Google Wallet Headed to Non-NFC Devices Through Snazzy Stickers

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Google Wallet was introduced this morning as the next big thing in mobile payments, but without many NFC phones available in the market, there are very few people who would be able to take advantage of this new technology that should roll out this summer.  So what does Google plan to do to make it more widespread?  Stickers.  Yep, they plan to make snazzy little single credit card holding stickers that can be attached to the back of your phones.  The stickers will have enough technology in them to transmit a signal between the Google Wallet app and the credit card machine at the store you are visiting, giving you at least part of the easy-checkout experience.  The downside is obviously the fact that you can only use one card, but at least it lets the rest of us join the party, right?

Via:  TechCrunch



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