Amazon opens Android app store to developers

logo.pngFrom ReadWriteWeb:

This morning, Amazon launched its Amazon Appstore Developer Portal, the first step towards the creation of its own Android App Store which will exist outside the official Google Android Market. The Amazon Store has been the most highly anticipated of all third-party efforts to date, mostly because of Amazon’s brand name recognition, business model and potential for marketplace disruption.

1 Comment on Amazon opens Android app store to developers

  1. Scott G. Lewis // January 5, 2011 at 11:26 am //

    Interesting. In reading the FAQs, it would appear there are no restrictions on eReading type apps. I initially thought this was a precursor to an android powered LCD tablet by Amazon (and maybe it still is), but I’d imagine they wouldn’t want direct Kindle competitors, any more than B&N is going to want them on Nook Color.

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