Google Wallet’s tap and pay soon to be exclusive to KitKat and up

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Google will soon be cutting off support for the tap and pay feature on devices not running yet running KitKat. Pre-KitKat devices aren’t quite as secure as devices running 4.4 and up thanks to some firmware updates introduced in the latest version. In laymen’s terms, the new ...

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Automatically keep track of your online purchases in the Google Wallet app

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In the latest version of Google Wallet a new feature has been introduced called Orders, which allows you to keep track of your online purchases. It’s available in the US only and requires Android version 4.0 or above but will notify you of the status of your orders and shows past orders ...

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Google Wallet lets users add credit and debit cards via camera

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Google on Thursday released an update to its Google Wallet application which makes it even easier to add credit cards and debit cards. As noted in the changelog, the app now lets users snap a picture of their cards to integrate them with the Wallet account. Take the photo and Wallet will ...

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Google introduces physical Wallet cards; shipping in 10-12 days

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Google on Wednesday announced that a physical Google Wallet Card is now available to order. Offered free to residents of the United States, the card takes about 10-12 days to arrive. The Google Wallet card can be used as a debit card wherever you might use a standard MasterCard. In addition to ...

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Google Wallet moves beyond NFC with expanded Android support

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A new version of Google’s virtual wallet, Google Wallet, is out today and works for all phones running Android 2.3 and higher. Key among the updated app is the ability to send money to any U.S. resident with an email address. No longer tied to NFC-enabled devices, Google Wallet lets users ...

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List of Google’s April Fools Day Jokes

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Yes, today is April 1st and that means you’re advised to be on alert. There are plenty of opportunities to fool you… or at least attempt to fool you.  Google, as is their wont, will often put together a number of April Fools Day blog posts, announcements, and “new ...

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Samsung takes on Google Wallet, Apple Passbook with Samsung Wallet

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Samsung today announced a coupon and ticketing service not unlike Apple’s Passbook or Google Wallet. Called Samsung Wallet, the app and service comes with an API (beta) for developers which should spur adoption and integration. Already working with Samsung are Expedia, MLB, Hotels.com, ...

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Google bringing Wallet support to all 2.3+ devices, physical card in the works?

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Google has been working to update their Wallet services, and more evidence has surfaced that caught our attention. Word on the street is that Google is working on a physical Wallet card, and of course there’s that rumored major update we heard about. The latest rumors come from the Google ...

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Google brings Google Wallet to mobile websites

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Google is really focused on Google Wallet right now, and they are trying their best to offer it to the masses with the best type of services available. Google is now expanding the Google Wallet payments to mobile websites. At the moment, the service is available for select websites, ...

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Google Wallet update in the pipes, big changes?

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Google Wallet hasn’t exactly been widely adopted, but that may change in the near future. Google has updated the Wallet website, and they’re touting the “next version of Google Wallet, coming soon.” Now there’s no word on just how “soon” this update ...

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Don’t forget to request your Google Wallet Prepaid Card refund!

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Those of you who have prepaid cards through Google Wallet are advised to request your refunds, as the feature is headed off into the sunset.  The process for obtaining your money isn’t all that difficult and requires just a few bits of information.  There’s a dedicated page setup ...

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Google Wallet: Prepaid cards discontinued

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Google Wallet users are now getting a warning to spend their Google Prepaid Card balance before October 17th at which point Google will be removing all prepaid cards from the Google Wallet App. After this date passes the only way to get your money back is to put in a refund at the Google ...

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IDs, loyalty cards, and third-party passes coming to Google Wallet

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Robin Dua, head of project management for Google Wallet, talked about some new features that Google Wallet users might see in the near future. Dua said that he wants Google Wallet users to have the ability to store gift cards, travel itinerary, receipts, tickets and much more. In a nutshell, ...

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Google Wallet now accepts all major credit cards, debit cards

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Google's latest announcement ensures their mobile payment option sees faster adoption.

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You can now hack your Galaxy S III to run Google Wallet

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Google Wallet is one of the services Google is offering to people with Android phones, but if you are on Verizon, then you are probably not lucky enough, even if you are using the Galaxy Nexus. Anyway, I once read somewhere that if there’s something that’s hard for a hacker, ...

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