That Worse May Be Happening on the Road

Why It's Time to Book Travel Directly Again With Hotels, Airlines

Why It's Time to Book Travel Directly Again With Hotels, Airlines