Amazon has announced a new initiative today to help attract customers looking to buy Android handsets or tablets. Called the Digital Bonus, it’s Amazon’s way of thanking buyers with content that better helps them take advantage of the new hardware. How does it work? Simple. …
We’re always hearing (mostly by competitors) about how “fragmentation” is hurting Android, but in reality, it’s this “fragmentation” that is providing vast choices to the Android consumer. One of those “choices” happens to be Amazon’s App Store. In the beginning, many Android users were wondering where the Amazon App Store would fit in and whether or not another “App Store” was necessary. Then Amazon announced its promotional “Free App of the Day” and Android users began taking notice. Before you knew it, everyone and their mother was downloading the Amazon App Store just so they could get the “Free App of the Day.” It’s now almost the only reason why anyone even uses the Amazon App Store and it’s this very mentality which prompted Android Tapp and its parent company AsSeenOnPhone Inc. to begin analyzing the Amazon App Store and its “Free App of the Day” program.
Facing stiff competition from Apple’s iCloud, Google Music, Best Buy, and the impending stateside arrival of Spotify, Amazon announced a trio of enhancements to their Amazon Cloud Drive and Cloud Player. Taking effect immediately, Amazon is now offering storage plans that include unlimited space for …
There is a whisper going around that Amazon plans on offering up its streaming video service for free to early adopters of their yet-to-be announced tablets (Coyote/Hollywood). This would be the same service Amazon has offered its Prime customers which includes unlimited access to over …
Could Amazon be adding a bunch of digital magazines to their repertoire in anticipation of their Android tablet launch? It certainly looks that way. According to a website called Beyond Black Friday, the online giant has been busy lately, offering up a host of new …
Try as they might, it’s not a secret that Amazon is working on an Android-based tablet of their own. In fact, the latest word on the street is that they are prepping at least two tablets, maybe more. Tonight sees these rumors substantiated a bit …
Is Amazon working on an Android tablet? You bet. Are they ready to admit it publicly? Not yet. Consumer Reports recently spent some time chatting up founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos where they pressed him on the potential tablet, When asked whether they were planning …
Amazon must be getting tired of all their potential customers heading over to Wirefly for the cheapest prices on new devices. The “beta” Amazon Wireless store is offering the Droid Incredible 2 for a mere $79.99 which might make the decision between a Thunderbolt and …
The rumors around Amazon’s Android-based tablet get a little more concrete as DigiTimes tosses some additional details into the mix. According to their sources, Quanta Computer recently received OEM orders from Amazon for the tablet expected to launch later this year. Further, they add that …
In a move that starts to show the unique ways Amazon has to promote its Appstore, the online retailer will begin giving $25 in Appstore credit free to those who buy a Verizon Android device via Amazon Wireless. With last year’s models like the Droid …
By now, if you have been reading the tea leaves about the advances that Amazon has made in the Android ecosystem, you should be under the assumption that Amazon is working on an Android powered tablet. It seems it is the industry worst kept secret, …
Amazon has rolled out a new version of their Kindle application today, optimizing it for Honeycomb tablets. Taking advantage of the fragments and split screen capabilities in Android3.0, the free reader app works much better on larger screens. New details include enhanced work look-up, ability …
T-Mobile is one of the largest mobile phone networks in the U.S., and they offer several Android devices. They recently announced the T-Mobile G2x and T-Mobile G-Slate, both of which are now available for purchase at T-Mobile (although the G-Slate has not launched yet). But …
Amazon continues the promotion of its new Appstore. Today’s free premium app is SoundHound Infinity (usually $4.99). Like the more commonly known, Shazam, SoundHound allows users to tag songs. However, unlike Shazam, it’s also able to figure out a song if you hum or sing …
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