The week’s best Android rumors: Nexus 8.9, Moto 360, Amazon smartphone, and more

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Moto 360 Motorola’s first foray into the smartwatch space could employ wireless charging and a Sapphire glass face, says G for Games. Whereas everyone else seems to go the route of Gorilla Glass, this one would would separate itself from the pack. As far as the wireless charging is ...

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The Bard’s Tale free today on Amazon Appstore

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One of the most iconic games that made the jump from last generation consoles to mobile, The Bard’s Tale, is available free today in the Amazon Appstore. If you’re haven’t had the chance to play it or have never heard of it, the game is an action RPG starring Cary Elwes as ...

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Amazon celebrates 3 years of Appstore with gifts and discounts

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Amazon has started celebrating the third anniversary of its U.S. Appstore with discounts, deals, and gifts. While the official birthday doesn’t happen until the 22nd, you can get in on the promotion effective immediately. According to Amazon, the following apps and games are included in ...

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The week’s best Android rumors: Google Smartwatch, Nexus 8, LG G3, and more

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom The first details for Samsung’s camera-centric Galaxy S5 experience have surfaced in new benchmarks. Assuming they’re accurate, the SM-C115 should employ a hexa-core Exynos chip, a 4.8-inch 720p display, 2GB of RAM,  internal storage, and microSD expansion. As ...

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The week’s best Android rumors: Project Ara, Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, Amazon Music, and more

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Project Ara Google’s modular phone concept “Ara” could debut in 2015 with a price tag that starts at a mere $50, reports Time . Allegedly, the company developing the devices is set to finish up a working prototype over the next few weeks. Consumer sales could start as soon as ...

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The week’s best Android rumors: Nexus 8, Galaxy S5, Android 4.5, Xperia Tablet Z2, and more

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HTC Desire 8 Some last minute specifications for the upcoming Desire 8 fill in some of the blanks from before. Assuming they’re accurate, we should see a 5.5-inch 720p HD display, 8GB storage, 1.5GB RAM, a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and microSD expansion. ...

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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 offering Gold Medal deals on highly popular games for duration of Olympics

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Amazon today announced a new promotion which sees the online giant discounting games from around the globe. Starting immediately and running through February 22, there are games slashed as low as $.59 a piece. Not just any old generic titles, mind you, but popular stuff from big name ...

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Amazon shaves up to$80 off Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDX models

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day 2014, Amazon has discounted the price of its popular tablet, the Kindle Fire HDX. Effective immediately, and for a limited time, you can score the Kindle Fire HDX 7 for $199.99, a savings of $30 off the normal asking price. The larger Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 ...

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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 offering 6-pack ‘Getaway Essentials’ bundle for free

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Looking to get away this weekend, this summer, or somewhere down the road? Check out the free apps that Amazon is offering today as part of a “Getaway Essentials” bundle. Worth upwards of $30, you’ll find six titles which could prove helpful the next time you head out of town. ...

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Amazon’s game console to launch in 2014, report indicates

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Amazon will debut a game console later this year which will run Android, says gaming-centric site VG247. Expected to launch with a sub-$300 price tag, the console will reportedly allow for downloaded and streaming games.  Senior publishing sources have been meeting with Amazon for a briefing on ...

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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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Moto X coming to UK, France and Germany on Feb. 1, lacks Moto Maker customization

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Motorola’s pride and joy, the Moto X, has been a U.S. exclusive up until today, when the company announced availability in the UK, France and Germany. Coming Feb. 1 for £380 sim-free or £25 on contract from Phones 4u, Carphone Warehouse, O2, Amazon and Techdata, the device will lack Moto ...

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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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