Google Wallet Tweaked with Loyalty Program Features
Google recently made an updated version of Google Wallet available to Android devices. The application makes several changes centered around users' loyalty programs. First, it enables notifications from nearby merchants that have a saved loyalty program. The push notifications pop up to let users know they are available. Wallet makes adding loyalty programs easier via scanning the associated loyalty card. The app also makes several general performance improvements. Google Wallet is free to download from the Play Store.
Amazon Makes Mobile Wallet App Available
Amazon recently released a mobile wallet application for Android-based smartphones. The app, which Amazon has labeled a beta, lets people store gift cards, loyalty cards, and membership cards, which can be scanned or typed directly into the app.
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 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.
Microsoft Wallet Gains Tap-to-Pay Functionality
Microsoft today updated its Microsoft Wallet app and gave Lumia smartphone owners the ability to make mobile payments at supporting retailers. Windows Mobile has long included a Wallet app, but until today it was reserved for loyalty cards and other retail programs.
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.