Heads up, Android developers, because Google just announced a new version of Google Play services with some spiffy updates for several Google apps.
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Android users want to pay for things using NFC with Google Wallet, and iOS users want to pay for things using NFC with Apple Pay. And one thing is standing in their way: CurrentC. But the most passionate users of both platforms aren’t going to let their mobile payment system of ... Read More »
Google Wallet never really gained popularity. It was fun paying for things by tapping your phone to a sensor, but not enough people knew about it or could even use it (thanks, carriers!). I always thought that the day Apple introduced NFC payments would be the day it would become widely used. Little did ... Read More »
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Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »
Heads up, Android developers! Nearly two months after Google let loose the Google Play services 4.3 update, the Mountain View firm has announced that update 4.4 is now making its way out into the world. Here are the goodies that you can expect to find in this new ... Read More »
Google has steadily been adding new features to Google Glass ever since it kicked off its Explorer program in 2012, including wink photo capture functionality and support for sending photos in Hangouts. Today a new rumor has hinted at another feature that Google may have up ... Read More »
Opinions on Domino’s pizza are split, but I’m in the group of people who like them. Philly cheese steak pizza can’t be messed with. If you’re an avid fan, the latest update to the Domino’s app makes it easier to pay for your food by adding support for Google Wallet.
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Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently-upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than going after the apps with the ... Read More »
In Android 4.4, Google introduced a new method of paying with Google Wallet known as Host Card Emulation, or HCE. It allows Google to bypass carrier rules that prevent an app from accessing something as integral as an NFC secure element. Instead, it would use just NFC safely. This means that Wallet users were no ... Read More »
Ever since Google Wallet debuted, we’ve had the ability to pay with our smartphones (well, a small fraction of us have, anyway). It was as easy as tapping your phone on the sensor and entering your PIN. What could be so bad about that? We don’t know, but apparently the carriers do. Most of them ... Read More »