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 Rolls Out New Appstore for Android Devices
Oct 25, 2017
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.
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.
Amazon Adds Alexa AI to iPhone Shopping App
Mar 16, 2017
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.
Apple Says iOS 12 Will Be Faster, Work Better On Older iPhones
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.
Instant Games on Facebook Messenger Begins Broad Roll Out
May 2, 2017
Facebook today said the Instant Games it announced last month are now available to Facebook Messenger users around the world. Instant Games on Facebook Messenger rely on AI-assisted bots that can play turn-by-turn games with single players, as well as help challenge others to games via Messenger.
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...