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Google Wallet Rolls Out on Sprint Network; Works with Visa, American Express, and Discover

Earlier this year Google announced their Google Wallet initiative; now they’re rolling it out to Android phones on the Sprint network.

The application is available for Sprint phones with near field communication (NFC)–in this case the Nexus S. The system allows you to use your phone to pay for things at retailers which support near field communication payments (such as Mastercard’s PayPass readers). Watch the video above to see Google Wallet in action, then hit up the link below to read more–including how to get a $10 credit for adopting Google Wallet before the end of the year.

Launching Google Wallet on Sprint and working with Visa, American Express and Discover [The Official Google Blog]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 09/20/11

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