Google Wallet app now supports gift cards and sending money
0. phoneArena 16 Jul 2014, 22:47 posted on
Google Wallet had something of a slow start, because Google was a bit too ambitious with it at first. Trying to create an NFC payment system proved too difficult, since manufacturers were slow to adopt the hardware, and only a few retailers jumped on board. But, Wallet has become much more useful after a recent pivot that brought the app more to the realm of PayPal...
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1. apple4never (Posts: 1060; Member since: 08 May 2013)
if they want it to be more popular make it available to more than just americans!!!
2. vincelongman (Posts: 3479; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)
I always try use Google Wallet when I can because they charge less than Paypal or my bank when converting currency
Unfortunately many sites still dont accept Google Wallet, e.g. Steam and eBay (most sellers only accept Paypal)
3. ysk79 (Posts: 37; Member since: 06 Jan 2014)
They should say US ONLY in the heading, so we living outside don't even click on the article and feel bad
5. NexusPhan (Posts: 600; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)
Uh, I've been sending money on the Android Google wallet app for a long time now. At the least the entire calendar year. It was an update a long time ago. This recent update only added money requests and gift cards.
Just read the source you listed PhoneArena! It says right in it.