Apple Accepts WeChat Pay In Bid To Boost Sales In China

Apple Accepts WeChat Pay In Bid To Boost Sales In China

Apple will now accept WeChat Pay as a payment method for App Store and iTunes purchases as it seeks to boost sales in China. The move comes months after Apple and WeChat owner Tencent fell out over Apple’s stance on in-app purchases. In a statement to Chinese media, Apple said the company is “dedicated to providing multiple […]

WeChat’s Mini Programs Take Aim at Traditional Apps

WeChat’s Mini Programs Take Aim at Traditional Apps

On January 9, Tencent’s messaging app WeChat launched its new “miniprogram” feature, called Xioachengxu in Chinese. The service, built on the open HTML5 standard, allows WeChat’s 768 million users to access miniprograms instantaneously, without having to leave WeChat to navigate to an app store, download or install anything. Here’s how a miniprogram might work. A […]

Facebook has a secret football game hidden inside Messenger

Facebook has a secret football game hidden inside Messenger

Social network celebrates the Euros with another hidden game you can play on Facebook Messenger Getty Facebook is forcing everyone to download its Messenger appFacebook has another game hidden in Messenger Football fans will be pleased to learn there’s another hidden game inside the Facebook Messenger app.It’s an addictive little game that has you practicing […]

Google uses I/O to unveil app promotion tools to Apple developers

Google uses I/O to unveil app promotion tools to Apple developers

Google has opened this year’s I/O conference by unveiled the latest additions to its Universal App Campaigns offering, including the extension of the service to Apple developers, plus tools to help them find high value customers. The Universal App Campaigns suite is expanding beyond Android to help developers grow their iOS apps, meaning all app […]