For those who don’t know, Touch ID is Apple’s name for their new biometric fingerprint authentication technology. iPhone 5S users can unlock the device by just touching the Home button and it can be use to authorize purchases on the iTunes Store. Now, Google Wallet supports Touch ID thanks to the new update for the iOS app. Google Wallet also added some extra feature that supports on Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus display.
The update brings a big improvement in accessing Apple’s fingerprint sensor, which makes users to use their Google Wallet securely. Sadly, users can’t use the Touch ID to confirm their payment with Google’s app. Users can also split the cost of any purchases between their friends, and offline support for gifts and loyalty cards was added in this latest update, with bug fixes that blocks some iPhone users from opening the app.
Although Google Wallet is still coping to catch up, it also got a nice breakthrough when Apple Pay was launched earlier this year. Back in November, a report claiming that the Google Wallet service was growing in reputation each month. Let us know what do you think about this latest update? How does this benefit iOS users?
Source: Techno Buffalo