Critter Escape

Amazon’s AppStore has quickly become the second most popular app source for Android, though it’s a far cry from being as successful as Google Play. Even though Amazon’s store has just 50,000 apps, they’ve made a following by securing a few popular exclusives. But now it seems that Amazon is losing one of their popular games. Critter Escape is now available through Google Play.

Amazon vs Google Play

Amazon is offering a tempting range of Android tablets at attractive prices, backed by plenty of content. From the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD to the budget Kindle Fire update, Amazon is going all-out for a win in the tablet market and Google should be worried.


According to Bloomberg, Amazon is developing a smartphone that is meant to compete both with Google and Apple’s phones. This Amazon smartphone is apparently going to be manufactured by Foxconn,... the same Chinese company that also makes Apple’s iPhone, and they manufacture for a few other big tech companies in the industry as well.

This is not the first time we’ve first heard...

Kindle Fire

[Update] Amazon has issued a press release officially announcing the launch of the Amazon Appstore in several European countries. Read the full press release below.

Amazon has made some... significant changes to its Appstore developer portal as it prepares to start selling apps outside of the U.S. According to a message posted for app developers, “Apps will be made available for di...


Compared with everyone else out there that’s shipping Android smartphones and tablets, Amazon is a unique Android device maker, as the online retailer took an entirely... different approach when creating the Kindle Fire. Instead of only customizing the user interface of the Kindle Fire Android OS version, like most companies do with their products, Amazon went a step further...

Amazon Android

I have to admit that, when Amazon launched its own store for Android apps, I was among those who asked why Amazon created its own app store. It all became clearer a while later, when Jeff Bezos’... company launched its own Android-powered device, the Kindle Fire.

Helped by the amazing popularity of the Fire, the Amazon Appstore managed to survive alongside Google Play and other third-party stores, a...


After an extensive bout of testing, Amazon has finally given the green light for developers to start offering in-app purchasing in the online retailer’s Android Appstore. The new rule, which... will help developers generate more revenue, will take effect today.

In-app purchasing has been a permanent fixture in Apple AppStore and Google Play Store, where app developers can charge custome...

google amazon money

According to a recent study conducted by mobile app analytics firm Flurry, Google Play (it still has an odd ring to it, doesn’t it?) is not only behind the iTunes App Store when talking... about revenues from in-app purchases, but is trumped by Amazon Appstore’s ability of getting users to pay for these kinds of “acquisitions”.

The guys at Flurry conducting the study showed...