Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a million apps on the Google Play Store and new apps being submitted to our forums every day, staying up to date on the latest apps and games can be a hassle. At XDA, we don’t discriminate apps - if it’s interesting, innovative, original or useful, we mention them. The XDA Portal Team loves apps too, and we usually share and discuss the latest app releases...
AT&T Users Get Access to Google Wallet in the Marketplace, Some Success for T-Mobile Users
- Go to https://market.android.com/search?q=google+wallet on your NFC capable device.
- Open the page in the browser, not the Market. If the Market opens automatically you must reset your program defaults.
- Click the Google Wallet icon, but this time open it using the Market app.
- Tap install.
If you have a phone with an NFC chip and aren’t using Google Wallet, now’s your chance. Check out this thread for reports of working NFC payment locations.
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