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Get 6-months free Boingo Wireless access through Amazon Underground

Amazon really wants you to consider using its app store for Android apps. Last year the company launched Amazon Underground, offering users the ability to use hundreds of apps and games for free, including titles that are normally paid apps or which normally include in-app purchases. Now Amazon has announced a partnership with WiFi hotspot provider Boingo: […]

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Amazon pulls the plug on TestDrive (service for trying Android apps before downloading them)

So long Amazon TestDrive. I’d kind of forgotten you existed. When Amazon launched its Appstore for Android, one of the most interesting features was the option to try apps in your web browser before downloading them. This could let you figure out whether a paid app was worth your money without spending a penny. A year […]

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Lilbits (3-20-2015): Amazon Unlocked could be Prime for Android apps and games

Amazon Prime is a service that lets you pay an annual fee to get free 2-day shipping and access to thousands of streaming movies, TV shows, eBooks, songs, eBooks, and other content. Soon it could also include access to Android apps that would normally cost money. Or maybe Amazon plans to launch a standalone service […]

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Amazon removes its app from the Play Store (but you can still download it)

Amazon rolled out an update to its Shopping app for Android this summer that added support for streaming movies and TV shows from Amazon Instant Video. The app also featured a built-in app store which you could use to download third-party Android apps from Amazon. In other words, it was a shopping app… but it also […]

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Deals of the Day (9-25-2014)

Amazon’s Appstore for Android is the best place to get apps for an Amazon Fire Phone or tablet… but you can also install the Appstore on other Android devices. It also comes preloaded on new BlackBerry phones (which can run some Android apps). Why would you want to load Amazon’s store on a device that […]