Amazon Launches Photo-Shopping App for BlackBerries
Today Amazon announced a new application for BlackBerries. Available directly from Amazon, the application will allow BlackBerry users to search for items and buy them with one click from Amazon.com. The app also includes the Amazon Remembers feature. Amazon Remembers lets users take pictures of things they see out in their daily lives, upload them to Amazon, where they are matched to items that are for sale. If the photos are successfully matched to items that Amazon offers for sale, the app user can then purchase the item immediately directly from their BlackBerry. The application is a free download from Amazon and works will all trackball-enabled BlackBerries.
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 Makes Mobile Wallet App Available
Amazon recently released a mobile wallet application for Android-based smartphones. The app, which Amazon has labeled a beta, lets people store gift cards, loyalty cards, and membership cards, which can be scanned or typed directly into the app.
Amazon Brings Prime Music to Smartphones
Amazon today launched Prime Music, its own streaming music service. Prime Music is free to those who subscribe to Amazon Prime ($99/year), which also offers perks such as discounted shipping and Amazon Instant Video.
Amazon Music Gains Memory Card and Android Wear Support
Amazon today updated its Amazon Music app for Android devices and added several highly-requested features. Users can now download Prime Music tracks to a memory card for offline playback, rather than store the tracks directly on the handset.