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

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By Jason Fitzpatrick on September 20th, 2011

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 a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 09/20/11
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