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.
‘Subscribe with Google’ to Ease Pain of Subscribing to News Sources
Mar 20, 2018
Google today announced Subscribe with Google, an easy way for people to subscribe to and pay for select news sources. Google has worked with a number of publishers over the last six months to develop the service.
Nextbit Delivers Promised Update to Robin Smartphone, Drops the Mic on New Ringtones
Apr 27, 2016
Nextbit said its planned system update for the Robin smartphone will begin going out over the air today. The update pushes the operating system to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and includes the April security update, and tweaks to the camera, processor, and sound drivers.
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.
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.
Anyone else tired of purchasing things over every time they buy a handset!
No crap. Good idea!
If I had money I would invest....