Google let some light shine on its plans for its budding retail service Express Shopping. A company executive revealed that Google set aside half a billion to expand the service across the US, and that a yearly subscription plan similar to Amazon Prime is in the works.
Valid until Saturday at midnight, Amazon’s promo includes several attractive titles, such as Plex (normally $4.99), Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (normally $2.99), AccuWeather Platinum (normally $2.99), Root Explorer (normally $3.99), and more.
Today only (June 23, 2014) Amazon’s deal of the day is a certified refurbished Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 16GB tablet for $60 off (30% savings).
This week in your world of Android: Android 4.4.4 took us by surprise, ART replaced Dalvik in AOSP, Google released updates to several of its core apps, the Galaxy S5 LTE-A launched in South Korea, Amazon finally unveiled its smartphone, reports emerged about Google’s Android in the car plans, and hacker Geohot released a widely effective root method.
These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.
Was anyone really impressed by the Amazon Fire phone? This smartphone has absolutely no chance of upsetting the market. It is a distinctly average device that offers significantly less than most of the competition. It could be an epic fail.
The Amazon Fire Phone comes with years of anticipation. The company has earned an amazing reputation along the way, but did they make a good phone?
AT&T will be the exclusive carrier for Amazon’s new smartphone. The phone is expected to be unveiled on Wednesday in Seattle.
Amazon Prime becomes even more attractive with the addition of Prime Music, an unlimited, ad-free streaming service that Amazon took the wraps off today.
Amazon is updating its Kindle app for Android with tighter Audible integration, making it easy to switch between the regular and the audio version of a book.
Father’s Day is happening this Sunday, and if you still haven’t picked up a nice gift for your dad or grad, this Kindle Fire HD deal could be just right up your alley.