With new mini-apps, WeChat seeks even more China clicks

Around 1,500 developers, mainly twentysomething males, have been tasked with increasing user engagement through new ‘mini-programs’ on WeChat that look and operate much like apps on Apple Inc’s iOS and Google’s Android operating systems - but are ... ( read original story ...)

Google Assistant for iOS available at the Apple App Store

The Google Assistant for iOS is now available at the Apple App Store for free. To get started, press the mic icon or start typing. Some things your Assistant — a Siri competitor — can help with: Make quick phone calls (e.g. "Call Mom.") Send text ... ( read original story ...)

The best iPhone-only apps

The App Store is full of brilliant apps - and plenty aren't available on Android. Check out the best iPhone-only apps to make Android users jealous. The iPhone runs iOS, Apple’s own propriety operating system and Apple has its own SDK (software ... ( read original story ...)

Google to take on Siri with its own iPhone AI assistant app

Google is set to take on Siri in a battle of the smartphone smart assistants. The search giant is set to unveil an iOS app version of its popular Google assistant later this week at its I/O developer conference. The firm is expected to release the app as ... ( read original story ...)