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Android Pay is now live in Canada

Another country is officially joining the shortlist of places that support Google's Android Pay program. After the official announcement during Google I/O 2017, support for Android Pay in Canada is finally rolling out starting today. This confirms earlier rumors that stated Google would unveil Android Pay support on this exact day. If you are an Android user...

Android Pay is Rumored to Launch in Canada on May 31st

Last week at Google I/O, Google announced they had plans to expand Android Pay to a number of new countries in the near future. Countries confirmed at this event were Russia, Canada, Brazil, Spain and Taiwan. While they didn't give exact dates on when they expected this expansion to happen, they did make it seem...

Android Pay Coming to Canada, Russia, Spain, Brazil, and Taiwan

Two weeks ago we informed that Android Pay is launching in Taiwan. The report is now officially confirmed, as Google plans to expand its Android Pay to Canada, Russia, Spain, Brazil, and of course, Taiwan. The announcement took place during one of the conferences at Google I/O 2017. The reports in Russian media suggest that Android Pay...

Android Pay To Be Launched In Taiwan In June

Android Pay is scheduled to enter the Taiwanese market on June 1, according a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report. Initially, Google's mobile payment service will be supported by three local banks. Nevertheless, support for additional banks should expand in time according to the report. Currently, customers in Taiwan can use Apple Pay for mobile wireless...

Google Announces Collaboration with PayPal for Android Pay Support

Android Pay as a means of quick, cardless, and cashless payment faces heavy competition from the likes of Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. So it comes as no surprise that all of the competitors in the mobile payments space continue looking for more ways to one up their competitors. Google is doing just that with its...

Android Pay on Wear 2.0 will not work if your Smartphone has an Unlocked Bootloader

For those of you who have been clinging onto hope that Android Pay for Android Wear 2.0 would allow you to make mobile payments even if your device's bootloader is unlocked, we have some bad news to share. Google has confirmed to AndroidPolice Android Pay on the latest Wear 2.0 update will not work if the paired smartphone...

What You Need to Know About Android Wear 2.0 — Android Pay, Google Assistant and More

As noted industry leaker Evan 'evleaks' Blass suggested on his Twitter page, today Google has finally unveiled the next major upgrade for its Android-based smartwatch OS: Android Wear 2.0. This announcement also comes along with the release of the newest Android Wear smartwatches in the form of the LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport. Android...

Android Pay v1.14 Hints at Improving the Linked Offers Interface

Back during Google I/O 2016, Google introduced the "Save to Android Pay API" which would allow companies to digitize their loyalty programs, gift cards, or other offers. Companies were now able to add special links to text messages, e-mails, their website, or their Android app that would quickly save a new card to Android Pay in a...

Estimates Say the Mobile Payment Market is Hitting $780 Billion in 2017

According to a new report released by TrendForce, we're going to see huge growth within the mobile payment market this year. The report mentions that people who own smartphones spent over $585 billion using mobile payments services in 2016. This includes Android Pay, Samsung Pay, Apple Pay and all other mobile payment solutions that are available....

Chainfire’s Systemless Root for Pixel Phones is Coming

We all knew it was coming. It's basically tradition that within days of Google releasing a new device, XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire finds a working root method. In keeping with that tradition, earlier today Chainfire demonstrated he had achieved root access on his Pixel phone with a picture of ADB shell requesting superuser access. The news...

Google Announces Android Pay Partnership with Visa Checkout and Masterpass

It was just last week when Google announced Android Pay was finally being launched in Hong Kong. The company has been working at a slow but steady pace to expand Android Pay around the world, and they've also been working to add support for more local banks as time goes by. Now, the company has just announced...

Sultanxda Bypasses New SafetyNet Unlocked Bootloader Check on Latest CM13 Builds for OP3

Google’s SafetyNet has been a huge thorn in the side of anyone who wants to use Android Pay while having full control over their phones. Until recently, it has mostly been about disabling Android Pay on devices with Root, but a couple days ago, Google took it one step further -- they are triggering SafetyNet even...