Galaxy Nexus gets unofficial Google Wallet, leaves rooters feeling flush (video)

While it may have arrived with the Nexus name, Google’s latest flagship has appeared without Wallet functionality, despite the inclusion of NFC hardware. Fortunately, it hasn’t taken long for a few eager Android tinkerers to get it working on the LTE model. There’s still a few hiccups and bugs and the phone needs to be rooted and unlocked, so consider yourself forewarned: you’re on your own if it bricks. Still, it works — user Mike Beauchamp was able to add extra funds to his account and make his first NFC McDonalds purchase. His video demonstration awaits after the break, Nexus-toting risk-takers can find a full step-by-step guide at the Google Plus link below.

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