Tag: Google wallet

Get Google Wallet on your Verizon Galaxy with no root required

Verizon may have decided to leave Google Wallet out of the Galaxy Nexus (for now), but that didn't stop the Android community from developing a work-around to the the NFC-based payment system onto the newly released phone. There are now two methods to get Google Wallet on the Verizon Galaxy Nexus. The first, which ...

Rumor: Google Wallet heading to the UK in 2012, just in time for summer olympics

According to French newspaper Les Echo, Google is planning on launching its NFC-based payment system, Google Wallet, in the UK in the first quarter of 2012. The service, which was launched in September in the United States, has been gaining a lot of traction. The UK launch will be just in time for the 2012 Summer ...

Google confirms: No Google Wallet on Verizon Galaxy Nexus

It's official. Google Wallet will not be available on the Verizon Galaxy Nexus. When we first heard the news that Google Wallet wasn't going to be included in the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, I was hoping that Google would squash the rumors and tell Verizon customers that its newest flagship phone would indeed launch ...

Google wallet coming to a vending machine near you

In the future, you will be able to purchase your favorite snacks from vending machines by using your phone and Google Wallet. With NFC-equipped vending machines, users will be able to pay for their snacks by simply waving their phones in front of a NFC terminal. In addition to paying with phones, NFC-enabled ...

Google Wallet now accepted at over 65 Bay Area Gap Inc. stores

Today, Gap Inc announced that Google Wallet will be accepted at over 65 of its stores in the Bay Area. Starting today you can use your NFC-enabled phone with Google Wallet to make payments at Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Banana Republic Factory, and Gap Outlet stores in the Bay Area. In addition to letting ...

NJ Transit becomes first public transit agency to partner with Google Wallet

Starting today, NJ Transit customers can now pay for their fares using their phone and Google Wallet. NJ Transit becomes the first public transit agency to partner with Google's contactless payment system, Google Wallet. Customers can now purchase transportation tickets at New York Penn Station ticket vending ...

Google Wallet update brings new features and bug fixes

The Google Wallet app for Android received an update today. The updated Google Wallet application bumps the apps version number to 1.0-R33v4 and brings with it a number of bug fixes, enhancements, and features, which you can see below. Find new offers directly in Wallet Updated transaction detail screen (for ...

Developer gets Google Wallet to work on the original Nexus S

Can't wait for Google to make your original Nexus S phone an official device supported by Google Wallet? Why don't you just get things working on your own? That is what one XDA developer did. The process involves rooting your phone, installing a custom ROM, wiping everything, and flashing a couple of files to your ...

Visa and Google signs licensing deal, Visa cards to be an option on Google Wallet

Yesterday, Google launched their NFC-based payment system, Google Wallet. The service allows you to make purchases using your NFC-capable phone (currently the Nexus S 4G) at thousands of locations throughout the U.S. Unfortunately, the official launch partners were only Mastercard at launch, meaning that you would ...

Video: Check out Google Wallet’s first customer, George Costanza!

The Google Wallet service is getting ready to launch soon, and to somewhat show you what the service is about, Google has released a video showing off their first Google Wallet customer, none other than George Costanza! Google Wallet was introduced back in May during Google I/O. The Goal of the service is to ...

Is Google Wallet about to launch? RadioShack employees are getting ready!

It looks like Google Wallet is getting to be rolled out, at least at select RadioShack locations. The above image from a RadioShack computer indicates that the new payment system could be ready for the public to use sometime in September. Google introduced Google Wallet during Google I/O earlier this year, and ...

Android 2.3.5 update to allow devices to use Google Wallet

We reported yesterday that the Samsung Nexus S 4G will be getting the GRJ90 update that will allow it to use NFC technology which will enable Google Wallet. Other than bringing NFC, the upcoming Nexus S 4G update will also change its Android OS version from 2.3.4 to 2.3.5. You may have noticed that the picture ...

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