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Articles tagged with "Amazon Appstore"

Amazon now allowing in-app purchases greater than $20

A restriction placed on app developers setting in-app purchase prices for their products in the Amazon Appstore has been lifted, allowing devs to offer IAPs that cost more than $20. According to an email reportedly sent by Amazon to app developers and obtained by TechCrunch, Amazon lifted the ban o ... Full Article »

April 17, 2012 12:40pm

EA, Amazon Appstore bet big on Android games

With games being one of the more established sectors of the mobile space, it seems my weekly roundup of Android game news is increasingly revolving around the expanding ecosystem. From browser to mobile, mobile to TV, there’s more ways than ever to play your favorite games. EA is well aware of thi ... Full Article »

April 11, 2012 9:38am

Amazon better for generating app revenue than Google, Flurry says

Developers looking to make some money on their Android apps might want to look toward Amazon’s Appstore instead of Google Play, according to new data from Flurry Analytics. The analysis focuses on apps that make their money using in-app purchases and compares apps in the iTunes App Store, the Ama ... Full Article »

April 2, 2012 2:16pm

Android struggles with Ice Cream Sandwich as new iPad hits stores

The new iPad hit stores around the world today, and while its updates lack the “wow” factor we’d grown accustomed to from Apple releases, it presents an opportunity for Android to step up its tablet game. Things could be better for Android’s tablet and smartphone market, however, as the most ... Full Article »

March 16, 2012 9:24am

Android continues to thrive despite assortment of app stores

The question of Android’s Market has turned to one of profit, as an assortment of app stores pepper the consumer scene. Android’s made a frenemie of Amazon, an app store that’s found the secret to selling paid apps. Ditsimo collected app download data in January 2012, finding that Google’s A ... Full Article »

February 23, 2012 10:17am

Can Google control Android’s third party markets on Kindle Fire and in China?

Android and iOS app downloads are expected to hit 25 billion by the end of this year, according to a new report from mobile analytics firm Flurry. That’s more than 300 percent growth in just one year, and that’s great news for Android. The mobile OS has become quite popular around the world, ext ... Full Article »

November 11, 2011 12:30pm

Nintendo classic Pokemon finding its way to Android

More console game favorites are heading to Android, with the upcoming release of Pokemon this summer. The hit Nintendo game will get new life in the mobile age, with the official Pokemon Company announcing their plans to release an Android and iOS version in Japan this summer. According to Phandroid ... Full Article »

July 6, 2011 9:36am

Plants vs. Zombies, Chuzzle hitting Amazon Appstore this week

PopCap games hasn’t been too supportive of Android yet. The maker of games such as Bejeweled and Plants vs. Zombies has lots of titles available in Apple’s iTunes App Store – most recently, the edgier and darker Unpleasant Horse – but no love for Android. Until now, that is. Yes, PopCap is ... Full Article »

May 16, 2011 1:45pm

E-readers become more like tablets with access to Android store

Barnes & Noble (BKS) is hot on Amazon’s heels once again with its announcement Monday that it will add Android store access for all Nook Color users, just one week after Amazon launched its own Android app store. And as the two e-reading companies compete closely in the same space, they are al ... Full Article »

March 29, 2011 9:19am

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