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 […]

Barclays introduces iPhone voice payments via Siri

Barclays introduces iPhone voice payments via Siri

Barclays has teamed up with Apple to become the first UK high street bank to introduce the ability for customers to make payments using their voice through Siri. Siri has been integrated into the Barclays Mobile Banking app, meaning iPhone and iPad-using Barclays customers no longer need to open the app to pay existing payees and mobile […]

Apple showcases app development in debut TV series

Apple showcases app development in debut TV series

Apple is pursuing a topic close to its heart for its first ever TV series by inviting viewers to see what it takes to build an app from the comfort of their own sofa by following a clutch of wannabe developers over the course of 10 episodes. The curtain will rise on the first of these later today […]

Messenger takes on Apple & Google by offering real-time location sharing

Messenger takes on Apple & Google by offering real-time location sharing

Facebook Messenger has incorporated real-time location sharing within the communication tool for the first time, enabling users to broadcast their whereabouts to a friend in one hour intervals. The added functionality brings Facebook into contention with similar tools offered by Apple’s own iPhone messages app and Google Maps. The functionality was prompted by an observation […]

What Apple’s iPhone7 Spoiler Tweet Didn’t Tell You

What Apple’s iPhone7 Spoiler Tweet Didn’t Tell You

Let’s go beyond a summary of the new iPhone 7 features and look at something that Apple does just as creatively as phones: live streaming. Apple’s live streamed product launch reeled in tremendous amounts of activity on social media and generated a considerable amount of excitement through various digital channels. The viewer adherence as well […]

Metro Trains Melbourne launches new Dumb Ways JR app via Millipede to keep kids safe

Metro Trains Melbourne launches new Dumb Ways JR app via Millipede to keep kids safe

Metro Trains Melbourne is campaigning to keep littlies safe with Madcap’s Plane, a play-based learning app released today via Millipede. Madcap’s Plane is the third app instalment since the March launch of Dumb Ways JR – a spinoff of the hugely successful Dumb Ways to Die public safety campaign via McCann Melbourne. Little ones join […]

Apple Music for Android launches out of beta, gets an equalizer

Apple Music for Android launches out of beta, gets an equalizer

Apple has launched its Apple Music music streaming app for Android out of beta. The update arrived yesterday in the Google Play Store. The app now features an equalizer. You can access it by opening the app’s settings from the drawer and double-tapping the EQ option. It’s off by default, so you’ll have to toggle […]