You’ve probably heard of Apple’s trouble with App Store billing. Kids have purchased hundreds or even thousands of dollars worth of apps and in-app purchases trying to play those pesky pay-to-play games. This resulted in the FTC forcing Apple into making some changes to the billing process, making it more resistant to unauthorized purchases.
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Amazon’s got an event coming up tomorrow and it’s widely believed that it’ll be announcing the first Amazon smartphone. This smartphone is said to feature four front-facing cameras that will track the user’s movement for a 3D UI effect. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, however, it could be that not everyone ... Read More »
In accord with recent rumors, Amazon has now launched its Prime Music streaming service. Prime Music is Amazon’s entrance into the world of music streaming, and takes the focus from the individual tracks and shifts it to curated playlists, much like Songza. However, with Amazon Music allows you to play individual tracks and albums along with ... Read More »
Amazon introduced their Whispersync for Voice service in 2012, which allows for seamless syncing between books read on Kindle and listened to on the Audible app. Today they have brought that same functionality to the Kindle app.
If you aren’t familiar with the service, for $1-$4 you can upgrade a Kindle book purchase to include ... Read More »
Amazon is holding an event in Seattle on June 18, and we just might already know what will be announced. Of course, Amazon won’t say a word, but the company did release a teaser video of people reacting to the device. From their reactions, we’re getting a bit excited about it, but we’ll have to wait and ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently-upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most ... Read More »
Amazon has steadily grown to be one company most of the Internet can’t live without. From shopping on Amazon.com, to reading with Kindle, to listening to music with Amazon MP3 and downloading apps from the Amazon Appstore, they’ve got a hand in just about everything these days. And if you’re using an Android device, using ... Read More »
The idea of using a device as wireless headphones isn’t really anything new. Some Roku boxes have a headphone port on their remotes, allowing for a private viewing experience. The Xbox One has a similar deal with the stereo headset adapter, which I use frequently. And now, developer Koush has announced that his app AllCast ... Read More »
The steady stream of Amazon smartphone news continues today with perhaps the biggest leak that we’ve seen to date.
Today BGR has posted what it claims to be is an official image of the upcoming Amazon smartphone. The render, which has reportedly been ... Read More »
Details of Amazon’s oft-rumored smartphone have been trickling out of the rumor mill in recent weeks, including information on its tilt-heavy user interface and images of the device itself. Today more details have leaked, this time focusing on a special type of data plan that may be ... Read More »