Amp'd Adds Monthly Prepaid
Sep 12, 2006, 7:24 PM by (staff)
Amp'd today unveiled a new billing plan that will allow subscribers to pre-pay for a monthly plan using a credit card. This hybrid billing method allows customers to receive the better value of post-paid plans without committing to a contract. Hybrid plans are not different than Amp'd's post-paid plans -offering the same features at the same price - but are just billed differently. Helio also allows people who sign up for service through its MySpace page to take advantage of post-paid plans without a contract.
Google's AMP Stories Let Web Publishers Tell Tap-Through Stories with Photos and Videos
Google today announced a preview of AMP stories, a new tool for creators to bring content to the mobile web in a new and engaging way. AMP stories were inspired by the likes of Snapchat and Instagram, which both offer people the ability to tell on-going, ephemeral stories that others swipe through.
Google Says Developers Can Use AMP for Email to Boost Gmail Experience
Google today said it is porting its AMP technology to Gmail. Developers now have access to AMP for Email, a tool that allows them to create interactive, actionable email experiences that take place within Gmail itself, rather than secondary browser windows.
Google's AMP-lified Content to Be Prioritized In Mobile Search
Google today said people should see AMP'd content appear most prominently in mobile search. Google kicked of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages Project) last year with the goal of improving web page load times on the mobile web.
Verizon Kills 2-Year Plans, Bumps Activation Fee to $30
Verizon Wireless no longer offers two-year contracts with device subsidies, and has raised the cost of activating new devices by $10. The changes, confirmed by Fierce Wireless, were put into effect January 5.
Well then, WHY sign a contract?