Google Now Offers Banking Accounts with Google Pay Update

The tech giant will let users open checking accounts, pay friends and manage budgets through a new version of its Google Pay app rolling out Wednesday.

Google Makes it Easier to Travel During the Pandemic

As restrictions and advisories begin to lift, Google is adding information about travel resuming in a specific destination on Google Search. You’ll soon see the percentage of open hotels with availability and flights operating at the city or county level based on Google Flights and Hotels data from the previous week.

Google Now Lets You Order Food Without a Delivery App

Google now gives you the option to order food directly. Google Search, Google Maps and Google Assistant let you place orders without needing to download any delivery apps. The functionality works using partnerships with existing delivery companies like DoorDash, Postmates, and ChowNow etc. In Google Search and Google Maps you can order via a “Order…

Google Home And Chromecast Bundle For $99.99 On eBay

While Amazon is pushing its Alexa devices with Alexa-only deals this Prime Day, Google has teamed up with eBay to strike back with a great deal on a Google hardware bundle. The Google bundle includes Home and the standard version of Google’s Chromecast streaming device for $99.99. That’s a 39% discount from the combined regular prices…

Google Pony Express, Pay Bills From Gmail

Google is currently working on a project that will allow Gmail users to more easily receive bills in their email inbox instead of their mailbox. Called Pony Express, the service also is designed to let people pay their bills within Gmail, rather than having to go to a telecom or utility company’s website to complete…

Softcard Shutting Down, Google Wallet Will Replace It

Softcard mobile wallet system will be killed off permanently on March 31st. Confirmation of Softcard’s demise follows major news last month, when Google announced a deal with three of the four major US carriers that will result in Google Wallet being preloaded onto future Android smartphones. All existing Softcard user accounts will be closed on March…