GOOGLE WALLET Posts on XDA

A fake Google Wallet app is being given access to Google accounts

Google Pay is what became of a merger between Android Pay and Google Wallet way back in January of this year. Google Wallet was used for holding funds, Android Pay was used as a mobile payments application. Given the similarities in services, an amalgamation of the two was inevitable. This lead to both the Android...

Google Pay prepares integrating Google Pay Send features into the main app

In the world of mobile payment systems, Google had a bit of an identity crisis until earlier this year. Their services once included Android Pay, Google Wallet, and Pay with Google. The Android Pay app was a digital wallet that used NFC to make payments. Google Wallet was a peer-to-peer payment service for people to...

Google Pay Rolls Out Globally, Replaces Android Pay and Google Wallet

In January, Google announced Google Pay, an umbrella brand for its mobile and web payments platforms. It brings all of the search giant's services under one roof, and on Tuesday, Google kicked off the global rollout Before Google Pay, Google's payments platforms ran the gamut. In 2015, Google spun off Google Wallet's tap-to-pay, in-app payments, and online...

Google Wallet Updated with KitKat NFC Host Card Emulation

One of the most highly anticipated user-facing features in Android 4.4 KitKat is NFC Host Card Emulation. What makes this important is that up until very recently, only devices with NFC Secure Element hardware could access the tap-to-pay functionality in Google Wallet. Host Card Emulation lifts this requirement by emulating the ISO/IEC 7816-based smart cards that use...

Google Drops the Ball and Leaves Developers Out of Pocket

It's undeniable that Android is blessed with a huge selection of high quality applications. “Fart Machines” and “Love Calculators” aside, there is a multitude of incredibly well developed apps out there. Developing is not easy, and the people that do this spend a huge amount of time pouring their heart and soul into these applications...

Google Wallet PIN Vulnerability Discovered

Google Wallet is all over the headlines lately, first with its release on the Verizon network with the Galaxy Nexus and then with its release on the AT&T network with the Samsung Galaxy S II. Sprint and T-Mobile users have even been able to sideload the Google Wallet app on their respective variants of the...

AT&T Users Get Access to Google Wallet in the Marketplace, Some Success for T-Mobile Users

XDA forum members have noted that the AT&T Android Marketplace does, in fact, have the Google Wallet app available for download. Previously available only to Verizon users with NFC capable phones, the app is already in high demand. Now AT&T users with NFC capable phones (looking at the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and Galaxy...