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 guarantees $1.50 CPM banner ads in Amazon Mobile Ad Network for March, April

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Amazon’s latest promotion hopes to ensnare new apps and games Listen up Android developers! Amazon just announced a really great revenue opportunity for those who have yet to take advantage of the Amazon Mobile Ads API. Indeed, you’ll be able to earn $1.50 for every 1,000 ad ...

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Amazon intros new tools for developers selling HTML5 apps

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Amazon today introduced a number of new tools for mobile developers looking to publish HTML5 apps and games. Effective immediately, developers can set list prices for their web-based apps and make them available for Amazon’s Free App of the Day promotion. If qualified, the apps could see ...

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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 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 enables developers to target devices in Kindle Fire family

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Amazon just outlined a new Device Targeting feature which lets developers customize the Android application package (APK) to specific Amazon devices. Specifically aimed at providing a unique experience for the various members of the Kindle Fire family, it allows developers to optimize apps for ...

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Amazon offering GameCircle APIs to Android developers

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Much of what makes the Amazon Kindle Fire HD such a compelling device comes in the user experience and the great stuff that you don’t get from other standard tablets.  One such feature, GameCircle, makes for  a great gaming experience that allows for leaders, achievements, and other ...

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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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Amazon Renews Call for Android Developers

Just weeks before their much-anticipated Android-based tablet, Amazon has renewed their call for developers.  To sweeten the pot a bit, the online retail behemoth is giving a one-time $50 promo code, good for use on specific Amazon Web Service.  AWS offers Android developers a number of helpful ...

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