Only last week Amazon rolled out their new in-app purchase system for its Android Store, and made it available to developers. This week Amazon ha announced that they have already increase the price limited for purchases through the system to $20. But don’t worry too much if you have children that play on your Android devices.
Even though Amazons’ purchase process is often one-click. The new in-app purchase limit also comes with security features to help protect your hard earned cash being squandered away on in-game upgrades.
The added security comes in the form of a a password or 4-digit PIN number, which needs to be entered with each purchase, and can be setup on Amazon’s Kindle device within the settings section.
“With our parental controls functionality now updated, in-app items over $20 may now be submitted via the developer portal.” – “Our Amazon Appstore for Android SDK and In-App Purchasing API to our developer community. The In-App Purchasing API enables you to offer digital content and subscriptions–such as in-game currency, expansion packs, upgrades, and magazine issues–for purchase within apps.”
Source: Tech Crunch