Amazon Appstore Hosting Third Birthday Celebration, Save Money on Select Apps and Games

What a shocker, the Amazon Appstore is now three years old. When first launched, the Android community embraced it with complete open arms, maybe because they were giving away free awesome apps every day

But over the years, our stance with the Appstore has changed somewhat dramatically.

After the Appstore was updated with a new UI (August ’12), a bug inside the app was draining batteries like crazy (November ’12). Following that mess, Amazon fixed the issue, but there were plenty of people who had already decided to abandon the app.  (more…)

Amazon Offers Up Good List of Apps for Free Through Appstore, Save Yourself $19

Android folks who love a good deal, yes that’s all of us, can head on over to the Amazon Appstore this morning to pick up a few free apps. Surprisingly, all of the apps aren’t completely worthless, and there are a few great titles, such as Wheel of Fortune, Ski Safari, and Gravity Guy. They may not be super popular these days, but if you missed these apps while they were in their prime, you can definitely enjoy them now for free instead of a combined $19.  (more…)

Amazon Coins Now Supported on Android in the US, UK, and Germany

You’ve heard of Bitcoins and Dogecoins, but have you ever heard of Amazon Coins? It’s hard to blame anyone for forgetting about their release last year, especially considering the digital currency’s use was initially restricted to Kindle Fire devices. Starting today, the shopping giant is expanding Coins to Android devices in the US, UK, and Germany through the Amazon Appstore.  (more…)

Amazon Details Holiday Appstore Sale, Hands Out $5 Credit Simply for Downloading Any App

Not to be outdone by Google Play’s deep discounts, Amazon has announced their holiday sales for their own Appstore application, an alternate source for application purchases on Android known for its “free app of the day” sales. The deals include some premium paid apps such as Where’s My Perry? and Angry Birds Star Wars II for no cash on your end. Also, all users who download any app (appears to include downloads of free apps too) using the newest version of the Amazon Appstore on Android between the dates of December 24th and 28th will receive a $5 credit to use at any time on other applications and in-app purchases on the store.   (more…)

Amazon Hosting Big Halloween App Sale Through Amazon Appstore

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It’s that time of the year, where all holiday-themed applications should see cuts in pricing, and Amazon has bundled them all up for easy finding. Taking place on the Amazon Appstore, you can find many titles on sale, some of which should be perfect for any zombie or ghost lovers among us. Not only are Halloween titles for sale, but there are also deals on NBA 2K14, and other non-holiday games.  (more…)

Tiny Thief is Amazon’s Free App of the Day, Rovio’s Newest Game We Actually Like

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If you act quickly, well you do have 24 hours technically, then you can grab Rovio’s Tiny Thief for free off of Amazon’s Appstore for Android. The game is listed on Google Play and other stores for $3 usually, so this is a total steal. The deal is so good that I actually downloaded the Amazon Appstore just for this, so that should tell you something.  (more…)