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Amazon eating Google’s lunch?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Following my earlier report on the way that Amazon’s business is evolving, here’s some fresh meat for the thesis in the shape of a Business Insider article quoting Morgan Stanley analysis on the proportion of mobile e-commerce traffic going through dedicated apps rather than through [...]

Amazon releases Prime Instant Video app for non-Fire Android devices

By Chris Meadows
September 9, 2014 // 3 Comments

We and Nate at The Digital Reader have previously written about a workaround for watching Android Prime Instant Video on non-Fire Android devices. Until now, it required installing the Dolphin web browser and a deprecated Flash app, then setting Amazon Streaming Video to use Flash instead of [...]

Amazon Appstore Expanding to Almost 200 Countries

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
April 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

This story has been making the rounds of tech blogs today, and it’s interesting to watch the reactions. First, the story: Amazon announced today that developers can now submit their apps for distribution in nearly 200 countries. As I’ve said before, I think competition is a good thing, [...]

Amazon Coins Will Pay For Your Next Kindle Fire App

By Matthew Marchesano
February 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Amazon just announced this morning that come May, the company will be rolling out a virtual currency program known as Amazon Coins. Owners of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets will be able to use the virtual funds to purchase apps and games within the Amazon Appstore. In-app purchases will also be [...]

Impressions of Pocket’s new text to speech feature

By a TeleRead Contributor
September 29, 2012 // 7 Comments

By Jeremy Hill | for Gadget Tell  Pocket (previously known as Read it Later) released an interesting update for its Android app last week: Known as the “Listen” feature and part of the Android 4.2 update, Pocket can now read your articles to you. It’s easy enough to use: You [...]

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