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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Deals & Discounts: Motorola Droid Maxx is $199 through Amazon for new and existing subscribers

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Amazon is currently offering the Motorola DROID MAXX for $199 with a two-year service agreement. Considering that Verizon sells this guy at $299 with the same stipulation, we’re keen on the 33% savings. Who wouldn’t want to save $100 on their next smartphone? By the way, ...

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Amazon ‘Firetube’ may take on Roku, Apple TV

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Chances are good that you’ve heard the speculation of an Amazon phone (or two) and the occasional rumor that they company is prepping a set-top box. Recent trademarks filed by Amazon in the US and Canada for an Amazon Firetube adds fuel to the…well, fire. Word on the street is that ...

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Amazon still readying a pair of smartphones, report says

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Amazon is prepping a pair of Android smartphones, one of which goes by the code name of “Smith”, says TechCrunch. The news matches up with previous reports that the online giant was working on more than one handset. According to their source, the smartphone will reportedly employ a ...

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Amazon introduces Kindle Fire HDX, new Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon today announced a pair of new tablet models for release later this fall in the form of the new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. The specs are right in line with the previous rumors and look to include much faster processors, higher resolution displays, and improved cameras. What we ...

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD only $159 in limited-time sale

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Amazon is offering the Kindle Fire HD for $159 for a limited time, a savings of $40 off the normal asking price. It’s not immediately clear as to how long the deal will run so if you’re on the fence we say pull the trigger as soon as you can afford to buy. We’re curious... Read More

Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013) leaked in photos

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The first pictures of the 2013 version of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD have leaked online, coming courtesy of BGR. Specifically, the photos are of the 7-inch model, however we would not expect the larger 8.9-inch models to look much different. Appearing more squared off and angular than its ...

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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 rumored to release Android gaming console later this year

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Amazon is working on an Android-based gaming console for release later this year, according to GameInformer. Reportedly, the device will feature its own controller and could leverage the existing Appstore library and strategy with daily offerings of free games and apps. Sadly, there are no ...

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Amazon limited-time deal sees Kindle Fire HD selling for $159

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The limited-time $40 OFF deal is for back-to-school shopping but it could also be a way of clearing out stock for a new line of Kindle products.

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More fleshed-out details surface for upcoming Kindle Fire models

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The next-generation of Kindle Fire could make the Nexus 7 look like a child’s toy, according to details obtained by BGR. The tech blog has just posted a number of hardware specifications for the upcoming line of Android-powered tablets and, so far, they sound rather appealing. The 7-inch ...

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Amazon announces $99 Samsung Galaxy S4 for Sprint

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We just received word from Amazon on a new, limited-time promotion for the Samsung Galaxy S4. Starting on Sunday, July 28 and running through Thursday, August 1, Amazon will offer the 16GB Samsung Galaxy S4 for $99. The deal is specifically for new Sprint customers; however, they’re also ...

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Amazon drops HTC One to $49.99 ( Sprint and AT&T)

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Drastic discounts for those looking to sign a new service agreement.

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Early details surface for next generation of Kindle Fire tablets

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Amazon is readying three new Kindle Fire tablets for release later this year, according to a new BGR report. Expected to launch in time for the holiday buying season, the new line will include higher resolution displays and more angular designs. On the low end of the spectrum the Kindle Fire ...

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