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Amazon to launch in-app purchases for Appstore ‘soon’

Amazon is preparing the latest salvo in its fight to create an alternative app store to Google’s Android Market, but it’s not quite clear when the online retail giant intends to fire it. That salvo is in-app purchases, a feature that, by all rights, would be a big addition to the features it of ... Full Article »

March 2, 2012 1:26pm

Developer rails against Amazon Appstore

Since it was first launched, the Amazon Appstore has received a fair amount of criticism. Now there’s more: one indie developer is pulling his high-ranking Android app from the store after calling it a “disaster” and claiming that indie developers shouldn’t even bother with trying to sell th ... Full Article »

July 5, 2011 1:30pm

Amazon nabs another huge gaming exclusive for its Appstore

The Amazon Appstore has snagged yet another major game release for Google’s (GOOG) Android operating system, taking with it a two-week exclusive that is continuing to increase Amazon’s stock as a powerful dealer of apps. The latest soldier to join Amazon’s (AMZN) ranks – kind of – is Po ... Full Article »

June 1, 2011 3:27pm

App war clouds gather for Google vs. Amazon

The mobile apps war is rapidly taking on a new front, and for once, it doesn’t involve Apple (AAPL) or Microsoft (MSFT). This one pits Google (GOOG) vs. Amazon (AMZN) on Google’s Android platform for app. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos last week officially fired the opening shot in an interview wit ... Full Article »

May 17, 2011 12:20pm

Is Amazon showing its Android hand with new app promo?

There’s been loads of buzz over whether Amazon (AMZN) will take on Apple (AAPL) and its iPad with its own tab using Android’s OS from Google (GOOG). The latest hint from the Amazon about its Android strategy is a promotion that began earlier this morning on the Amazon Appstore, which launched l ... Full Article »

April 25, 2011 7:10am

Amazon, IGDA fire away over Appstore pricing

Last week, the International Game Developers Association warned Android game developers off distributing their games through Amazon’s new Appstore. Amazon has since clarified a few things about the terms of its Android marketplace, but the association of developers says it’s still not enough -- ... Full Article »

April 19, 2011 3:10pm

IGDA warns game developers off Amazon Appstore

The terms of the new Amazon Appstore have given pause to a few developers, but now the International Game Developers Association is telling Android game devs to be careful about signing up with Amazon (AMZN) to sell their games. The IGDA posted the open letter, titled “Important Advisory About Am ... Full Article »

April 14, 2011 1:00pm

The rise of third party Android markets lend scrutiny to Google’s ways

Android apps have proven great supplements to the mobile experience, and third party markets want in on this growing sector of consumer activity. With Amazon’s recent launch of its Appstore, the flood gates for indie app markets have been opened. AT&T is pondering its own position in this mark ... Full Article »

March 30, 2011 9:58am

Amazon Appstore proves promotional prowess for Android developers

Amazon’s new Android Appstore may be promoting games like Angry Birds Rio in order to attract new users, but the third party market is also a marketing opportunity for app developers. Glu Mobile, for instance, is launching several game titles in the Amazon Appstore, including Diner Dash and Call o ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 9:55am

Android games are marketing fodder for Amazon and other alternative app stores

Android’s OS hasn’t always been the premier spot for game developers, but that’s all starting to change. Improvements made to the SDK, along with support from a growing alternative market, all validate the Android platform, luring developers, publishers and advertisers away from Apple’s iOS. ... Full Article »

March 22, 2011 10:11am

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