Another day, another report emphasizing Samsung’s almost complete control over the Android market. Or, in this particular case, two reports already. And it’s not even dawn on the West Coast yet.
Amazon is introducing a new virtual currency called “Amazon Coins”. Amazon Coins will allow you to make app purchases without using real money.
New data being published by mobile app analytics company Localytics shows that one third of all Android tablets in the USA are from Amazon. Also the company is claiming that the USA is the largest tablet market in the world with nearly 60% of all tablets made being sold in the States.
Sales of Samsung and Amazon tablet devices dominated the European market during the holidays, according to retailer Carphone Warehouse.
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A look at the growing rivalry between Amazon and Google on ads, cloud computing, hardware, and digital content. What can we expect from the two giants in 2013?
A clever developer, who goes by the name of Hashcode, has released a stock Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean firmware for the original Amazon Kindle Fire. Using the new firmware users will be able to run exactly the same software that Google ships on the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.
According to Taiwan Economic News, the Amazon phone is real and Foxconn won an exclusive contract to make the device. The bill of materials is allegedly going to be anywhere between $100 and $200, which frankly doesn’t tell us much. The number we want to focus on is 5 million. That’s supposedly how many smartphones Amazon wants Foxconn wants to make for them in 2013.
When it comes to the Amazon Kindle Fire, the lack of an official push notification system is certainly one of the tablet’s biggest flaws. Luckily, Amazon is now addressing the problem with the announcement of the Amazon Device Messaging API.
If it’s one thing we all love about the end of a year – besides the holidays and the special sales – that’s definitely the “year in review” charts and rankings everybody’s so caught up with in December.