Popular fake review detector app Fakespot has been kicked from the Apple App Store. The app which helped people to spot fake reviews on popular shopping websites is no longer available on the App Store. According to a report from The Verge, it was Amazon that requested Apple to boot the app from the App Store.
Last year Amazon announced a cloud gaming service called Luna. Amazon will start offering Luna on a trial basis for anyone with an Amazon Prime account starting June 21. In other words, iPhone, iPad, macOS users could soon play games via Amazon Prime Luna.
Amazon today announced that it would be hosting Prime Day on June 21-22 this year. The company will be heavily discounting products from Samsung, Levi’s, and other companies during Prime Day, with the discounts available exclusively for Prime members.
The day Apple announced lossless audio streaming coming to Apple Music, Amazon has also announced that its lossless music streaming service, Amazon Music HD, is available as a free upgrade for all Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers.
From New Echo Speakers to Luna Cloud Gaming Service, Here Is a Round up of Everything That Amazon Launched Today
Amazon held an Alexa-themed event today where it announced a bunch of new products including new Echo speakers, Fire TV Sticks, Eero mesh Wi-Fi routers, Ring security products, and a new cloud gaming service. Here is everything that you need to get up to speed on Amazon’s new products.
Amazon has finally entered the health and wellness space with a new fitness band called Halo. It seems like Amazon wants to carve a place in the already overcrowded market of fitness bands and smartwatches. Unlike its competition, the Amazon Halo doesn’t offer a screen or display of any kind. Halo subscription is at the core of the offering and costs $3.99 per month while the band is priced at $99.99.
Apple’s AI-powered digital voice assistant, Siri, has competition from two main rivals: Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant. Although Amazon doesn’t have its own smartphone platform, it has been trying as hard as possible to make inroads to Android and iOS by offering developers various ways to integrate Alexa into their services. To that end, the company has announced a new feature called ‘Alexa for Apps’.
As a limited period offer Amazon is offering three months of Amazon Music Unlimted free for new subscribers. Amazon Music Unlimited will slot in perfectly especially if you own Amazon Echo devices. Earlier, Amazon Music Unlimited users would get a one-month free trial, now with this offer they can get a three-month free subscription.
Apple is now allowing customers to purchase movies and TV shows through Amazon’s Prime Video app on Apple TV, iPads, and iPhones. While the Cupertino-based company doesn’t usually allow developers to skip Apple’s in-app purchase screen, it seems that Amazon is being exempt from giving the usual 30% cut from the purchases.
As the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic forces companies and governments all over the world to advise people to work from home, video streaming services like Netflix, Prime Video, and YouTube have started downgrading video quality in some regions. This is to help preserve the internet bandwidth for people working from home.