Amazon touts nearly 250,000 apps and games ahead of presumed smartphone launch

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In what can only be a matter of sheer coincidence (hardly), Amazon is touting some incredible figures surrounding its Appstore. Nearly tripling in the last year alone, the selection now figures to more than 240,000 apps and games. What’s more, it’s widely available (nearly 200 ...

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Amazon is giving away $10 in Amazon Coins

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Amazon has been a giving mood lately with their previous $22 Amazon coin giveaway and now they’ve come back with another Amazon freebie.  All you need to do is head over to this Amazon’s AppStore and download the five apps at this link. Here is a list of the five apps for download: ...

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HOW TO: Score $22 worth of Amazon Coins for free

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Simple method earns you free credits plus 10 apps in the process So you like free stuff, eh? How would you like to earn $22 worth of Amazon Coins? What if we threw in 9 premium photo apps and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, too? It’s easy, doesn’t long at all, and works like a... Read More

Amazon Coins now available directly from Android devices

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Amazon on Wednesday announced that customers living in the US, UK and Germany can now use (buy, spend, earn) Amazon Coins directly from their Android phones and tablets. Previously exclusive to the Kindle Fire tablets, Amazon Coins can let users buy apps, purchase add-ons, unlock features, and ...

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Amazon now lets users send Amazon Coins as gifts

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Amazon on Thursday introduced a new option which should help spur additional downloads of Android games and apps – and developer revenue. Starting today, you can buy Amazon Coins as gifts for friends and family members. These coins, which have been around for much of 2013, can be used to ...

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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 announces ‘Amazon Coins’ virtual currency

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Amazon today announced a new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, to be used for purchasing apps, games or other in-app items on Kindle Fire.  Set to arrive in May, Amazon Coins are touted as an easy way for Kindle Fire customers to spend revenue on apps in the Amazon Appstore.  Once enabled, the ...

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