Amazon Appstore overhauls developer portal

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The Amazon Appstore today announced that developers now have a brand new portal for which to work and upload apps. Overhauled with a re-designed look and feel, it also focuses on recently introduced features and resources such as compatibility testing and submission. To learn more about the ...

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Amazon rolls out week of Christmas savings and deals

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Amazon on Monday detailed its week-long discounts and deals for the Amazon Appstore, games, and more. Starting on December 23 and running through the 28th, customers can take advantage of limited time deals, bundled free apps, and more. Some discounts will be as steep as 90% so set aside a few ...

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Amazon discounting games up to 90% for Black Friday weekend

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In addition to the bundle of nine games being offered at no cost today, Amazon is discounting hundreds of Android apps and games. While some are being cut in half (50%) others are getting slashed by 90% OFF or more! In the words of The King, that’s “crazy seeyick”. Effective ...

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Amazon gives Android developers Analytics and A/B Testing services

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Amazon today announced another pair of tools aimed at helping developers create the best mobile app/game experience. Available immediately, both Analytics and A/B Testing services are offered as a free, single SDK. One helps keep an eye on how one experience works against others while the other ...

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Amazon Appstore Halloween sale sees prices slashed for popular games

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Amazon is offering some really great prices on popular games from developers such as Big Fish Games, G5, 2K Games, Sega and more. Starting yesterday (October 27) and running through this Saturday, November 2, you’ll find titles dropped down to $.99 or cut by more than half. With nearly ...

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Appstore Developer Select rewards developers who optimize apps for Kindle Fire line

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Amazon on Tuesday announced a new initiative which rewards developers who optimize Android apps for the Kindle Fire line of tablets. Known as the Appstore Developer Select program, incentives include credits in hosting services, tools for better discovery, and premium placement in ...

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HURRY! Amazon giving away nearly $40 in free apps today!

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Amazon, in celebrating the one-year anniversary of the European debut of the Appstore, is giving away a bunch of free apps and games. Hurry, though, as this deal only lasts for one day. Instead of the normal free app of the day, Amazon is dishing out ten of them, cumulatively worth almost $40. ...

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Amazon: Developers seeing significant benefits in Amazon Coins

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Mobile app developers love Amazon Coins and the virtual currency system, says a new Amazon blog post. In the few months since the introduction, developers are seeing benefits (read: revenue) in using the Coins. Noteworthy stats: In the last two weeks of May alone, more than 100 million Coins ...

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Amazon Appstore now available in nearly 200 countries

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Amazon announced on Thursday that the Appstore is now available in nearly 200 countries around the world. “We are thrilled to be expanding the reach of our global app distribution to nearly 200 countries. We think our customers will love the app selection we have to offer and also find features ...

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Amazon Appstore expanding to 200 more countries in coming months

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Amazon this week announced that the Amazon Appstore will be expansion to nearly 200 countries over the next few months. As part of the global growth, developers will be able to take advantage of the tools available today, including 1-click purchasing, in-app purchases, GameCircle, and A/B ...

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50 Android apps you must install before the world ends

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Get the most out of your Android phone or tablet with these essential apps and games.

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Amazon Appstore downloads up 500 percent over previous year

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Things are looking pretty good for Android developers considering Amazon’s Appstore for distribution. App downloads are up 500 percent year over year and momentum just keeps building. A new press release going out today tells us that the Kindle Fire HD has proven to be a catalyst for ...

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Amazon Appstore arrives in Japan

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The Amazon Appstore has arrived in the Land of the Rising Son as Japan becomes the next market to receive the Android app portal. The online retailer today announced that Japanese customers are now able to access localized content for their Android devices and Kindle Fire products. As is the ...

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Amazon brags Appstore growth ahead of new Kindle Fire

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Amazon, proud of its Kindle Fire and Appstore, has issued a press release touting some of it successes from the last year or so. As many of you know, Amazon is set to debut a new Kindle Fire at an event on September 6. As various pieces fall into place, Amazon wants everyone to know... Read More

Amazon Appstore touches down in Europe

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Europe has become the next market, finally, to see support from Amazon as it pertains to the Appstore.  If you live in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy and Spain then you will be pleased to learn that you now have access to the Android-based apps and games portal.  What’s more, you will ...

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