Posts tagged appstore

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Amazon is quickly learning that 3D gimmicks and a lack of third-party app support aren’t attributes consumers tend to look for in a smartphone, with one report suggesting that the retail giant has sold fewer than 35,000 Fire Phones since the device made its debut back in July.

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The Amazon Appstore might not have as many apps as Google Play, but it certainly offers up better deals. Take the latest giveaway, for example — it consists of 30 apps and games worth over $100, including big-name titles like Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, Docs To Go Premium, and Instapaper.

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Amazon has released its first commercial for the Fire Phone, and it’s focused on the free 12-month Prime subscription that comes bundled with it. There’s also a brief mention of some of the apps that will be available for the device at launch, including Skype, Twitter, and Minecraft.

Android-L-keyboard

The official Android L keyboard, which was released and then pulled from Google Play earlier this month, is now back. In an effort to avoid another run in with Google, however, the developer behind the release has chosen to make it available through the Amazon Appstore this time instead.

Amazon-Appstore

BlackBerry has today announced that it is teaming up with Amazon to bring Android apps and other content to BlackBerry 10. The licensing deal will see the Amazon Appstore pre-installed with the BB 10.3 update coming this fall, making 200,000 Android apps readily available to BlackBerry users.

BlackBerry also confirmed it will be closing its own music and video stores this July.

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