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    Nothing special here folks, just thought I'd share how nuts the McDonalds staff went when I used my nexus to pay lol. Few people came around and where looking at the terminal while the cashier explained how I used it.
    Yup, I think there's a market for this. Just need OEM to make standard and businesses to bring in terminals

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    Yeah, the wife and I went out to dinner on Saturday; I wiped out the G-Nex and gave it to the waitress; told her how to use it and she disappeared for almost 15-minutes...

    No idea what she was doing with my precious phone with all my information on it, finally came back and the phone was all greasy and sticky; it didn't work and I must have missed a call from the baby-sitter...


    Sorry, not trolling, but the story is all false except for the dinner part! NFC will have it's applications, such as Terminal purchases at Rite-Aid to buy my ice cream cone, but i'll still be carrying around my actual wallet for sometime to come...
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    Quote Originally Posted by gmen78 View Post
    Nothing special here folks, just thought I'd share how nuts the McDonalds staff went when I used my nexus to pay lol. Few people came around and where looking at the terminal while the cashier explained how I used it.
    Yup, I think there's a market for this. Just need OEM to make standard and businesses to bring in terminals

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    I really like Google Wallet. It is shame that VZW feels threatened by it that it isn't included standard on the Nexus. ISIS is still nowhere to be found.

    The funny thing is I would probably use both. I get the feeling that ISIS if it ever gets released will probably not be accepted where Google Wallet is accepted and vice versa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulDroidR2D2 View Post
    I really like Google Wallet. It is shame that VZW feels threatened by it that it isn't included standard on the Nexus. ISIS is still nowhere to be found.

    The funny thing is I would probably use both. I get the feeling that ISIS if it ever gets released will probably not be accepted where Google Wallet is accepted and vice versa.

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    Right now Google is partnered with Mastercard pay pass and Citi Bank, so you can only use GW at Mastercard Pay Pass certified terminals. If I read the ISIS press release correctly Mastercard is also working with ISIS so we should be able to use the ISIS app (when it ever comes out) at the same places as Google Wallet...However ISIS has support from the other credit card companies (Visa, American Express etc) and other Major Banks that GW does not have support from so we wont be able to use GW at all of the ISIS places etc.
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    If ISIS ever sees the light of day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulDroidR2D2 View Post
    If ISIS ever sees the light of day.

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    Totally agree with you on that. Hopefully Google is working hard on expanding its partnerships so they are decent competitor to ISIS

    I used it at RiteAid and Jack n the box today and both cashiers were impressed
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danv1369 View Post
    Totally agree with you on that. Hopefully Google is working hard on expanding its partnerships so they are decent competitor to ISIS

    I used it at RiteAid and Jack n the box today and both cashiers were impressed
    I like using it when I can. I would like it available at more locations.


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    Yeah I was at my BP gas station in Chicago and the clerk and everybody in the line was like wtf how u do that lol MacDonalds too lol EVERYTIME



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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulDroidR2D2 View Post
    I like using it when I can. I would like it available at more locations.


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    Have you tried the MasterCard PayPass Locator app. I was surprised how many places near me have the paypass terminal and I never noticed it.
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    I've used it on a bus and a taxi and both times the drivers are looking all confused
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    What is Isis lol

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    Correct me if I'm wrong, it is Verizon's and other companies try at Google Wallet, coming out this summer I believe

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mellimel22 View Post
    What is Isis lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danv1369 View Post
    Have you tried the MasterCard PayPass Locator app. I was surprised how many places near me have the paypass terminal and I never noticed it.
    Yes, I have. I've used it so far at McDonald's, Jack in the Box, Circle K, and Chevron. I can't seem to get it to work though at Home Depots.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mellimel22 View Post
    What is Isis lol

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    It is supposed to be VZW's take on Google Wallet.
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    I like Google wallet a LOT lol

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    I wish it still worked while rooted
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    In the comments of this story tim242 offers a link to the new wallet apk haven't tried it yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dmmarck View Post
    I wish it still worked while rooted
    It does still work on rooted devices. Used mine this morning. Have you tried a different apk?
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    One more comment in case this happens to anyone else.

    I lost my phone (This could never happen to me, Doh!)
    Asurion sent me a refurb (jury is out on if it is suffering signal issues)
    Loaded Google Wallet
    My old balance didn't transfer over so I had to call the Money Network. Based on the credit card I had used to recharge my previous GW ID, they were able to transfer my balance into the new one.
    They could have also used my old GW ID, so it might be worth storing that somewhere safe should you also lose your phone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by orlanka View Post
    It does still work on rooted devices. Used mine this morning. Have you tried a different apk?
    Just what's supplied with the ROM. Which apk works? I keep getting the whole it's rooted so we don't let you use it message.

    I'm also on 4.0.4. That shouldn't affect it, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmmarck View Post
    Just what's supplied with the ROM. Which apk works? I keep getting the whole it's rooted so we don't let you use it message.

    I'm also on 4.0.4. That shouldn't affect it, right?

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    I'm using Codename 1.5.5 and Wallet was not part of it. The ROM is 4.0.3

    I installed based on this link:

    I also get the message about it being an unsupported device which I think is nothing more than a disclaimer.

    EDIT: Missed the 4.0.4 question, unfortunately I don't have an answer for that one.
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    Even if you have the message, it still works.
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    Interesting. It refused to take at one place (711). I'll try another place on the way back from work.
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    Worked for me at McDonald's yesterday.
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