May 14th, 2013

Amazon coin
Amazon’s virtual currency, Amazon Coins, has gone live in the US and, true to its word, the company is giving out $5 worth of the currency to all Kindle Fire customers in the States to celebrate. As...

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May 13th, 2013

Amazon cloud drive photos
Amazon has taken its Cloud Drive Photos service to iOS, after launching on Android last November. The two apps offer largely similar services: both autosave the user’s photos when running; both give...

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May 8th, 2013

Kindle
Amazon has updated its Kindle app for iOS to open up e-books for blind and partially-sighted people. The update brings the app into line with Apple's accessibility features, using the built-in magnification...

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April 25th, 2013

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The top 200 free applications in the US Amazon Appstore racked up 16m downloads between them in March 2013, according to Distimo, but the Amazon store still lags far behind Google Play. Indeed Distimo...

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April 24th, 2013

iTunes
iTunes dominates the US home digital video sector in much the same way that it does digital music downloads, according to The NPD Group. NPD says that iTunes’ lead is especially marked for electronic...

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April 19th, 2013

goodreads
Goodreads was in talks with Apple about integration between the two parties before Amazon stepped in to buy the social book recommendation site, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Amazon’s...

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April 18th, 2013

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Amazon claims developers around the world are experiencing “strong monetisation and user engagement through Kindle Fire and its Appstore”, as it announced the global expansion of the Appstore. This...

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April 9th, 2013

Narr8
Narr8, a publisher of motion comics, interactive stories and articles on tablets, has launched its digital publishing app on the Amazon Kindle Fire. “As one of the leading e-book reading devices, we...

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April 2nd, 2013

goodreads
Amazon sprang a pre-Easter surprise on the e-books world by announcing plans to acquire social recommendations startup Goodreads. The deal is expected to close at some point in the second quarter of...

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