Tag: Google wallet

PSA: New Android Pay & Security Solution

Has your Google Wallet app updated to the new Android Pay? Are you frustrated that there are now two different apps for Google Wallet payments and tap to pay Android Pay? I cannot offer up any help for that unfortunately. Google chose to update the old Wallet app to Android Pay just for tap to pay and create a ...

Begun, the payment wars have.

Yoda used the Force, he didn't need Apple Pay. If the Jedi Master walked into a CVS or a Rite Aid today, he would not be able to use the Apple Pay even if he wanted to. Nor could he use Google Wallet or Soft Card (formerly ISIS). The Force would probably work and also has next to zero chance of your bank ...

Who really wins with Apple Pay? Google Wallet.

We knew it was coming. Apple has an amazing way of glorifying new features every time they announce a new device. They even seem to take credit for discovering or inventing new features and technologies. In this case, Near Field Communication (NFC) contactless payments. The technology behind tap to pay payments ...

Google to discontinue Google Wallet Prepaid cards on October 17

Say goodbye to your Google Wallet prepaid cards. On October 17, the prepaid cards that were initially offered by Google when Google Wallet launched will no longer available. Google made the announcement today via an email that was sent out to all pre-paid card members who use Google Wallet. According to Google, ...

OTA update on Evo 4G LTE fixes Google Wallet issue

If you're a Sprint user with a HTC Evo 4G LTE that's been frustrated with the state of Google Wallet on the device, there's some good news for you. Sprint has released an OTA update for the EVO 4G LTE that resolves the Google Wallet issue. This OTA update comes just a day after Google announced that would provide ...

HTC Evo 4G LTE Google Wallet fix coming this month

According to the Google Wallet entry at the Google Play store, Google is hoping to resolve the issue that's been cramping the HTC Evo 4G LTE's style since the phone's release. Initially when the phone was released, Google Wallet worked fine. A future update disabled the NFC-based payment system, leaving many users ...

Google restores prepaid card provisioning in Google Wallet

Provisioning of new Google Wallet prepaid cards has been re-enabled in Google Wallet, according to Google. In addition, Google fixed an issue that allowed the same prepaid card to be re-provisioned to a user. The company decided to stop dishing out new prepaid cards when it was discovered that clearing the ...

Google Wallet PIN security gets cracked on rooted devices

zvelo, a malware analytics group, has discovered that Google Wallet PIN numbers are vulnerable to brute force attacks. The vulnerability only exists if you're using a phone that is rooted. An attacker could create an app that easily cracks your 4-digit Google Wallet pin number, allowing them to use your phone to ...

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