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AMD Re-Launches BlueStacks As The AMD AppZone, Complete With Google Play And Amazon Appstore Compatibility

AMD Re-Launches BlueStacks As The AMD AppZone, Complete With Google Play And Amazon Appstore Compatibility

BlueStacks made quite a splash when they released their alpha x86 Android app player for Windows late last year. When AMD invested millions of dollars into the company, it was clear that they were planning on leveraging the ever-expanding Android platform to put a shot into the arm of their PC chip business. Nearly a year after the initial investment, they're ready to make good: head on over to www.amd.com/appzone to check out the shiny new AMD App Zone.

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Amazon Appstore Finally Ditches U.S. Exclusivity, Now Available In The UK, Germany, France, Italy, And Spain

Amazon Appstore Finally Ditches U.S. Exclusivity, Now Available In The UK, Germany, France, Italy, And Spain

Back at the end of June, Amazon officially announced that its Appstore would move past the U.S. borders and make its way into various parts of Europe sometime "this summer." Just in the nick of time, the company has announced that the Appstore is now available in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain.

Not only does this offer European residents Amazon's [often crappy] free app of the day, but it greatly increases Amazon's presence outside of the US.

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Pinterest's Long-Awaited Photo Sharing App Hits The Google Play Store Now, Amazon Appstore Later This Week

Pinterest's Long-Awaited Photo Sharing App Hits The Google Play Store Now, Amazon Appstore Later This Week

Those of you who obsessively share photos to Pinterest, the rapidly-expanding and all-encompassing social network built for just that purpose, can finally do so from your favorite mobile platform. Pinterest has published the long-promised app to the Play Store for both smartphones and tablets, and unlike some other photo-centric sharing services we could mention, it actually looks pretty good. The interface mimics the bulletin board looks of the desktop web site, taking advantage of extra real estate on tablets to display more columns of popular photos or your stream.

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Amazon: Appstore Going Live In UK, France, Germany, Spain And Italy "This Summer"

Amazon: Appstore Going Live In UK, France, Germany, Spain And Italy "This Summer"

According to a press release just sent out by Amazon, the company's Appstore will be headed to Europe this summer as rumored, though only to five countries to start. The United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, and Italy will all be getting access to Amazon's Appstore in the coming months, and developers can head over to the App Distribution Portal to get started on certifying their apps for distribution in those countries right now.

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Goodbye, Amazon Appstore

Goodbye, Amazon Appstore

Today, I uninstalled the Amazon Appstore and bought all the FAOTD (free app of the day) apps I've been really using. Why did I do it? Because, mildly put, the Amazon Appstore app, which is required for all Amazon-installed apps to run and perform their license checks, has affected my battery life in very negative ways. Even if you never open it, it will keep running in the background, using up valuable CPU cycles, keeping the device awake when it should be sleeping.

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Amazon Releases Appstore SDK And In-App Purchasing API

Amazon Releases Appstore SDK And In-App Purchasing API

In a step to make the Appstore an even more viable alternative to Google's Play Store, Amazon is now rolling out a new feature for developers to make more money: in-app payments.

https://youtu.be/1hsbY85Dt3Q

The Play Store has had an in-app purchasing system for a while now, which allows developers to make some extra money off of their apps with things like in-game currency, subscriptions, upgrades, etc. Up to this point, developers haven't had a way to offer the same features (or capitalize on them) with the Amazon Appstore.

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Amazon's Appstore Birthday Sale Coming To A Close - Grab Some Cheap Apps Before It's Over

Amazon's Appstore Birthday Sale Coming To A Close - Grab Some Cheap Apps Before It's Over

Last week, Amazon started a promotion to celebrate the Appstore's first birthday. One week and 28 apps later, that sale is coming to a close - but you still have a chance to grab some decent apps at a discounted price.

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Here's a look at all of the deals Amazon is currently offering as part of this promotion:

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[Updated] Amazon Offering A Few Cheap Apps To Celebrate One Year Of Appstore Success

[Updated] Amazon Offering A Few Cheap Apps To Celebrate One Year Of Appstore Success

Guess who's turning one? The Amazon Appstore! It seems like just yesterday that it was a freshly-hatched Appstore trying to find its place in a mobile-filled world. Over the past year, the Appstore has grown from just 3,800 initial apps to nearly ten-times that amount today (31,000). They grow up so fast!

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In celebration of this noteworthy occasion, mamma Amazon is having a small party of sorts - an app sale party, to be exact.

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[Update: Now In The Market] New Game: 'Anomaly Warzone Earth' Lands In The Amazon Appstore, Lets You See What It's Like To Play Tower Defense From The Attacking Side

[Update: Now In The Market] New Game: 'Anomaly Warzone Earth' Lands In The Amazon Appstore, Lets You See What It's Like To Play Tower Defense From The Attacking Side

Update: For those who don't have access to the Amazon Appstore (or even those who do and prefer not to use it), this game just landed in the Android Market. Go blow some stuff up.

Anomaly Warzone Earth HD
Anomaly Warzone Earth HD
Developer: 11 bit studios
Price: $3.99

Tower defense. Tower defense. Tower defense. There's definitely no shortage of TD-style games for Android. Don't' get me wrong - TD games are great.

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[Update: Free At GetJar] Splashtop Remote Desktop Is Only $0.99 (Normally $9.99) In The Amazon Appstore

[Update: Free At GetJar] Splashtop Remote Desktop Is Only $0.99 (Normally $9.99) In The Amazon Appstore

Having the ability to access your desktop or laptop computer from your mobile device is one of the easiest ways to ensure you always have the files that you need, and Splashtop's remote desktop software is on sale today in the Amazon Appstore for $0.99 to help you do just that.

Update: Looks like it's free at GetJar. Save yourself a buck and pick it up from there. Thanks, Brandon!
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