Google IO 2015 Articles

Google Android Pay made official during Google I/O 2015

  • 30/05/2015 at 04:30 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Google Android PayGoogle have collaborated with mobile carriers, payment networks, banks and retailers to design Android Pay. Android Pay is a way to make payments using your Android smartphone with a tap in stores or online. It’s an open platform that Google wants to keep developing to deliver more choice and flexibility to users.

To use Android Pay, it’s as simple as unlocking your smartphone and placing it near the contactless terminal in a store, giving you transaction details and payment confirmation on the screen. It will connect with any store reward cards you may use automatically, which will mean fewer cards in your wallet.

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Google announces Android M, will feature enhanced security and battery life

  • 29/05/2015 at 08:51 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Google Android MGoogle have released information about their up coming Android M release, and the focus is on linking apps within the OS and improving battery life. Payments will be able to be made using a fingerprint with Android Pay and information will be able to be accessed easier using a new feature called Now On Tap.

Apps being able to link with each other create a new way to use a system, and allow the user to engage with apps in ways that one app couldn’t. For a user, it means being about to move seamlessly through apps without interruption, and for a developer it means possibly having different customers being able to use the app. Google have added an autoVerify attribute to apps that allows the user to be link deep into the native app. This increased interconnectivity is due to App Indexing for Google Search, which is used to index information and connect between apps to share information and data.

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