Barclaycard Announces Support for Google Wallet
Barclaycard today announced that it will support Google Wallet. Barclaycard is the latest financial institution to throw its weight behind Google's payment service. Barclaycard said that customers can add their cards to Google Wallet and will receive all their normal Barclaycard benefits when making purchases through Google Wallet. Barclaycard will first offer Google Wallet support to customers of its L.L. Bean and American Airlines programs, and will add additional programs over time.
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 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 Now Stores Gift Cards
Google this week released a new version of Google Wallet that can capture, store, and manage gift card info. Users can add gift cards via the camera or keyboard, then show a barcode on the screen to redeem the card.
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 Wallet for iOS Gets A Feature-Removing Makeover
Google has revised the Google Wallet app for the iPhone to put it in line with the re-imagined Wallet app that now appears on Android devices. The Google Wallet app is now a simple tool for managing the Google Wallet Card and making payments to individuals.