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Amazon takes first step towards its own Android App Store

By Jos
Jan 5, 2011
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  1. While Android is growing rapidly in popularity, its App Market is notoriously messy with plenty of junky applications. Now Amazon is looking to take advantage of this by offering a its own version of an app store that, instead of using the same open-to-all approach as Google, follows Apple's curating model more closely. They’ve launched the developer-side of the store today, and began inviting programmers to submit Android apps for the commercial debut later this year.

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  2. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,272   +90

    I wonder, is the $99 fee also for developers who only create free apps?
  3. wcbert

    wcbert TS Rookie Posts: 71

    I own Samung Capative phone. I ownder if AT&T is going to permit Google to install apps they do not want to be installed?
  4. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,716

    Not possible. They could just grab the apk online and install it through a file manager.


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