4. But Google Gets Head Start in Mobile Payments
The Nexus 7 ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, but was recently updated by Google to Jelly Bean 4.1.1. The biggest addition of the new system software is Google Wallet, which gives the Nexus 7 the power to make NFC-based mobile payments.
—Eric Zeman, columnist for InformationWeek (a UBM TechWeb property), analyzing the capabilities of Google’s Nexus 7 tablet.
Nathan Golia is senior editor of Insurance & Technology. He joined the publication in 2010 as associate editor and covers all aspects of the nexus between insurance and information technology, including mobility, distribution, core systems, customer interaction, and risk ... View Full Bio