Closing the app gap
Good news for owners of BlackBerry devices: The latest software update, version 10.3.1, is coming to your handset. BlackBerry shared the news on Thursday…
When BlackBerry 10.3 software arrives this fall, it will be joined by more than 200,000 new apps. No, developers didn’t suddenly decide to write BlackBerry apps; the company has a licensing agreement for Amazon’s Appstore.
The elusive Amazon smartphone is moving out of the rumor stage and heading towards an announcement The Wall Street Journal reports. Eye-tracking and glasses-free 3-D features are expected and I’d count on Amazon Instant Video as well.
Amazon is giving Android users a $5 credit in return for downloading any app — even a free one.
Developers can submit their HTML5 apps directly to Amazon and incorporate in-app purchase and other Amazon services. These apps will be sold alongside Android apps in the Amazon Appstore.
When Amazon launched its Kindle Fire hardware, the market knew it wasn’t making money on the devices. Turns out it doesn’t take that much in content sales for a 20 percent profit margin, according to ABI.
Amazon Appstore for Android (s amzn), which helped lay the foundation for a big Kindle Fire launch, is celebrating its one-year anniversary…
It’s been a day of progress for music streaming service Spotify. In the morning: a deal with Virgin Media in the UK for a TV/online/mobile s…
Despite the recent improvements to Android Market, Amazon’s Appstore for Android is still winning over developers who are increasingly drawn to its marketplace for apps. The latest is TextPlus messaging app publisher Gogii, who has the featured free app of the day on Amazon today.
Amazon’s Appstore for Android scored another coup today, grabbing an exclusive on the first two titles from PopCap to appear on the Android platform. The gaming powerhouse said it will bring Chuzzle and Plants vs. Zombies to Amazon Appstore this month for separate two-week exclusive periods
Amazon’s new AppStore will be pre-installed on the HTC Merge for Cellular South, marking the first handset to come with Amazon’s rival software store. Getting the AppStore on handsets is key for Amazon, which offers a free app each day and easy over the air installations.
Amazon today launched TestDrive for its Android Appstore. TestDrive allows prospective app buyers to run a live preview of an app in their browser using an Android emulator, before spending any cash. It’s a big win for Amazon, but also for Android as a whole.