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From time to time, Google complies with carrier demands that, unfortunately; censor applications that would circumvent certain restrictions that are being imposed by the carriers – even... if such restrictions have already been made on some of Google’s own apps, like the Google Wallet application.

But sometimes, a few smart developers are able to find other ways to install t...

google-wallet-at&t

Well, isn’t this a surprise? It looks like one of the main backers of Isis, the carrier owned mobile payment service, is finally allowing Google Wallet on its NFC phones. The truth is... this shouldn’t have been a surprise in the first place. Google Wallet should’ve been allowed from the beginning, otherwise this is a dangerous precedent for carriers if they get to “...

android-permissions

Just last week, a report by ViaForensics said that Google Wallet was writing the history of user transactions to unencrypted database files. While we thought the issue was over, VF once again... discovered another Android imperfection—apps performing various things like providing shell access to its remote user! The worst part about this flaw is that it does not ask for any permission from i...

panasonic

After its unplanned silence for almost 6 years, Panasonic has returned with a kick! With its return, plans of re-launching a new breed of mobile phones are being brewed for Europe. According... to this Japanese manufacturer, their very first ‘global’ smartphone is expected to be launched next year. The target date for the release of this new handset is in March 2012 in Europe before bein...

Google Wallet

With the anticipated launch of the Galaxy Nexus from Verizon, it can only be expected that interested parties will be eager to find what sort of applications will be available on the device.... Unfortunately, Verizon has requested Samsung to block the ability of mobile payments through the highly useful Google Wallet app. When asked why, Verizon refused to further comment on this unexpected...

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If you have the same wallet as George Costanza’s (a character in Seinfeld) in the Google Wallet teaser video that Google released last month, it’s time to say goodbye to your fat, overcrowded... wallet and let your phone takes it place–possibly today, as the search giant has been rumored to launch Google Wallet today.

TechCrunch posted a leaked...

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Everyone’s getting on the virtual payment train! The trend of going cashless marches ever onward as we hear about several electronic payment partnerships that enable consumers to pay for items... online and offline using their credit cards and smartphones. Mastercard knows the wave of the future when it sees one and is going with the flow. They’ve announced plans to hook up with Google W...

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Google plans to release a special sticker that will allow phones without built-in near field communication (NFC) capabilities to access the Google Wallet app. This intermediate solution was revealed... during the Q&A that was part of Google Wallet’s press launch and demo last May 26 in New York City.

The app virtualizes a user’s Citi MasterCard credit card or Google Prepaid Card by sto...

f-backtothefuture

Great Scott! Google might not be creating automatic rubber shoes or fancy hoverboards but it certainly is bringing the future closer to today. The recent Google I|O... conference gave devs and pundits alike lots of innovations to think about and discuss. Let’s see some of the things we can expect from Android in the future.

 

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google-wallet

“Make your phone your wallet” – only if you have Google Wallet. Google has just announced Google Wallet as well as Google Offers during a press affair held in New York City. Together with MasterCard,... Citi, First Data, Macy’s, Subway, Toys ‘R Us, Sprint and other well-known companies, Google is bringing another kind of service that looks to revolutionize how we pay for the things.

So what...