jeudi 11 juillet 2013

Google Wallet Brings Promotional Schemes To Popular Android Apps

Google Wallet Brings Promotional Schemes To Popular Android Apps


Google Wallet Brings Promotional Schemes To Popular Android Apps

Posted: 10 Jul 2013 02:51 PM PDT

Google is planning to take on the dominant payment platform 'PayPal' with its Google Wallet service. In a promotion scheme, popular android apps are offering customers discounts for using Google Wallet's "Buy with Google" button.

The button allows 2-click checkouts on mobile apps. Google had introduced the Google Wallet Instant Buy Button in May which allows merchants selling physical goods and services through their android apps, to offer customers a 2 click checkout option with payment credentials from Google Wallet.

Google Maps Update Removes Latitude, Makes Offline Mode Hidden

Posted: 10 Jul 2013 02:05 PM PDT

A new version of Google Maps has just been released and is gradually being rolled out across the entire board of Google devices out there. Chances are you already have received the notification for the update, unless you have auto-update on. An iOS version is also being readied for release, once Apple gives its green light for the app, which it gives for every one of its app.

Three 'Hacks' For Annoying WhatsApp Features

Posted: 10 Jul 2013 01:20 PM PDT

Whatsapp is one of the most popular chat clients available out there, given it's easy to set up and is cross-platform. But like most of the stuff, it has its quirks. Today we'll be looking at hacks for 3 such quirks.

1)      Last Seen Timestamp

Whatsapp has this nifty feature that lets other people know when you were last online. But in case you don't want that to be seen, simply close Whatsapp, shut down all data connection (mobile & WiFi), open Whatsapp, compose & send your message, close Whatsapp and re-enable the connection.