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Amazon Underground fights back against freemium with app and game giveaways

The new shopping app for Android promises $10,000 worth of free apps, games, and in-game goods.

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Amazon Appstore gives away 39 paid apps, including Goat Simulator and Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Over $90 in apps and games can be yours if you grab them before the blowout ends August 15.


HBO Now launches on Android and Amazon Fire devices

Now that Apple's exclusivity period is over, HBO's new standalone streaming service is available on more platforms.

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Amazon's latest freebie fest gives away $50 in Android apps and games

The excellent Monument Valley and smart forecast app Weather Live are yours for the taking from Amazon's grab bag.

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Amazon kills off 'Test Drive' feature that let you try out apps in a browser

The usage just isn't there to justify keeping the service up and running, according to Amazon.

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Amazon's Kindle for Android adds popular highlights, book instructions, and more perks

The Word Wise feature steps up your vocabulary by giving hints to more challenging words found in your book.

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Report: Amazon's upcoming Unlocked initiative will offer paid apps for free

Giving away apps for free just might be the most Amazon thing ever.

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Amazon gives you 34 paid Android apps and games, all free, in birthday blowout

Five Nights at Freddy's 2, World of Goo, and Kingdom Rush Origins are among the many excellent titles you can grab for free from the Amazon Appstore.

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Amazon's latest free app blowout gives away $140 in paid Android apps

Score the ad-free version of Trivia Crack, Runtastic Pro, and several other cool games and productivity apps.

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Amazon nixes its Wallet app just six months after beta launch

Once the Fire phone went down in flames, there was little need for Amazon to jump into the mobile payment game.

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Amazon Appstore's Christmas gift to users: $220 worth of killer games and apps for free

Grab Five Nights at Freddy’s, Tetris, and some useful apps like Plex to fill up your free time during the holidays.

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Amazon app yanked from the Play Store after Google changes developer rules

Sneaking in its own Amazon Appstore runs afoul of the newest Android developer agreement.

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Amazon Appstore is throwing a Halloween bash with $115 in free apps

There's a lot of cool games here, though the tradeoff is getting locked in to Amazon's ecosystem.


PSA: Amazon's giving over $135 in paid Android apps away for free

There are some gems in there, too, like OfficeSuite Professional 7, Autodesk's SketchBook Pro, and Threes!

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OneDrive continues Microsoft migration to Amazon mobile devices

Microsoft moves its OneDrive cloud storage service to Amazon's Kindle Fire phones and tablets.


PSA: Amazon Appstore giving 30 premium Android apps away for free

The two-day sale makes many excellent games, reference tools, and other paid apps available for free.

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Google Wallet vs. Amazon Wallet: Which mobile payment app deserves to manage your money?

Amazon is preparing to do battle with Google for smartphone wallet app supremacy.

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Amazon Fire Phone review: Give this Fire time to grow

Amazon's superfans will love it already, but in a few more iterations, it could make Amazon superfans of us all.


Fire Phone: Our first 5 days with Amazon's smartphone

Amazon's first foray into smartphones brings some interesting features to the table, but frequently stumbles over the small stuff.

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Amazon adds more free music for Prime subscribers

Amazon's subscription service gets "hundreds of thousands" more songs to choose from at no extra charge.

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