Find out what's been hot in the mobile industry this week - a questionable Instagram wannabe, Vietnam planning to block OTT apps, and augmented reality fast food.
It's Friday, which means time to reveal Mobile Entertainment's ten most read stories of the week, from Friday, August 23rd to Thursday, August 29th.
Among the high-flying stories, Instagram is yet to hit Windows Phone – despite many rumours of a launch – but an alternative Instagram-like app with security fears is now available.
Communications have evolved beyond traditional calls and texts, but the Vietnam is having none of it and is said to be planning a ban on OTT apps, such as WhatsApp and Viber, while fast food chain McDonald's has embarked on an augmented reality campaign.
Check out the rundown below.
An alternative version is available containing privacy concerns.
Discusses countrywide ban on over-the-top apps to get people calling and texting again.
Mobile campaign encourages burger-loving mobile users to learn about the environment through mini-games for Android and iOS.
Third party payments can no longer be used.
And search is the number one activity in the US, the UK, Germany and France.
Riddled with attacks via banking, data, dating and beyond.
Can Samsung's Hennessy herald a new era for the flip phone? Probably not. But, oh, the nostalgia...
Cardlytics launches in the UK giving retailers the opportunity to roll out mobile offers.
iPhone maker's Apple Maps platform to get spruced up with transit startup Embark.
Track the level of noise being made while bonking or how long you can keep the floodgates closed.