back to article Amazon AXES try-before-you-buy AppStore TestDrive facility from shopfront

Amazon customers can no longer preview apps via the online retail giant's TestDrive service before making a purchase, after the firm quietly killed the function on Wednesday. The try-before-you-buy feature was introduced by Amazon in March 2011 and was considered at the time to be a clever way to drum up more sales of apps. …

  1. Anonymous Coward

    "try-before-you-buy" might be a bad idea...

    When all your selling is crappy $1 apps that try to steal your private information...

    1. Richard Jones 1

      Re: "try-before-you-buy" might be a bad idea...

      Are there, were there ever any other sort for any of the systems?

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