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Old 03-20-2011, 04:00 PM
Jon Westfall
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Default Amazon App Store Comes On Tuesday

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='' target='_blank'></a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"Retail giant Amazon is preparing to launch its own app store on the Android platform on Tuesday, March 22, a trusted source told First leaked in September, Amazon&rsquo;s Android app store will be a curated market, meaning Amazon reviewers will determine which apps are allowed inside, similar to Apple&rsquo;s iTunes App Store. That&rsquo;s a contrast to Google&rsquo;s &ldquo;anything goes&rdquo; policy for apps that appear in the Android Marketplace.</em>"</p><p><img src="" /></p><p>Curated marketplace is an interesting concept for Android, and I'm curious to see if this is flocked to by users looking for "better" apps. Although I suspect survival of the fittest works well in the normal Marketplace. An interesting experiment set to launch by Amazon this week.</p>
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Old 03-20-2011, 11:30 PM
Lee Yuan Sheng
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So, where's that Amazon tablet coming then?
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Old 03-21-2011, 07:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Lee Yuan Sheng View Post
So, where's that Amazon tablet coming then?
I do wonder if they're working on a Kindle Color which, like the Nook Color, is an Android-based tablet. I don't doubt that it would sell well.
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