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  • Vendor: Google Inc.
  • Version: Varies with device
  • Price: Free

Google sells things. A lot of things. And for what seems like forever now it's given you a first-party way to pay for them. We once used Google Checkout, which traditionally was used for online payments from a traditional computer. But that's come and gone, and now we have Google Wallet.

Google Wallet itself was born from the idea that it should be easy to pay for things with your phone. Wallet had a pretty rocky beginning, though, as few creditors and even fewer mobile carriers were on board. (Google Wallet competitor ISIS attracted much of their attention. It hasn't done too hot either, though.) Rather than have one mobile payment system and another for everything else, though, Google Checkout morphed into Wallet, and it's all now neatly tied into your Google account.

Want to buy an app? A book? Music? Movie? TV show? You use Google Wallet. Want to pay for something in an online store? You can use your Google Wallet account. It's easy (if you've used Paypal, you get the gist already), and it's got Google behind it.

Google Wallet also lets you sent money directly to individuals with their own Wallet accounts, and you can use it as as a repository for your loyalty cards as well.

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Google buys Softcard tech, Google Wallet to be preinstalled on more devices

Google buys Softcard tech, Google Wallet to be preinstalled on more devices

Google has just announced that it has acquired "technology and intellectual property" from the online payments company Softcard. It has also revealed that its Google Wallet app will soon be pre-installed on Android devices sold by AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile. The specific financial...
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Google plans to revive Wallet, bridge relations with partners

Google isn't quite ready to throw in the towel now that Apple Pay is taking off. That's according to a WSJ report, stating that Google plans to revive its Wallet payment platform for a re-launch at Google I/O later this year. The company is also going all out with its revival plans, bringing...
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Google reportedly will reveal Android Pay API at I/O conference in May

A new report says that Google has plans to reveal a new payments API, Android Pay, as part of their 2015 I/O developer conference in late May. This rumor comes after the company announced it was acquiring some technology from another payment system, Softcard. The report says that Android Pay...
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Using tap-and-pay in Google Wallet

We've heard a lot this past week about tap-and-pay being introduced to the iPhone 6. But it's also been a longtime feature available to Android devices, and for many of us it's a quick and easy way to pay for all sorts of things. Of course, it's not available worldwide, and not every merchant...

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Google reportedly will reveal Android Pay API at I/O conference in May

A new report says that Google has plans to reveal a new payments API, Android Pay, as part of their 2015 I/O developer conference in late May. This rumor comes after the company announced it was acquiring some technology from another payment system, Softcard. The report says that Android Pay...
Google buys Softcard tech, Google Wallet to be preinstalled on more devices

Google buys Softcard tech, Google Wallet to be preinstalled on more devices

Google has just announced that it has acquired "technology and intellectual property" from the online payments company Softcard. It has also revealed that its Google Wallet app will soon be pre-installed on Android devices sold by AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile. The specific financial...
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Google plans to revive Wallet, bridge relations with partners

Google isn't quite ready to throw in the towel now that Apple Pay is taking off. That's according to a WSJ report, stating that Google plans to revive its Wallet payment platform for a re-launch at Google I/O later this year. The company is also going all out with its revival plans, bringing...
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How to remove your payment information from Google Wallet

Google Wallet and Google Play are wonderful services, and they're very convenient when you want to make a quick movie rental or order a new album. However, as easy as it is to put your payment information into an account to authorize a purchase, taking it back out isn't exactly difficult, but you...
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You can now send money through Gmail in the UK with Google Wallet

Google has today announced a new feature in Gmail for UK users. It's now possible to transfer funds through the email service using Google Wallet. The new transfer feature in the desktop version of Gmail is free to use and doesn't require the recipient to have a Gmail address – they'll be...
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Walt Disney World starts accepting Google Wallet

Disney announced that it would bring contactless payments to its resorts before Christmas, and is now rolling out the feature this week. Visitors heading to Walt Disney World will be able to pay using Google Wallet from December 24. Last year, Disney rolled out MyMagic+, through which...
Google injects Material Design into Chromecast, YouTube updates; Wallet makes shopping easier

Google injects Material Design into Chromecast, YouTube updates; Wallet makes shopping easier

Google is doling out more Material Design love to a few more apps this week. Notably, the Chromecast and YouTube apps are updated with Google's new design language, with Chromecast expanding its screen casting capabilities to more devices. The third app, Google Wallet, is getting a more modest...
Google Wallet offers free $5 promo card with online gift card purchase from select stores

Google Wallet offers free $5 promo card with online gift card purchase from select stores

It looks as though Google is eager to kick start your holiday shopping this season. Running through January 31st, you can score a free $5 gift card for yourself when purchasing gift cards with Google Wallet from select online stores. The stores include: Regal Cinemas Sephora Staples Toys "R"...
Score deals in participating apps with 'Buy with Google' promotion

Score deals in participating apps with 'Buy with Google' promotion

Google announced today that it has some big savings in store for those of you shopping around the with your favorite retailer apps from the Google Play Store. If you choose "Buy With Google" at checkout you can snag some great deals from several different participating retailers. To take...
Invite a friend to try Google Wallet, get $5 from Google

Google will give you $5 for inviting a friend to use Wallet

While this seems like something right out of those chain forward emails where Bill Gates was tracking the email and would give you a share of his fortune, it's not — Google wants you to use Google Wallet more to send cash to your friends, and they're willing to put their money where their mouth (...

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