New Portal Lets You Keep What You Buy
Jan 31, 2006, 1:56 PM by (staff)
Summus today launched Oasys Mobile, a portal that lets subscribers purchase ringtones, games and other content for their phones. Although Oasys allows customers to purchase content on an item by item basis, those who subscribe to the portal will be offered an additional bonus. Content they purchase will be available for re-download, even if the customer purchases a new handset or even switches carriers for as long as customers continue to subscribe. Oasys is also beta testing phone book backup as a free service to subscribers with select handsets. Currently Oasys works with Cingular, T-Mobile and Sprint. The company expects to sign with Verizon shortly.
Google Play Instant Lets You Test-Drive Games Without Downloading Them
Mar 19, 2018
Google today announced several changes to the Google Play Store and Google Play Games apps that should entice Android device owners to check out the latest games. A new feature called Google Instant Play lets people tap and try games directly in the Google Play Store and Google Play Games app without first downloading the game.
Google Debuts Family Library for Play Store Purchases
Jul 27, 2016
Google today introduced the Google Play Family Library, which allows a single account holder to share purchases with up to six family members. Google says eligible app, game, movie, TV show, and book purchases from the Play Store can be shared across Android and iOS devices, as well as the web with no additional sign-up fee.
Verizon Offering Bonus Data to Family Plan Subscribers
Jul 28, 2016
Verizon Wireless says families of four can get 16 GB of mobile data for $150 per month thanks to a new bonus data promotion. Verizon charges $70 per month for its 8 GB (or, L) plan.
Verizon Rolls Out 'Up' Rewards Program with Major Caveat
Aug 7, 2017
Verizon Wireless today announced Verizon Up, a rewards program for customers that promises free services, device discounts, and event tickets. Verizon claims its reward program is simple and straightforward.
Verizon Brings Back 2 GB Data Promo
Feb 16, 2016
Verizon Wireless has resurrected its bonus LTE data program for people who subscribe to its XL and XXL plans. For a limited time, customers who upgrade or activate a new phone with a device payment will receive a 2 GB data bonus per month "for life." The 2 GB of bonus data is available to each line on a plan up to 10 lines.
Anyone else tired of purchasing things over every time they buy a handset!
No crap. Good idea!
If I had money I would invest....