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Can you really trust app store ratings? We asked the experts

With millions of apps to choose from, the review system is important in helping you find the best. But just how trustworthy is the typical app store review? Fake, paid, and incentivized reviews are all too real.
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Tired of Google Play? Check out these alternative Android app stores

If you are hunting for more sources to download Android apps and games, then you’ll find a bumper batch in here. We take a look at the pros and cons of alternative Android app stores for users and developers, and then discuss a few of the…
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The 25 best games for Fire HD and Fire Phone

Need games on your Amazon device, but are unsure what is worth playing? Avoid mediocrity with our list of the best games on Amazon's Appstore. We've got arcade games, puzzle games, strategy games, and more for you to check out.
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Ready, set, download! Amazon puts $50 worth of Android apps and games up for sale

Amazon is at it again with another bundle of free apps. This deal includes 23 apps and games for a total savings of $50. Titles include Mirroring360 - AirPlay Receiver, Weather Live, and so much more.
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Freebie alert: Amazon’s giving away Android apps worth $110 until May 16

If you’ve never used the Amazon App Store before, now could be a good time to start, because until May 16 it's giving away more than $110 worth of Android apps. Don't forget you'll need to install the Amazon Appstore app first.
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Amazon ditches TestDrive feature that let Appstore users try out software for free

Amazon has scrapped the feature that let users of its Android Appstore try software before they actually purchased it. The company said it'd ended the 'TestDrive' service because of "a significant decline" in the number of customers using…
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Want a chance at a $25,000 Amazon shopping spree? Just download an app

Amazon is giving one lucky person a $25,000 shopping spree on the online marketplace giant. There are some steps you'll need to take, but for a chance to spend $25,000 on Amazon, why not try your luck?
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More apps for BB10 users as software update opens up Amazon’s Android store

BlackBerry Passport and Classic owners can already access Amazon's app store, but a new update made available on Friday brings the feature – and a raft of other goodies – to all BB10 handsets, among them the Z30 and Q10.
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5 clever apps and games that leverage the 3D screen in Amazon’s Fire Phone

Receptions to the Fire Phone have been mixed, but what do app and game makers think about it? We interviewed half a dozen developers to get their take on Amazon's new phone.
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Amazon agrees to let BlackBerry use its Appstore

Amazon agreed to grant BlackBerry users access to its fast-growing Appstore on Wednesday. BlackBerry users will now be able to download any content from Amazon's Appstore and it will come preloaded on BB 10.3.
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Amazon Appstore Grows to 240,000 Apps Pre-Smartphone Launch

Amazon announced that its AppStore has grown to 240,000 apps, and that its platform is more lucrative for app developers. The statements are nicely timed with the supposed release of the company's first smartphone on June 18.
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The battle for exclusive games makes its way to Android and iOS

According to a recent report, Google, Apple, and Amazon are vying for video game exclusivity in order to strengthen their platforms. Given how well Google Play and the App Store have performed, developers practically lick their lips at the…
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Got a Kindle Fire? Amazon is offering tons of Appstore deals for the holidays

Not to be outdone by Apple with its '12 Days of Gifts' deal for iDevice owners, Amazon is offering visitors to its Appstore a slew of deals and offers during Christmas week, including $5 credit to anyone who downloads an app before December…
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Amazon plans to make it rain with Coins, but do we need one more virtual currency?

Amazon is hoping a virtual currency will boost the Kindle Fire and its Android marketplace - but will Amazon Coins be worth your time?
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Amazon launches virtual currency to fuel Amazon Appstore purchases

Amazon plans to launch its own virtual currency named Amazon Coins this May. Initially, it will only let you buy apps and in-app purchases inside the Amazon Appstore, but if it's successful expect it to spread throughout Amazon's other…
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Best Kindle Fire apps

We list the best Kindle Fire apps and games, including Rdio, Pulse News, Hulu Plus, and more.
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Amazon launches Android Appstore in Europe: UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain

Amazon has launched the Android Appstore in Europe. People in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, and Spain can now shop for apps on Amazon.
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Amazon Appstore jumps on the bandwagon with in-app purchases

It was an inevitable decision. On the heels of Google and Apple, Amazon's Appstore has taken the plunge and joined in launching its own in-app purchasing service.