Items tagged with Appstore for Android

Amazon already gives away Android apps and games on a frequent basis, and starting soon, it will kick off a program that will dole out in-app purchases at no charge as well. According to a leaked internal presentation, the program is called Android Unlocked and it will offer a selection of paid apps for free, as well as remove the cost for in-app upgrades and purchases. You can think of it as a sort of Amazon Prime for Android apps. The leaked presentation, which was obtained by TechCrunch, features both games and apps, including Sega America's Sonic Dash, UsTwo's Monument Valley,... Read more...
Typically when celebrating a birthday, you bring gifts to the one that just turned another year older. Not so with Amazon -- the online retailer's Appstore for Android turned four years old this week, and to celebrate the occasion, Amazon is temporarily giving away 34 apps and games worth a combined $105. These aren't junk titles, either.There are some real gems that are up for grabs, such as World of Goo, typically a $5 app and worth every penny, and Kingdom Rush Origins, a highly addictive tower defense game that normally goes for a buck.Here's a look at the full list:Five Nights at Freddy's... Read more...
Mobile apps are a huge source of revenue, and not just for developers, but owners of app stores as well. Apple rakes in the most loot with its highly popular iOS platform, however Amazon is quickly closing the gap, at least in terms of revenue per active user. This is something that Flurry, a mobile analytics firm and monetization platform, has been studying for quite some time and the results are bit surprising. Flurry's latest data represents an attempt to compare the ability for app developers to generate revenue across three major app stores -- Apple's App Store/iTunes, Amazon's Appstore for... Read more...