ING DIRECT Mobile Banking

ING DIRECT is an internet bank with very good interest rates on insured savings and checking accounts. ING recently launched a mobile banking site which lets customers view balances and transactions and transfer funds between accounts using their mobile phones. The site works fairly well but has some issues. The first problem is that when I tried the URL that ING publishes, ingdirect.com/m, my Motorola i850 reported "Could not connect to site". I tried it in Firefox to capture the … Continue reading

Bank of America - Mobile Banking

Here's another sign of the fantastic growth of the mobile web. Even the big commercial banks are getting into the act. Bank of America, the largest US bank has launched a mobile site. Some small banks in this country have mobile sites but this is the first one I've seen from one of the big nationwide banks. Citibank's mobile banking is a Java ME app, not a mobile web site. For mass adoption these things should be on the web … Continue reading