Google Updates Mobile Wallet

If you thought that Chrome was the only app from Google to get an update yesterday, you are in for a surprise. The company announced some new features for the Google Wallet app for both Android and IOS. First up, Google has enabled customers to store gift cards in the wallet app. Users just need to snap an image of the barcode on the card or type in the details. Users can also check the balance of some cards and even receive reminders on their phone when they are near certain stores. An impressive list of retailers are supporting the gift-card feature: AMC, BestBuy, Nike, Sepora, TGI Friday’s, Toys R Us and Whole Foods Market.

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