Amazon doesn't really need Black Friday to run a deal, the online retail giant is always having offers, especially for mobile apps (really, every Android users should get Amazon's Store for this reason alone). However, when Black Friday does come around Amazon goes suitably deal crazy, and 2015 will be no different judging by these announced offers.
Retail giant Amazon is apparently going to update its tablet lineup with a 10-inch model, which will be the company's largest slate so far.
Some Wednesday afternoon advice... you should consider buying an Amazon Fire Phone. Ok, before you laugh we want to say we mean it, you should get this handset, which admittedly was one of the greatest tech flops in history. A disaster of epic proportions, Amazon's first smartphone was not a failure because it sucked, so as it is now only $130 (with some incentives too) we just think it is worth a look a year on from its release.
Last week we wrote a guide on how to download the Amazon Appstore to your Android device to use as a third party accompaniment to the Google Play Store. The reason to have Amazon's offering is because the company often has stellar deals and giveaways that are simply not found on GP, just like this new sales bonanza where the online retail giant is giving away multiple high end apps.
Android is the top smartphone (and indeed tablet) operating system in the world in terms of market share. Like Apple's iOS App Store, the Google Play Store offers a dizzying array of applications and games, giving users huge choice and enhancing their experience. However, there are actually alternatives, or should we say potent accompaniments to the Google Play Store, and the Amazon Appstore is the chief example.
I have said numerous times before that it is worth downloading the Amazon App Store for Android as a companion to the Google Play Store. Sure, there are no exclusive titles on there, but every so often Amazon has a blockbuster sale that simply makes its App Store worthwhile, even for Android users. The retail giant is back again with another of those bonanza sales.
While deciding our awards there was usually an argument in the office as there are admittedly multiple worthy candidates in each category. However, when deciding the Failure of the Year there was hushed silence, followed by an almost instant outpouring of the same answer... the Amazon Fire Phone.
We told you yesterday that the Amazon AppStore was worth downloading to your Android device because the company has a load of sales throughout the year. Yesterday the company slashed the price on a number of apps and it was a one day deal. If you missed out Amazon has you covered for the next two days because the sale has been extended until January 2nd.
Amazon's AppStore is growing by huge amounts, and while it has nothing exclusive, it is really worth downloading it to your Android device as a companion to the Google Play Store. Not least because Amazon just keeps having sales, price reductions, and giveaways. Just a week after a free $220 amount of apps were made available, Amazon is back with a new deal.
Most people deserve a second chance, but in the tech industry you don't always get one. Luckily for Amazon, it is a huge company that does not make its money from hardware, so that means the company can afford to have another stab at the Fire Phone.