More Online Retailers Agree to Accept Google Wallet
Google today announced that its mobile Google Wallet product can be used to make purchases on several new web sites. The locations now accepting Wallet-made payments include 1-800-Flowers.com, Rockport.com, and FiveGuys.com. Using Google Wallet allows mobile users to avoid entering in credit card and address details (which can be cumbersome) on their phone when making purchases. Google expects that Finish Line, MovieTickets.com, Seamless, SwimOutlet.com and more sites will accept Google Wallet soon.
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 Folds Google Wallet and Android Pay Into Google Pay
Google today took steps to simplify its mobile and online payment products by combining them into a single service called Google Pay. Moving forward, Google Pay will encompass the features of Google Wallet and Android Pay.
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 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.
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.