Shopping & Payments

    • Say hello to a better way to pay, by Google

      Fast, simple checkout. Easy access to rewards and offers. One spot for purchases, passes, and payment methods. All of these are ways we’ve been working to make paying safer and easier for everyone, everywhere. And you can make the most of these features with the new Google Pay app for Android. The app, which begins rolling out today, is just one part of everything we’ve got planned.

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    • Android Pay says Cześć to Poland

      Whether you’re doing your daily shop or heading for a night out, your Android phone is all you need as you walk out the door — thanks to Android Pay. Starting today, Android Pay is available in Poland, helping you pay for everything simply and securely with your Android phone. You will be able to use Android Pay at more than 400 thousand retail locations throughout Pola ...

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    • Take a virtual tour of New York City’s iconic holiday windows

      Ice skating bunny rabbits, Santa’s high tech command center, couture cotton candy dresses, the characters of “South Park” — these are just some of the wonders awaiting visitors to New York City’s magical holiday window displays. Each year, more than 5 million people travel to Manhattan during the holiday season.

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  • Android Pay Comes to Ireland

    … Whether you’re doing your daily shopping or heading for a night out, your Android phone is all you need as you walk out the door — thanks to Android Pay. Starting today, Android Pay is available in Ireland, helping you pay simply and securely with your Android phone. You will be able to use Android Pay at thousands of retail locations…

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  • Bringing it all together with Google Pay

    If you've ever paid for groceries with Android Pay, used Chrome to automatically fill in your payment info, or purchased an app on Google Play, then you’ve already experienced some of the ways Google helps you pay for things online and in stores. Over the past year, we’ve been working to make these experiences simpler, safer, and more consistent.

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  • From Switch to slime, here are the trending toys this holiday season

    … Pro, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Xbox One S consoles that are trending nationwide. And the enthusiasm for video games doesn’t die down when Christmas is over. Last year, December 26th was the biggest shopping day in December— about just as big as Black Friday—for video game stores. Tech toys are trending Attention-grabbing gizmos and gadgets…

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  • A merry mobile holiday with Google Shopping

    … and through the woods” to deliver your presents this season, we’re introducing improvements to mobile shopping experiences on Google that’ll help you browse, research, compare, and get the items crossed off your holiday gift list. What’s hot on the list this year As always, there's a new crop of gifts climbing the trends chart. Here's a look at popular…

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  • Android Pay goes local in Ukraine, Czech Republic, Brazil and Slovakia

    … Whenever we launch Android Pay in a new market, we think about how to enable faster, easier checkout while taking into account the distinct payment habits of each place. Working with partners is a key part of creating a local experience. A few weeks ago, we launched Android Pay in Ukraine. Today, it’s available in Czech Republic and Brazil…

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  • Unlock your superpowers with Android Pay and Justice League

    … If you use Android Pay today, you’re in for a surprise. Like our beloved animations of space explorers, Halloween haunts, and Wimbledon players in the past, five of our Android bots have channeled their superpowers to become Justice League Super Heroes in celebration of the movie. Starting in the next few days through December 31, you can see…

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  • Pay with Google and speed through checkout

    … sends the merchant your payment info and shipping address using the information from your account—no typing required. Then, the merchant will handle all the details just like any other purchase. Here’s a look at just how easy it is in the Instacart app. Pay for takeout, trips, or that new pair of shoes You’ll be able to speed through…

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  • Shop Walmart and more of your favorite stores, faster

    … Shopping isn't always as easy as it should be. When was the last time you needed to pick up something from the store but didn’t have the time to make the trip? Or you went to the store only to realize they didn’t have the brand you wanted? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get what you want, however you want, from the stores where you already…

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  • Android Pay says “hola” to Spain

    …. We’re thrilled to bring you faster, more secure checkout – just tap with your phone wherever contactless payments are accepted. Where you can use it Meeting a date for tapas or picking up snacks for the beach? You can now ditch your wallet. The next time you’re getting your café con leche at Starbucks, a new look from Zara, the essentials…

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  • Hey Canada, get tappin’ this spring with Android Pay

    … and Tangerine is coming later this summer. You can add multiple eligible cards and select which card you want to use before you pay, so you can always enjoy the best deals available. We've teamed up with many leading payment platforms, processors, and technology providers such as Moneris, Bambora, Chase, Cybersource, First Data, Global Payments, Paysafe, WorldPay and Stripe to make it even easier to accept Android Pay. Visit the Android Pay API developer site to learn more. Happy shopping! …

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