Amazon has announced that it is giving away a bunch of awesome Android games for Thanksgiving weekend. The retailers Ultimate Game Collection includes favorites like Sonic the Hedgehog, Angry Birds Space, and Fruit Ninja — all of which are now free for a limited time through the Amazon Appstore.
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The official CyanogenMod Installer app that hit Google Play earlier this month has been pulled by its developers. The CyanogenMod team says that the app violates Google Play’s developer terms, and so it was voluntarily removed to adhere to Google’s rules.
If you bought a new Kindle Fire HDX and you’ve decided you don’t like its user interface, or being locked into Amazon’s ecosystem, then you’ll be pleased to know it has now been rooted. This opens the device up to the possibility of custom ROMs, and the ability to manually install Android APKs.
Rockstar Games has announced that it is bringing Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas to Android next month. The game will be optimized for touchscreen devices, just like Rockstar’s other GTA ports for mobile, with new control schemes and a reworked checkpoint system.
It will also have remastered graphics so that it looks better than ever before.
If you prefer to buy your Android apps from Amazon rather than Google, then you’ll be pleased to know that the retail giant today rolled out a new Appstore client for Android that delivers a redesigned user interface and significant performance improvements.
Amazon announced today that its Appstore now supports web apps, giving developers the ability to submit URLs for their HTML 5 web apps that will be offered to Kindle Fire and Amazon Appstore customers the same way native apps are offered.
Well, that’s exciting! Apple and Amazon have apparently settled their differences over who can use the “App Store” name, making it possible for one or both companies to use it in their business.
US District Judge, Phyllis Hamilton, ordered today that the case be dismissed, as requested by both Cupertino-based Apple and Seattle-based Amazon. The trial, originally scheduled for August 19, will no longer occur.
Real Racing 3 fans have yet more content to look forward to in a new update that promises a new track, new cars, and new events. EA announced the release, which will introduce twilight racing at the Dubai Autodrome, on the company’s official Facebook page.
Amazon Coins, the new virtual currency from Amazon that was announced back in February, makes its public debut today. It’s available to Kindle Fire owners who use the Amazon Appstore to download their digital content, and every user in the United States gets 500 coins — worth $5 — free to get them started.
Amazon has today announced that it will be expanding its Android Appstore to almost 200 countries “in the coming months.” Developers can now submit apps in preparation for the expansion, which will see the Appstore rolling out to Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, India, South Africa, South Korea, and many more.