30 Free Apps for Android Offer $100 in Value

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Now that the brand new Amazon Fire Phone is officially available online and from AT&T stores, some app deals have arrived. This morning, Amazon announced a special deal on Android apps direct from the Amazon Appstore, delivering 30 paid apps completely free. Whether you own the new Amazon Fire Phone, an Amazon Kindle Fire or […]

Is This The Controller for Amazon’s New Set-Top Box?

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Pictures of an Amazon branded wireless controller seem to confirm what many had already suspected: Amazon, makers of the Kindle Fire, are gearing up to introduce a living room set-top box that allows users to stream their content and play games. The images, were a part of a filing with the Angencia Nacional de Telecomunicacoes […]

Amazon Refreshes Amazon App Store for Android

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Android users who download their applications through Amazon’s App Store can look forward to a refreshed shopping experience the next time they open the application. Amazon hasn’t formally announced the revamped interface, however an application update containing user interface changes for the Amazon Android Appstore began appearing on the company’s website over the weekend. Although […]

Amazon Indie Games Store Takes Aim at Steam & Humble Bundle

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Lovers of bite-size gaming titles developed by small, independent development teams are about to get a new place to share their wares: Amazon. Announced today via a post on its application distribution blog, Amazon seems to be taking the position that independent game developers just don’t have enough ways of getting their games in front […]

Jetpack Joyride for Android Finally Touches Down

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Jetpack Joyride for Android is finally here, well on the Amazon App Store at least. The addictive side scrolling game remained an iPhone and iPad exclusive app for nearly a year after launch, but Jetpack Joyride is now available for Android phones and tablets, like the Nexus 7. Take control of Barry Steakfries as he battles his way through […]

Pocket Informant App Free On Amazon Today

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Today’s free Amazon app is , a planner/calendar/tasks app that syncs with Google’s servers as well as offering a wealth of features to keep you organized. The ability to sync with Google Tasks is huge for me, as I’m always looking for a tasks/to-do list that I can use on my phone and the desktop. […]

Should You Pay $35 to Root Your Nook Color?

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Afraid to open up the terminal or command prompt on your Mac or PC to perform the dark art of rooting your shiny new Barnes and Noble Nook Color? You can still have the power of a rooted Nook without the fear for the low-cost of $35, thanks to Nook2Android, a service that does all […]

Amazon Giving Away Apps, Music, & eBooks With Android Purchases

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Amazon’s phone and tablet center, Amazon Wireless, is offering an extra incentive to buy your next Android phone or tablet from them. The retailer will throw in $15 worth of vouchers for purchases in the Amazon Appstore, Amazon MP3, and the Kindle store. Good from now through October, buyers will get $5 to use  for […]

PAC-MAN Free Today in Amazon App Store for Android

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PAC-MAN is the free Android app from the Amazon App Store today. Normally it costs $.99 so save yourself a buck and get a fun version of the classic arcade game. We downloaded the game and were happy to find that it is the classic game and not some ridiculous updated version that steals away […]

Top 10 Android and iPhone Apps to Use Instead of Watching Commercials

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Ad Age is reporting that the most popular activity TV watchers do during commercials is not skipping past them with their DVR, but playing with their smart phone. According to a study by IPG Media and YuMe 93% of TV watchers and 73% of online video watchers use what the report calls “distraction media” during […]

10 Essential Free Apps For Your New Android [HTC Thunderbolt]

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The HTC Thunderbolt it just the latest amazing Android device to arrive on a major carrier. With the upcoming launch of the Motorola Droid Bionic, Samsung Droid Charge, Sony XPERIA PLAY and others, Android is about to be gracing the smart phones of a lot of new users. If you are new to Android, we […]