Visa and MasterCard are pushing mobile payments using HCE. In Europe it is a natural step from the existing contactless payments systems but in the US it is a big jump from the traditional swipe and sign system currently in use. Here is run down of some of the things you should know about Android, NFC and Host Card Emulation.
Visa and MasterCard will soon make mobile payments easier, and finally accessible, for some Android users thanks to a feature built into KitKat. Read on for more!
This week was busy week for Google as nearly half a dozen Google apps got updated. There were big Play Store changes and 5 more Android apps you can’t miss!
Earlier today Google Wallet received a new update that enables tap & pay support for all KitKat devices. Additionally the update now allows you to add credit and debit cards just by taking a picture of them.
If a new rumor is to be believed, the Nexus 5’s NFC chip will not support Google Wallet as we know it. Does this mean things are about to change? Keep reading for more details!
Google extends the availability of Wallet to all devices in the US running Android 2.3 and higher, but NFC payment remains limited.
This week’s edition will focus on the technology that was labelled “the next big thing” a few years ago. It’s time to talk NFC.
In the two years that Google Wallet has been in existence, it has spent a lot of money but achieved only 10,000 downloads. So is Google Wallet nothing more than a money pit?
Samsung Wallet is now available for certain Galaxy devices in South Korea. A US beta is also out, competing against Apple Passbook and Google Wallet.
Yesterday, Google announced they would shutter the Checkouts program for online merchants. Instead, those online retailers who utilize Checkouts are urged to migrate to Google Wallet, which has made some recent improvements ahead of this announcement. Will it mean anything for consumers who make online purchases?