It was reported not too long ago that Google is going to unify both Android Pay and Google Wallet under a single brand and that’s precisely what it has done today. The company today announced the launch of Google Pay which brings all of the features that Android Pay and Google Wallet users have become accustomed to. The company has now started rolling out the new Google Pay app for […]
Some of you guys might recall Google Wallet, a service operated by Google that was meant to be Google’s answer to Apple Pay. For those who forgot, the service is still very much alive and well. In fact a recent announcement from Google revealed that the company has made an overhaul to the look and design of the web version of Wallet.
Google Wallet may no longer support physical debit cards but the service is still alive and well, and today it’s making it very easy for users to send and receive money with the cards that they already have. A new Google Wallet web app has been launched today which allows users to access the Wallet using any web browser. They can then send and receive payments as long as they […]
It was first reported earlier this week that Google could soon announce that its physical Google Wallet card was going away. The company didn’t confirm anything immediately but today it has made it clear that the physical Google Wallet card is going to bite the dust on June 30th. The company has started sending out emails to notify everybody who has one that the cards will no longer be of […]
With Android Pay having been launched, Google Wallet is no longer an app/service that lets you pay for goods. Instead it has become an app in which users will be able to send money to each other, so for example if you wanted to pay a friend back for dinner the other night, or if you’re buying something online and meeting the seller in person, Google Wallet can facilitate those […]
It looks like there is a spanking new version of Wallet for iOS available in town, which would help make life easier for iOS-powered device owners to make a payment, or request for a payment through email. What would be the outstanding feature of the new Google Wallet for iOS? For starters, users are able to split their expenses with friends, which would make life at the dinner table a […]
From time to time, it goes without saying that an app will need to be updated in order to remain relevant, as well as to outpace the competition, so to speak. Cashless payments have come a long way since the advent of the credit card as well as electronic bank transfers, and it is nice to know that Google too, is in on the game with the release of its […]
Yesterday when Android M was officially announced, Google also announced that Android Pay is a new feature that would launch alongside of it. For those who missed the announcement, basically Android Pay is a mobile payments service that users can use to make payments at retail outlets with their mobile device.Now if you’re thinking that this sounds very similar to Google Wallet, you’re not mistaken but at the same time, […]
It used to be back in the day, only certain establishments would accept credit cards, and even then there was a minimum amount that had to be spent before cards would be accepted. Fast forward to today, there are some countries where cards are accepted regardless of how big or small your purchase is.This is why it does not come as a surprise to learn that over in the UK, […]
Thanks to debit and credit cards along with digital currency such as Bitcoin, and mobile wallets like PayPal, Apple Pay, and Google Wallet, there has been a decreasing need to use actual physical cash to pay for your purchases. However there are some places in which cash is still king but this is something the government of Denmark is hoping to change.According to a report from Reuters, the Danish government […]
Ever wondered what would happen to your Google Wallet funds if Google went belly up, no matter how impossible that seems? Well there is an answer to that question, and it’s one that’ll make you happy. Google Wallet funds will now be FDIC-insured so in the very unlikely event of Google going bankrupt, your money will remain safe no matter what.
If you’re the sort of user who makes a lot of purchases using their credit card or through platforms like Google Wallet, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of what you purchased and where you made that purchase, especially if they are small transactions. That being said the good news is that if you’re an avid Google Wallet user, Google has recently released an update for the app.The update comes […]
Ride-sharing services are increasingly becoming popular for a variety of reasons. In some cases they can be cheaper than regular cabs. Some people just love the convenience that they offer. Lyft is just one of the services that’s competing in this market. Uber is another, which has grown substantially over the past few years, and now has a truly global presence. Lyft today announced that it will start accepting payments through […]
With Apple Pay bursting onto the scene, it basically meant that there was one more mobile payments provider that other companies had to compete with. Then there were rumors about Google possibly acquiring their competitor Softcard which later turned out to be true and if you’re a current Softcard user, you might want to take note of this.The company has recently announced that come 31st of March, they will be […]