Amazon Reboots Developer Tools for Appstore
Amazon today launched a new set of tools for developers looking to create apps for the Amazon Appstore. Amazon runs its own application storefront for Android devices. The new developer portal makes it easier for developers to plan and submit their applications to Amazon for approval and listing. The portal has improved search functions, provides easier access to all APIs, adds a dedicated section for games and a dedicated section for HTML5, and provides a wide range of other resources, including how-to videos. The new developer portal is available beginning today.
Amazon Rolls Out New Appstore for Android Devices
Amazon has made available a new version of its Amazon Appstore mobile app for Android. Amazon says the Appstore has been rebuilt from the ground up with revised navigation tools.
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.
Google Finalizes Android O Developer Tools, Releases 3rd Beta
Google today released all the tools developers need to create applications and update apps for Android O. The company made the final Android O APIs available through an updated SDK.
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 to Let Devs Add Alexa to Headphones, Wearables, More
Amazon hopes a new set of developer tools will expand Alexa's footprint to a much wider set of devices. The Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit lets hardware makers add Alexa to their gear, such as hearables, headphones, smart watches, fitness devices, and more, without extra coding work.