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YouTube in-app messaging launched for Canadian mobile users

YouTube in-app messaging launched for Canadian mobile users

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Google owned video hosting and streaming platform is testing the option in Canada first. A YouTube in-app messaging platform has now been launched. That said, for the moment the option will be available only in Canada. It is commonplace for companies to soft launch their products within that market due to the country’s size and similarity to the United States. The entire population of Canada is comparable to that of California, but … Read entire article »

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QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

QR codes are changing the way everything is done in India – Should we do the same?

As the country works hard to go cashless, the use of quick response codes has spiked. India has managed to take lowly QR codes and make them a central part of the way things function. While the main spotlight has been focused on the quick response codes used in mobile payments transactions, the country is taking their use much further. You can scan a QR code to avoid using cash when buying from many merchants, but now … Read entire article »

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Chinese mobile games are taking off worldwide

Chinese mobile games are taking off worldwide

A large number of entertainment apps from the country have made it into the top performing lists. Last year, Chinese mobile games became truly popular around the globe for the first time. Among the leading 1,000 mobile gaming apps worldwide, publishers from China produced a sizeable 84. The year before, that figure had been 45, showing a striking rise in popularity for those games. After all, this means there are 80 percent more mobile games from that … Read entire article »

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New Nintendo QR code check-in gave members exclusive features

New Nintendo QR code check-in gave members exclusive features

Quick response codes provide users with additional benefits that can give them more at brand events. A new Nintendo QR code is all it will take for users to automatically check in with the brand. Every user will be provided with a unique quick response code for fast and simple check ins to My Nintendo. That will give the user “exclusive My Nintendo member benefits,” said a company announcement. While the specifics regarding those benefits haven’t been … Read entire article »

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Christmas themed mobile games updates released from G5 Entertainment

Christmas themed mobile games updates released from G5 Entertainment

The firm has issued a slew of holiday-themed content in several of its most popular game apps. G5 Entertainment has launched updates for Christmas themed mobile games in many of its most popular apps. These have allowed players to continue enjoying the games they love while getting into the holiday spirit. Many game developers have jumped onboard the tradition of decorating their apps for the season. In fact, when it comes down to it, many of the G5 … Read entire article »

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Android Pay gives Japanese consumers a new mobile wallet option

Android Pay gives Japanese consumers a new mobile wallet option

The payments app has now arrived in Japan and will be available at over 470,000 shopping locations. Japanese consumers with smartphones powered by Google’s mobile operating system will now have access to Android Pay. The mobile wallet will bring them access to smartphone payments at over 470,000 locations in Japan. Anywhere that already accepts Rakuten Edy e-money will now also accept Android’s mobile wallet. A Google statement pointed out that Android Pay will become an alternative to the … Read entire article »

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Mobile wallet launch relaunched as Vodafone pushes ahead in India

Mobile wallet launch relaunched as Vodafone pushes ahead in India

The firm’s M-Pesa Pay has been released, providing a refreshed version of their previous offerings. Vodafone India has now announced its new and upgraded mobile wallet launch called Vodafone M-Pesa Pay. This is meant to provide merchants with a new range of options tailored to their needs. This move has been designed to lay a foundation for the firms upcoming m-payments bank venture. Merchants can log into this mobile wallet so that they will be able to … Read entire article »

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Mobile health apps aren’t helping the people who most need them

Mobile health apps aren’t helping the people who most need them

New research has shown that these applications aren’t necessarily doing what they were designed to accomplish. Mobile health apps have the opportunity to transform the way Americans receive health care. The vast majority of U.S. adults carry smartphones. People who have chronic conditions or other complex health requirements have considerable mobile device resources available to them. However, a new study revealed that these health focused apps are falling short in several ways. The research looked into the reach … Read entire article »

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Amazon Go app beta launched for mobile grocery shopping

Amazon Go app beta launched for mobile grocery shopping

The goal of the application is to allow shoppers to buy food without a line or a checkout counter. The Amazon Go app is now being beta tested in Seattle exclusively by Amazon employees. The company called the process “Just Walk Out” technology. The Go mobile app is meant to be used at the one 1,800 square foot supermarket which is “new kind of store with no checkout required.” Customers using the Go app simply walk into … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, United States

Denver Broncos augmented reality engages fans

Denver Broncos augmented reality engages fans

This experience is offered to fans by way of the team’s “Come to Life” campaign. A new Denver Broncos augmented reality experience is now engaging fans taking part in the “Come to Life” campaign. This AR experience is a component of the team’s relationship with leading brands such as Coca-Cola, Bud Light and Conoco. Fans can participate using the Denver Bronco’s Orange Herd app at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. To use the Denver Broncos augmented reality … Read entire article »

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