Amazon Launches Coins Virtual Currency For Buying Kindle Fire Apps

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Today Amazon launched Amazon Coins, its virtual currency for Kindle Fire users, and to celebrate, it’s giving $5 worth of coins to users for free. Amazon Coins is a new virtual currency that Amazon hopes users will use in place of other payments methods for all the apps and games in the Amazon Appstore. Users […]

Temple Run 2 Now Available on Android And Kindle

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About a week after its debut on iPhone and iPad Temple Run 2 is now available to Android devices in the Google Play Store and the Amazon Appstore. Temple Run 2 is free in both app stores, as it is in the iOS App Store. Like the original Temple Run the only things users have […]

Temple Run 2 Now Available on iPhone, Coming to Android Next Week

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Temple Run 2 will come to to Android in the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore sometime next week. Temple Run 2 is available for iPhone and iPad users now in the App Store, but users who prefer other platforms have to wait for the endless runner to reach their device of choice. While the […]

Flipboard Officially Arrives on Android

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After a few weeks on beta, Flipboard for Android is finally available for all users in a variety of app stores including the Google Play Store, Amazon Appstore, and Barnes & Noble Nook Store. For those unfamiliar with the app, Flipboard is essentially a personalized news magazine for smartphones and tablets. The service aggregates stories […]

Draw Something Arrives for Kindle Fire

Draw Something Arrives for Kindle Fire

Yesterday brought good news for Amazon as its Kindle Fire reportedly now makes up over half of the Android tablet market. Today, there is good news for those Kindle Fire owners as Draw Something, the extremely popular game from OMGPOP, is now available on the Amazon Appstore, This means that Kindle Fire owners can finally […]

Prepare to Pay: In-App Purchases Arrive on Amazon

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In an effort to keep pace with the likes of Apple and it’s iOS App Store and Google and it’s Google Play Store, Amazon has announced that it will now allow developers to develop software that take advantage of in-app purchases. While the iOS App Store, Google Play Store and RIM’s BlackBerry App World all […]

Amazon Appstore Celebrates One Year With Sales and Stats

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Though the Amazon Kindle Fire has only been available for four months, the Amazon Appstore is celebrating its first birthday this week. Amazon’s Android app store started one year ago with 4,000 apps, and now holds 31,000 apps. To celebrate the year, Amazon is putting some of those apps on sale, and released some numbers. […]

Amazon Promotes AppStore for Android with $2 in Apps for Tweeting

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Amazon is running a promotion for its Android AppStore for Android, a third-party app store for Android devices, where the Internet giant is giving users $2 for tweeting about the store to their network of followers on Twitter. All that’s required to partake in the promotion is an Amazon account, a Twitter account, and a […]

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 […]

Plants vs. Zombies Hits Amazon Appstore, Free for Today Only

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Attention, Android device owners and more specifically, Android device owners that love good free applications. Plants vs. Zombies has launched today for Android and it is exclusively available through Amazon’s App Store for free. Unfortunately, the game is only free today, so you probably want to download it right now, even if you don’t consider […]

Samsung Infuse 4G First Android Phone for AT&T to Support App Sideloading

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The recently announced Samsung Infuse 4G may be the first Android smartphone for AT&T to support the sideloading of apps. According to IntoMobile, the Android-based smartphone with its massive 4.5-inch capacitive touchscreen display will allow apps not purchased or downloaded through Android Market, the official Google app store for Android, to load on the device, […]

Amazon Makes Kindle Version for Android Tablet

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Ahead of the launch of the much hyped and speculated Amazon-branded Android tablet hardware, the online retail giant has announced the availability of a new Android tablet-specific app of its Kindle e-reading software for Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets. The latest version of Kindle for Android includes an integrated immersive shopping experience tailored for tablets, a […]

Angry Birds Rio Flies From Amazon Appstore to Android Market

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After being an exclusive free title to debut the Amazon Appstore, Rovio’s Angry Birds Rio is now available on Google’s native Android Market app store. The game, unlike the version offered by rival Amazon Appstore, will feature apps, but will be available as a free download to consumers. If you’d like the ad-free version, you […]

AT&T Loosening Grips on Third-Party App Control

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With the launch of the Amazon Appstore for Android devices, AT&T may now be more open to third-party app stores and apps. The carrier has in the past limited installation of third-party apps on Android devices only to those that are downloaded from Android Market, meaning that users cannot sideload or directly download apps from […]

Amazon Appstore for Android Coming March 22?

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Amazon may launch its own Amazon Appstore for Android devices as early as March 22nd, according to a report by Wired. The Amazon-branded third-party app store will rival Android’s native Google Android Market on most Android devices. In addition to carrying third-party Android titles, Amazon is looking to differentiate its model from Android Market by […]

Amazon Appstore Nabs Angry Birds Rio as Exclusive

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Amazon has scored a major win for its yet to be launched Amazon Appstore, which the company hopes will go head to head with Google’s native Android Market offering for Android smartphones and tablets. Amazon has managed to nab an exclusive launch for Angry Birds Rio, a sequel to the wildly popular smartphone game title. […]

Amazon Appstore to challenge Android Marketplace, will it accept gift cards?

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Hey, remember when I said the Android Marketplace needs gift cards and the various Android app stores should work together on a universal acceptance format? Well, forget it. Amazon just dropped that idea in the toilet with the announcement of their own Amazon Appstore for Android, and I sincerely doubt they’ll give up their own […]