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Today only: 9 free photography apps on the Amazon Appstore

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Until tonight at 23:59 PM EST, you can get nine great photography apps from the Amazon Appstore for free. With regular prices ranging from $0.99 to $3.99 (or even $4.99 on the Play Store), these freebies are a nice little gift pack for anyone looking to take nicer shots on their Android devices.

Top 6 Android stories this week: Android Silver, LG G3, and Apple’s token victory

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This week in your world of Android: the LG G3 leaked, the Galaxy S5 Prime’s release was pegged for June, Android Silver news broke, Google released new productivity apps, the first image of Amazon’s smartphone leaked, and the verdict in the Apple vs Samsung trial was announced.

These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.

Official CyanogenMod support re-ignites the flame for 2012 Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon is one of those companies that have successfully forked Android into their own ecosystem, particularly with the Kindle Fire line. Intended to be an e-reader and a tablet for consuming digital content, the Kindle Fire ran well with Amazon’s wide offering of e-books, movies and TV shows, as well as apps in the Amazon Appstore. While the Kindle Fire line’s market share is on the decline, Amazon enjoys a healthy revenue stream from the tablet from the sale of digital content. But underneath it all, the tablet is a fairly capable Android device, and many an enthusiast actually bought…

Samsung, Amazon launch Kindle for Samsung, give one free ebook every month

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Samsung and Amazon have announced a new collaboration which will see Amazon release a special version of its Kindle app for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. To tempt users to switch, the two companies will also launch Samsung Book Deals, a service that gives away 12 eBooks a year to all Kindle for Samsung users.

Rumors of Amazon Smartphone surface again

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The rumors about a possible smartphone from Amazon are, if anything, persistent. The WSJ has revived the rumor recently, this time suggesting that Amazon has plans to announce the phone in June and begin shipments in September.