U.S. Cellular Offering Curated App Selections from Amazon
U.S. Cellular today announced that its customers now have access to a customized application menu within the Amazon Appstore for Android. The customized menu, which is only available to U.S. Cellular customers, offers a selection of applications that have been suggested and/or approved by U.S. Cellular for its Android smartphones. U.S. Cellular says the new feature provides users with easy access to applications across a variety of categories including games, business tools, and social media. U.S. Cellular has preloaded the Amazon Appstore for Android (in addition to other Amazon mobile services) onto a number of its devices.
Amazon Adds Alexa AI to iPhone Shopping App
Amazon today made Alexa, its artificial intelligence, available to a much wider selection of devices by adding Alexa to its iOS mobile shopping application. Now any iPhone with the Amazon app aboard has access to Alexa, allowing people to search for and buy goods simply by asking Alexa for it.
Amazon Prime Reading Lets Prime Subscribers Read for Free
Amazon today announced Prime Reading, a new benefit for subscribers of Amazon Prime that provides a selection of free books, magazines, and comics each month. Amazon says Prime Reading includes access to more than one thousand popular books, the latest magazines, and exclusive short content all presented within the Kindle app.
Alexa Arrives In Amazon's Android App
Amazon is making Alexa, its artificial intelligence, available to the Android mobile shopping application beginning this week. Any Android device with the Amazon app aboard will have access to Alexa, allowing people to search for and buy goods simply by asking Alexa.
Amazon Wallet App Headed for the App Graveyard
Amazon has informed users of the Amazon Wallet application that it will shut down the app and remove it from the Appstore today, reports CNET. Amazon launched the app as a beta service in July.
Now, i'm not 100% sure, but shouldn't the Google Play store be good enough for this? Or is this one of those things that US cellular offers becuase they think their users are incompotent / geriatric and don't even know what they themselves want ?
Android means customization to it's fullest, or it's supposed to. Whats the use of that if I don't even have a choice when it comes to this crap ? I want additional discounts on devices becuase of the bloatware, this is free advertising these companies are getting. I dont like it.
They tend to be, from my experience, a company that prides itself on customer service / support. If they can say "Hey customer, here is a list of applications that we have...