From sending money without a fee and managing your gift cards, Google Wallet looks like it may be able to take on PayPal after all.
It's just another one of the many apps making it easier to impulsively buy food with just a user account.
It's an Android app update party up in here!
Oh, there were a lot of new hardware products and services, too.
Remember when the carriers wouldn't allow Google Wallet on their phones? Since Google has already set up a payments infrastructure, it may as well use it for something.
Who needs physical cards when you can just tap your phone?
Google's Wallet service has arrived on iOS with a native app that is well-designed, but ultimately only mildly useful.
The new Google Wallet app, like Apple's Passbook, contains loyalty cards for brick-and-mortar stores.
Chrome is about to support in-app payments for Chrome Packaged Apps thanks to the newly embeddable Chrome Wallet app. The process is currently only open to developers.
Google will retire its Checkout payment processing tool on Nov. 20, and warned retailers they will need to move to a different payment processing platform.