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Google breathes new life into Google Wallet with Softcard purchase and more

Google breathes new life into Google Wallet with Softcard purchase and more

By 23 February 2015

Google Wallet has been given a second chance at replacing your physical wallet. Apple has Apple Pay, while Samsung has LoopPay, but Google was ahead of them both with Google Wallet. In an attempt to revive its digital wallet, Google is rolling out a new... >>

5 PayPal alternatives that make spending, transferring and receiving money online easy

5 PayPal alternatives that make spending, transferring and receiving money online easy

By 3 February 2015

PayPal has changed the world of online payments seeping into sites all over the world. While it's easy to use it doesn't work everywhere and does charge fees. What are the alternatives out there? There are myriad systems for money dealings online but... >>

Google Wallet adds PayPal billing so you can securely buy from Google Play Store

Google Wallet adds PayPal billing so you can securely buy from Google Play Store

By 15 May 2014

There are no shortage of payment options when it comes to buying content from the Google Play Store, but that hasn't stopped Google from adding yet another option: PayPal. Starting today, Android device owners can log into PayPal account to buy apps,... >>

Google Wallet tap-and-pay feature will soon require Android 4.4 KitKat

Google Wallet tap-and-pay feature will soon require Android 4.4 KitKat

By 14 March 2014

Google Wallet's tap-and-pay feature now requires devices running Android 4.4 KitKat, Google has started to alert consumers. The change will go into effect on 14 April. That means older devices or anything not running the latest version of Android will... >>

Google Wallet app adds Orders feature for tracking in US and viewing past orders

Google Wallet app adds Orders feature for tracking in US and viewing past orders

By 12 March 2014

The Google Wallet app for iOS and Android has added a new feature that'll help you keep track of your purchases. Called Orders, the new feature auto-tracks your online orders and shows all your past orders in one place. You need to activate the feature... >>

Say cheese! Add credit and debit cards to Google Wallet for Android by snapping a pic

Say cheese! Add credit and debit cards to Google Wallet for Android by snapping a pic

By 22 November 2013

Not long after announcing that Google Wallet would have a physical Google Wallet Card, Google has updated its Google Wallet app for Android with the ability to add credit and debit cards just by taking a picture. Specifically, this new feature in Google... >>

Google Wallet goes physical with Google Wallet prepaid debit card

Google Wallet goes physical with Google Wallet prepaid debit card

By 20 November 2013

Google wants Google Wallet to work. In fact, it wants you to embrace using your smartphone to pay for stuff so much that it has launched physical Google Wallet prepaid cards. "Huh?" you may ask. It's as simple as this: Google thinks NFC and smartphones... >>

Google Wallet app arrives on the iPhone - without NFC requirement

Google Wallet app arrives on the iPhone - without NFC requirement

By 19 September 2013

Google has brought its Google Wallet app to the iPhone, minus NFC. Google released a substantial update to its Google Wallet for Android app this week, doing away with the long-time requirement of a handset needing NFC technology to download the app.... >>

Google Wallet for Android no longer requires a NFC-packing handset

Google Wallet for Android no longer requires a NFC-packing handset

By 17 September 2013

Google has released a substantial update to its Google Wallet for Android app, doing away with the long-time requirement of a handset needing NFC technology to download the app. Google Wallet is now available on Google Play for all Android phones running... >>

Samsung Wallet app lands in Google Play, as Google Wallet drops support for gift, loyalty cards

Samsung Wallet app lands in Google Play, as Google Wallet drops support for gift, loyalty cards

By 10 August 2013

The Samsung Wallet app originally launched as a beta for select users in the US, but now the app is publicly available in the US through Google Play. You’ll need a Galaxy S3, S4, Galaxy Note 1 or Note 2 to use the app and store things like boarding... >>