Software Flub Behind HTC EVO 4G LTE Google Wallet Woes
Google has confirmed that a software glitch within the near-field communications component of the HTC EVO 4G LTE is preventing some owners from using Google Wallet. The device is generating error messages that said the device or the carrier isn't compatible with the Google Wallet service. Google said the problem can be fixed with a software update, and that it is working with Sprint and HTC to clear up the issue. Google didn't provide a timeline for the repair.
Google Unfolds A Brand New Wallet App for Android
Google today released a fully redesigned Google Wallet application for Android devices. Google Wallet is not an app for making mobile payments at retail.
Google to Discontinue Wallet Debit Card
Google has begun informing owners of the Google Wallet Card that it will cease supporting the card come June 30. The Wallet Card was initially paired with the Google Wallet app for mobile payments, but Google transitioned its mobile payment service away from Google Wallet to Android Pay.
Google Camera and Wallet Updated with Tweaks
Google recently published updates to its Google Camera and Google Wallet applications for Android devices. For Google Camera, Google restored the ability to take snapshots while filming video.
Google Wallet for iOS Gains Bill-Splitting Tool and Touch ID
Google recently made some significant improvements to its Google Wallet app for the iPhone. To start, the app adds a bill-splitting feature.
Google Wallet Users Can Send Money Via Text Message
Google Wallet now lets people send money to others using only a phone number. The app has supported the ability to send money via email for a long time.