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Google Pay replaces Android Pay

Google Pay will replace Android Pay and Google Wallet starting today

February 20th, 2018

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would combine Android Pay and Google Wallet into a single service called Google Pay. On Tuesday, the rollout of the official Google Pay app finally began, simplifying the process of completing payments on an Android device while cleaning up the interface and making transactions more secure. Some of …

Apple Pay vs. Android Pay vs. Google Pay

Apple Pay will soon get the rival it needs

February 26th, 2015

Even though Apple was not the first handset maker to come out with a wireless payments product for mobile devices, the company’s Apple Pay service — available only on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at the moment — became widely used in the U.S. surpassing existing NFC payment products that were already available on other platforms, including …

Apple Pay at Walt Disney World and Disneyland

Apple Pay is coming to ‘The Happiest Place on Earth’

December 22nd, 2014

Come Christmas Eve, Apple is going to make Disney parks a lot better, as smartphone users will finally be able to buy things at them with their favorite mobile devices. As WDWMagic reports, Apple Pay is coming to Walt Disney World before Christmas and will reach Disneyland Resort next year.

Apple Pay Vs. Google Wallet Comparison

Apple Pay vs. Google Wallet: A detailed comparison

November 3rd, 2014

Google Wallet has been available to Android users for years, although it’s never really caught on in the way that Google hoped. Apple Pay has only been available less than a month but is already the most popular mobile payments platform around. Are there any major differences between these two platforms that explain why Apple Pay …

Google Wallet 300 Million Flop

Google Wallet could be a $300 million flop

June 7th, 2013

Google planned to revolutionize the way we make payments with its mobile wallet service. Google Wallet has failed to find mainstream success, however, and has been downloaded from the Play store fewer than 10 million times since first launching in September 2011. According to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek, Google has invested more than $300 …

Google Wallet Card Rumor

‘Google Wallet card’ leak points to weakness in NFC mobile payments

November 7th, 2012

Launched in May 2011, Google Wallet was supposed to revolutionize shopping and replace cash and credit cards with NFC-enabled smartphones. While the idea was and still is ambitious, Google (GOOG) Wallet has been hampered by the reluctance of retailers and small businesses to upgrade their point-of-sale systems to support NFC. Last week, Android Police published what …