Google has officially begun its quest to kill your physical wallet with the new Google Wallet mobile service. Google Wallet has been in field trials in a handful of cities, but has now gone national with the help of MasterCard PayPass. Currently, Google Wallet is only available on the NFC-toting Google Nexus S 4G from Sprint. As the service continues rolling out, are iOS users going to get a chance to ditch their wallets for good?
During Senate Judiciary hearings today, former FTC official and new Google employee, Suzanne Michel, said that two-thirds of mobile search comes from Apple iOS devices. Considering the amount of Android units available to the public, that's a pretty remarkable figure.
According to an article translated from the Japanese newspaper Nikkei, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has reaffirmed his position that mobile game development would be bad for Nintendo in the long run.
Even in a world where SMS messages can be pecked out on a virtual smartphone keyboard and internet searches made with a single voice command, there’s still a place for handwritten notes. For those of you that prefer jotting down your memory joggers using an iPad, we’ve put together a short list of pointers to ensure that your digital writing experience is a pleasant, legible one.
Google today pushed a new release of its HTML 5 equipped web app for iOS users. The Google Music Beta player works with mobile Safari for iOS 4 users and it isn't so bad after all. It's smooth looking and works impeccably, though you'll have to allow it 25 MB of space. You can play any of your songs in your library, shuffle and search within your cloud library. It's also got multitasking enabled so that you can listen to music while accessing other apps. Unfortunately, this means that you still can't download the music within the app and access it offline.