Older Android versions are decreasingly able to support Google Wallet

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The app now needs a device to run on Android 7 or higher to be supported Starting in June, Google Wallet will require a notably higher version of Android in order to be properly supported than it currently does. This could cut off users with older devices Google Wallet currently needs Android 7 or higher in order to be fully supported on a device.  That oldest possible version is indeed from quite a few years ago, but this doesn’t mean that people aren’t still using it.  However, it will mean…

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Meta opens the Quest operating system to third-party virtual reality devices

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Asus and Lenovo have already announced their intentions to develop headsets Meta has been pouring tens of billions of dollars into the development of augmented and virtual reality technology, though without yet seeing the popularity it had expected in its Quest operating system. Now it is making moves to broaden its appeal It appears that Meta may be making moves to make its own augmented and virtual reality platform more accessible than Apple has done with its Vision Pro mixed reality headset that currently comes with a price tag of…

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Shoppers spend more when they use digital wallets for payments

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Consumers using online transactions spent 31 percent more than non-users in a recent US survey. US shoppers who use digital wallets spend significantly more across several major categories than their non-user counterparts. This was the finding of a PYMNT and AWS survey of 2,501 people The survey found that people using digital payments spent 31 percent more than non-users across a spectrum of categories. Restaurant sales saw the biggest difference, as people paying digitally spent an average of 33 percent more, since they spent an average of $44 per bill,…

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New EU rule might force Apple to allow Photos app to be uninstalled

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The European Union’s Digital Markets Act is becoming a thorn in the side for the iPhone maker The EU Digital Markets Act is about to become a pain for Apple in a new way, as it may require the iPhone maker to make it possible for device users to uninstall the Photos app. The rule says users must have a choice As a result of this regulation in the EU, users must not only be able to install third party apps and use them if they want, but they must…

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Elevate Your Game with Facebook Affilate Marketing

Affiliate Marketing on Facebook

Affiliate marketing is an enticing digital strategy where you can earn a commission by promoting other people’s or company’s products. With billions of users, Facebook emerges as a potent vehicle for these promotional activities. Whether you’re a digital marketing novice or eager to refine your skills, this post will help you understand the ins and outs of leveraging Facebook for affiliate marketing. What is Facebook Affiliate Marketing? Facebook affiliate marketing involves sharing affiliate links within Facebook content, whether it be posts, stories, or ads. When your followers click on these…

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