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Taking Your Kindle Fire to the Max by Mark Rollins

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Chapter 9

Apps

It seems like we have always lived in an age where “there's an app for that,” but it really is a pretty recent development. The app market has been booming over the past five years, and iOS along with Android have led the charge.

Having the Kindle Fire capable of apps, especially Android apps, creates a device that can do potentially anything. The end result is a lot of choice in the programs that users want to suit their lifestyles.

When I first heard that the Amazon Appstore for Android wasn't going to be the same as the Android Market for smartphones and other tablets, I have to admit that I, along with many others, was quite disappointed. You see, Android's success has come from it being open source, and apps put on the Android ...

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