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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 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 to retire Wallet for digital purchases but not in-store NFC transactions

Google to retire Wallet for digital purchases API, affecting third-party merchants

Google quietly announced today that it would shut down Google Wallet API for third-party digital purchases on March 2, 2015, citing a changing landscape in digital payments. Wallet will continue to function, however, for Google Play purchases. While the service for digital purchases made over the...
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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...
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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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 (...
Google to retire Wallet for digital purchases but not in-store NFC transactions

Google to retire Wallet for digital purchases API, affecting third-party merchants

Google quietly announced today that it would shut down Google Wallet API for third-party digital purchases on March 2, 2015, citing a changing landscape in digital payments. Wallet will continue to function, however, for Google Play purchases. While the service for digital purchases made over the...
Canada ready to give retailers an out for Google Wallet fees that don't exist

Canada ready to give retailers an out for Google Wallet fees that don't exist

It seems that the Canadian government is mulling over a proposal, which could be announced as early as this week, to give retailers the ability to reject Google Wallet (and mobile payments in general—if and when they're available in the country), The Wall Street Journal reported today. The...
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Google Wallet update adds recurring transfers and balance alerts, Material Design refresh

A new update for Google Wallet is rolling out that will let you add money to your Wallet balance automatically. You will also be able to set up low balance alerts. The update also brings Google's new material design to Wallet. If you're constantly worried about running low in your Wallet...
Staying safe with Google Wallet

Staying safe with Google Wallet

Google Wallet can be as secure as a physical card at your favorite retailers - or even more secure, considering tokenization makes cards stolen in recent hacks such as the Target and Home Depot breaches useless. But how do you keep someone else from stealing your phone to pay for stuff? How do...
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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...
A wallet for the 21st century

What is Google Wallet and why should I care?

The basics behind Google's digital wallet Google Wallet has been around for a few years now, but most American users couldn't really use it before last November when Kit Kat landed and brought a new method for mobile payments and a method to try and prevent carriers from blocking the app. But...

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