Over the past few years, technology has evolved quicker than ever before. When the first iPhone was released in 2007, it seemed like a thing from a science fiction movie. From today's point of view it looks old, clunky and lacking in functionality. These days, everything is connected: what started with our mobile phones soon expanded to our watches, our homes and even our cars. The below infographic, created in cooperation with Wirecard, sums up key aspects of our newly connected lives and how it will affect the way we pay.