Amazon announced Tuesday that it will accept in-app payments from its online marketplace, a move to compete more closely with the app stores from Apple and Google.
The move should help Amazon generate more revenue from individual apps by making it incredibly easy for users to purchase additional levels, features or other items from the apps they’ve downloaded onto their Kindle Fire or other Android devices.
On nearly all fronts, Apple’s App Store and Google’s Android marketplace, Google Play, are essentially tied. Apple offers some 800,000+ apps, Google claims 700,000 officially, but third-party reports peg it much higher. Google Play ... Read Post
Having recently opened an App Store for Android to compete with Google's App Marketplace, Amazon is now taking on Apple with a launch today of a Mac Download Store. Amazon says that the store currently contains about 250 software an... Read Post