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  • Amazon Coins Are Steroids For The Amazon Appstore

    Amazon Coins Are Steroids For The Amazon Appstore

    Editor’s note: Charles Edward Hudson is a venture partner with SoftTech VC and the CEO and co-founder of Bionic Panda Games. I have been trying to wrap my head around Amazon’s decision to launch Amazon Coins as a currency. It struck me as curious because most major platforms who have offered universal, platform-wide virtual currencies have dialed back those efforts or simply… Read More

  • Amazon Appstore For Android Now Lets Users Test Drive Apps Right On Their Devices

    Amazon Appstore For Android Now Lets Users Test Drive Apps Right On Their Devices

    Unless an app you have your eye happens to have a free demo version to muck about with, there’s little one can do to try out an Android app on a device in advance. Sure, you could buy the app straight from the Google Play Store and get a refund within 15 minutes if you’re not satisfied, but Amazon has a new solution in place that helps take the friction out of that testing… Read More

  • Amazon’s Appstore For Android Turns One: 31K Apps, Millions Sold

    Amazon’s Appstore For Android Turns One: 31K Apps, Millions Sold

    This morning, Amazon announced its mobile app marketplace, the Amazon Appstore for Android, is celebrating its first birthday with a week-long sale on some of its most popular apps. The company also took the time to share some figures about the Appstore’s growth over the past year, including the size of its selection, which grew from 4,000 apps at launch to 31,000+ apps today. In… Read More