Google Wallet Card Is Going Away

Google launched the Wallet Card in 2013 as a physical card for paying for things with your Google Wallet balance. The company is now alerting cardholders that it will end support on June 30. Google says it has decided to…

Google Wallet Lets You Send Money To Any Contact By Phone Number

Google announced that Google Wallet users can now send money to anyone in their contact list with just a phone number. Users have been able to do so with email addresses in the past, but now you don’t even need…

Android Pay Is Now Here

Google announced that it is now beginning to roll out Android Pay, its answer to Apple Pay as unveiled at Google I/O in May. The product lets Android users pay securely with their phones at millions of physical locations throughout…

Google Wallet Gets A Brand New App

Google launched a new Google Wallet app in the Google Play store. It’s a separate app from the existing Google Wallet app that you already know. In fact, if you search for Google Wallet in the store, you’ll still find…

Google Wallet Expanding As Checkout Option

Google Wallet is growing as a payment option as it has now been adopted by both Dunkin’ Donuts and Seamless, which have integrated it into their checkout experiences for Android users. “People are ordering food and drinks through their smartphones…

Google Wallet For iOS Lets You Split Bills

Google Wallet for iOS will now let you split up bills with your friends, adding a helpful function to an app Google is still hoping will truly take off. Google announced the news in a brief Google+ post: The days…

Google Will Give You Money To Refer Friends To Google Wallet

Google has a new Google Wallet referral program in which it will give users $5 when their friends claim money from them. Google explains how it works in a support document (via TheNextWeb): You and a friend can each get…

Google Wallet Adds Recurring Bank Transfers, Low Balance Alerts

Google announced that Google Wallet users can now add money to their balance using recurring bank transfers. The company insists that this is secure. Also new to Wallet are low balance alerts that let you know when you’re getting close…

Google Wallet Gets Some New Features

Google announced some new features for Google Wallet on Android and iOS, including the ability to manage gift cards and redeem them in stores with the app, request money from friends, and send money with your debit card. Google Wallet…

Google Gets You Acquainted With Instant Buy

At Google I/O last year, Google launched the Google Wallet Instant Buy API to simplify mobile shopping, and help sellers get more conversions buy speeding up the checkout process. It was originally launched for Android, but Google expanded it to…

Google Helps You Get More Conversions From iOS Users

97% of mobile shoppers abandon their shopping carts. That’s a stat Google has been tossing around for about two years (hopefully it’s gotten a little better since then). Either way, Google is expanding a feature it launched on Android over…

Google Wallet Now Keeps Track Of Your Recent Orders

Google has added a new feature to Google Wallet, which automatically keeps track of users’ online purchases. It appears on the Android and iOS apps. It will also notify you about the status of your orders. “Once you activate Orders…

Ready To Let Google Be Your Bank?

Google Wallet has come a long way over the past year, and this week in particular, made perhaps its most significant move towards becoming a truly major way to pay for goods and services. On Wednesday, Google unveiled the Google…

Google Wallet Now Lets You Add Credit/Debit Cards By Snapping Pictures

Earlier this week, Google unveiled the Google Wallet Card, a physical card that you can use to pay for things at stores using your Google Wallet account. Google has now updated its Google Wallet app for Android, adding another big…

Google Wallet Card Lets You Spend Your Google Money Pretty Much Anywhere

Google unveiled the new Google Wallet Card today. This is a physical card that you can use to pay for things using Google Wallet. Google uses the example of your friend paying you through Google Wallet, and you using the…

Google Explains Wallet Objects Concepts (Templates, Classes, Objects)

Google has put out a new informational developer video about the Wallet Objects platform, discussing templates, classes and objects. Google developers Maru Ahues Bouza and Peng Ying give you an in-depth overview. The two recently discussed the Wallet Objects API…

Google Hotel Finder Finally Gets Ability To Book Reservations From Your Phone

Google launched Hotel Finder back in 2011, and now, they’ve finally added the ability to book hotels from your mobile device. This seems like a pretty key feature to have in such an offering, but better late than never, right?…

Here’s A Lesson On The Google Wallet Objects API Java Quick Start

Google has put out a new Google Developers Live video on YouTube discussing the Wallet Objects API and how to get started with their Java quick start sample. This is designed to help developers get started with their integration quickly.…

Google Checkout To Shut Down On November 20

Back in November 2011, Google announced that it was retiring Google Checkout in favor of Google Wallet. After that announcement, Google Checkout remained operational for another year and a half until Google announced in May of this year that it…

Time To Start Letting Customers Pay You By Email?

There is a lot of innovation happening in the payments space, and the competition is heating up at a greater place than ever before. New products from PayPal and Amazon show great potential, and Google continues to expand its Wallet…