Google Wallet is officially launched for NFC mobile payments on the Nexus S

Mobile Payments

Google has officially announced the launch of its mobile contactless payment program based on near field communications (NFC) technology, which allows consumers to buy products and services by tapping their smartphones at any of the over 300,000 merchant terminals that are able to accept MasterCard PayPass transactions. So far, the technology is available only through the Sprint Nextel Nexus S smartphone, which runs on version 2.3.4 of the Android operating system, and contains an NFC chip. Moreover, the service is starting by only allowing either Citi MasterCards that have been…

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Google Nexus 4G rumors claim that it will kill the iPhone 5

Apple vs Android mobile marketing

The Google Nexus 4G, the next Nexus phone that will be offered by the search engine giant, is rumored to be the smartphone that will take down the iPhone. That being the case, if these rumors are to hold any water, then it will mean that the Google Nexus 4G will need to have significantly bumped up its features and specifications to be able to provide the iPhone 5 with any competition. So far, what is known about Google Nexus 4G is that it will come with the most up…

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