Amazon app pulled from Google Playstore

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by bmxracer, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. bmxracer macrumors member

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  2. AustinIllini macrumors demi-god

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    You're half right, IMHO. It will hurt Amazon, but it's because no one cares enough to side load amazon apps.
     
  3. bmxracer thread starter macrumors member

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    Some people probably still will for their free app of the day.
     
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    Amazon app store needed sideloading since its release. It has been only integrated since 3 months ago but this outcome was very clear because Play policies
     
  6. hallux macrumors 68020

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    Shows how much I pay attention. I've just always used the side-loaded app store from Amazon, never realized they tried adding it to the main app.
     
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    I honestly never even knew it was on the play store. I side loaded it from the amazon site day #1
     
  8. DeathTheKid macrumors member

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    Yet, they allow Kindle when they have Play Books or Amazon Cloud Player when they have Play Music.
     
  9. chrf097 macrumors 68040

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    That's different - those apps don't install other apps requesting device permissions.
     

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