In a move to further unify and consolidate their services, Google has announced that they are officially transitioning Google Checkout to Google Wallet.
From here on out, YouTube, Google+ Games, the Android Market and any other Google sites will use Google Wallet instead of Checkout. For other business partners still using Checkout, payments made with ... Read More »
Today Google Wallet received an update that added a new experience called SingleTap. Unfortunately the service is still unavailable to the majority of Android owners. (Google only supports the Sprint Nexus S 4G). Hackers have found a way to enable Google Wallet on the AT&T and T-Mobile versions of ... Read More »
Google recently released Google Wallet. This was meant to dust off that NFC chip, which is hardly (if ever) used. Sadly, this service is not available for all Nexus S owners; only those on Sprint’s network (Nexus S 4G) have access. This exclusivity has many Nexus S ... Read More »
We’re sure the Google Wallet hype is still hot among Samsung Nexus S 4G users. Purchasing bagels and coffee with your phone is great and all, but as technology evolves NFC chips will become much more handy. In the “home of the future,” things like opening a door with your ... Read More »
It took awhile, but that near field communication (NFC) chip inside the Nexus S is finally getting some action. Google just announced that their new Google Wallet app is rolling out to the Sprint Nexus S 4G via an over-the-air update.
Initially the Google Wallet app will let consumers tap-to-pay with their Citi ... Read More »
We’ve been patiently waiting for the release of Google Wallet since its announcement in May. While we haven’t been talking much about it lately, this service is always present in the back of our minds. And it seems the wait is almost over; the service should be available anytime now.
Google recently released a commercial ... Read More »
Remember when we told you the Android world was about to be flooded by NFC-enabled devices? Well, Sony Ericsson just took a shot at the dam. The company is partnering with NXP–the same guys that build the NFC chip inside the Nexus S–with the goal of adding NFC support to its Android devices.
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Google Wallet took the stage today, with an introduction to what the consumer future holds for us. Though we were all very excited to see this, not everyone is exactly happy about Google’s achievements. Soon after the announcement of Google Wallet and Google Offers, PayPal filed a 28-page lawsuit ... Read More »
It’s been a crazy day in the mobile world today. This morning, Google gave us a glimpse at the future of mobile commerce, and how we’ll eventually get rid of our wallets, keys, cash, and credit cards. The company announced Google Wallet, Google Offers, and even a new Google credit card named Google ... Read More »
At the Google Wallet press event this morning, the company let it slip during the Q/A session that it plans to release a special sticker that’ll allow phones without NFC to talk with the Google Wallet app.
Right now, the only phone that’ll be able to use Google Wallet is the Nexus S ... Read More »