Shifting mindset about Mobile

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How is mobile changing consumers’ expectations? Consumers are highly mobile, with a forecasted 70% of world population owning a smartphone by 2020. In the US, adults spend almost 70 hours a month on their mobile.  Furthermore, around half of adult population in the US use a tablet. This is where there should be a shift on […]

Mobile Wallet Gift Cards will have an impact this Christmas

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Digital Gifts for Christmas In 2015 the number of e-gifts increased by 80% compared to the previous year*. There is a significant trend in how consumers are switching their preference towards e-gifts. Some of the reasons for this increased popularity are: Ease-of-use (can be spent online, in-store) Personalisation options Fast delivery (even virtually, or SMS, email, […]

How to make a payment through WeChat Pay

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Mobile payments through WeChat Pay In this article we will show the user experience of making a payment through WeChat pay. If you haven’t already, (or you don’t know WeChat very well) I would highly recommend you to take a look at the following articles: 4 reasons why WeChat shake can grow ROI How beacons […]

How to add your credit card to Android Pay

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Android Pay has just launched in Hong Kong. In this post we’ll show how to add your credit card to Android Pay step by step. Before you begin, please make sure your Android device: Is NFC enabled. Runs KitKat 4.4 or later Android version. Is not rooted*. *Rooting (jailbreaking for Apple devices) is a process that allows you […]

4 reasons why WeChat shake can grow ROI

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This article features the benefits of WeChat and the WeChat shake functionality, as well as giving a better understanding of how WeChat can be leveraged to increase in-store traffic, customer engagement and sales. Benefits of integrating WeChat and WeChat shake in your business #1 Cost: It is extremely expensive, both in terms of money and time […]

How to Distribute Mobile Wallet Content via Email

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In this article we are going to explain how to distribute mobile wallet content to contacts via email. We will assume you already know How to Upload your contacts to the CherryPie CRM, and How to create Customer Segmentations within CherryPie. If you don’t, please check out those articles first. NOTE: This process will be […]

Game-changing notifications in iOS10

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With the recent release of iOS10, Apple just revolutionised the way brands and organisations can communicate with their customers. Lock-screen notifications can now be displayed on multiple rows, whereas before there was a character limit that has now been removed. We tested this feature here at PassKit, and we learned that iOS10 allows to display more than […]

One big Change in Apple Wallet on iOS 10

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In this short post we will explain the biggest change in Apple Wallet on iOS 10, in particular we will talk about the pass description that now is visible on the back of the pass. iOS 10 – Description on the back of the pass On the picture below you can see how the back […]

Features and Updates in iOS 10

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With the official release of iOS 10 today, let’s take a look at the main features and changes that you will notice in your iPhone. Lock-screen touch and go The first and most evident thing that visually stands out in iOS 10 is the new layout of the lock-screen. You can now swipe the screen to […]

A day with Apple Pay – Apple Pay Hong Kong

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On the 20th of July 2016 Apple Pay was released in Hong Kong, so we decided to document the experience and show it first-hand to our readers. We went to 7-Eleven, Wellcome, Maxim’s cakes and Voi_la wine cellar. Here’s what happened: A Day with Apple Pay: Maxim’s Cakes in Hong Kong It was our colleague […]