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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Amazon Appstore preps for European distribution

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Consumers in UK, Spain, Italy, France, and Germany will soon have access to the Amazon Appstore.

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U.S. Cellular offering curated list of Amazon Appstore titles on Android handsets

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The carrier is the first of its kind to preload the app and curate titles for its customer base.

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Amazon Appstore updated, allows for app test driving

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Key new feature lets select users test out Android apps without downloading them.

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Amazon Appstore now offering in-app purchases

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Amazon has today announced that in-app purchases are now enabled for apps and games in the Amazon Appstore.  If you’re a developer looking to monetize your title, Amazon’s new service lets you sell in-game currency, upgrades, magazine issues and more. There are a number of ...

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Amazon bests Google at developer revenue, says Flurry

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While many people may judge the success of an app store solely on how many apps it holds, this is only partially true. If you ask an app developer where this success lies, more than likely they’re going to tell you success is where the most money is made. With this in mind, a recent... ...

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Amazon Appstore 2.3 features new notification, download options

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The Amazon Appstore application for Android has been updated to version 2.3 today, bringing along a few handy improvements.  The version release notes tell us that users will have added flexibility for downloads over 3G and 4G networks, letting us set the maximum at 50MB before forcing us to ...

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