The death of NFC is upon us! Not really, but it looks like Google is really pushing for a backup plan in case NFC fails in the market. Yesterday, they purchased the company Bump, which made an app allowing file transfers ... Read More »
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Google Wallet doesn’t seem to be able to catch a break these days. Not long after it was found to be incompatible with the new Nexus 7, the service has now announced that it will no longer support NFC redemption of ... Read More »
Saying Google Wallet for Android isn’t doing well would be a massive understatement. With almost no adoption aside from Sprint, very few supported devices and a dearth of places to use it, Google Wallet has been an unpopular but awesome concept that’s going nowhere lately. At least Nexus devices support it, right?
Unfortunately, the new ... Read More »
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Online shopping is extremely popular, and it’s quickly transitioning to mobile. But entering your information on a tiny screen is cumbersome, to say the least. Name, credit card, address and all that other info is really not fun to enter on a phone. Google Wallet is already integrated into many sites, but now it’s entering ... Read More »
Google has released some really killer services over the last several years, and some real flops too. Unfortunately, Google Wallet falls into the latter of those categories. Wallet hasn’t grown in quite the way Google would have liked, for a number of reasons, but Google isn’t giving up yet.
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Just over a week ago, a signup link to be part of the next exciting thing from Google and Wallet was tipped online by BusinessInsider. At the time the link went live, we had no idea what Google could possibly have in store. Thanks to a leaked version of the new Google Wallet ... Read More »
Mobile phone-based payment solutions are the hot topic of the industry right now. Google is looking to enhance Wallet, Microsoft is introducing Wallet Hub, Apple is playing around with Passbook; PayPal, Square and ISIS are all throwing their hats into the ring. And then there’s CyanogenMod, who just added support for a custom third-party ... Read More »
The next time Google Wallet sees a major update, it may just be more wallet-like than ever before. During a YouTube question and answer session hosted by Google Wallet development manager Robin Dua, it was revealed that Google has much bigger plans for Wallet than just a mobile payment service.
Dua says that someday, Google ... Read More »
Several days ago we found that any time now, Google Play gift cards should be available for purchase. That day has finally come, with Google opening an official gift card landing page listing several select retailers where gift cards will be initially available.
The Google Wallet service has just gotten an update, and it’s the most important update yet.
When Wallet originally launched, users could only add a Google Prepaid Card or Citi MasterCard for NFC payment, leaving basically everyone else in the dust. Of course, you could add funds to your Google Prepaid Card with whatever card ... Read More »