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Amazon Appstore almost goes live, 48 apps already waiting for HTC EVO


The Amazon Appstore is expected to open its doors for business any day now (most likely on or before March 22nd, when Angry Birds Rio is supposed to be released), but yesterday Frank of managed to sneak in by harmlessly visiting "just for funzies."

The URL redirects to the Amazon homepage now but it previously showed the screenshot you see above (click for larger view), with a horizontal slider showing 4 apps for the HTC EVO and the rest of the Android army at a time. A total of 48 apps were viewable on the site at the time and though clicking on any of them took you right back to the homepage, the listing provided a preview of what's to come. Angry Birds Rio wasn't there, but the Appstore (yes, it's one word) did have a few other titles currently not in the Market like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Force Recon ($2.99) and Highborn ($0.99). Some of the other titles were priced lower than their counterparts in the Market (e.g., Vignette: $2.49 in Appstore, $4.02 in Market).

Here's a list of the apps that were in the Appstore as of yesterday:

  • 3D Spider Walk
  • Aces Solitaire Pack 2
  • Airport Mania: First Flight
  • Akinator
  • Armored Strike Online
  • Audio Tuner
  • BFF Search
  • Brainwave Tuner
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Force Recon
  • Chordbot Pro
  • Diner Dash 2
  • Dungeon Scroll
  • EasyTether
  • Enjoy Sudoku
  • Farm Frenzy
  • Fitness Calculators
  • Flight Frenzy Deluxe
  • Highborn
  • Impossible Level Game
  • Jungian Dream Guide Pro
  • Learn to Play the Acoustic Guitar
  • Mahjong Solitaire
  • Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim
  • Meteor Brick Breaker
  • Moron Test
  • Newsweek Mobile
  • PhotoVault
  • Pre-Teen Assessments
  • Raging Thunder 2
  • Roswell Files: Chapter One
  • Roswell Files: Chapter Two
  • Roswell Files: Chapter Three
  • Scan2PDF Mobile 2.0
  • SetCPU for Root Users
  • Shake to Answer
  • Space War HD
  • Speak For Me
  • Spearfishing Pro
  • SwiftKey Keyboard
  • Text2Speech
  • Tilt Cookies!
  • ToonWarz
  • Vignette
  • Where is the red
  • Wolfram Alpha
  • Zagat To Go

It's obviously unclear as to whether these apps and prices will be accurate when the Amazon Appstore launches, but we should all find out for sure very soon.

[] Thanks, LGMoco!

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Jenn K. Lee

Jenn K. Lee is the founder of Pocketables. She loves gadgets the way most women love shoes and purses. The pieces in her tech wardrobe that go with everything are currently the Samsung Galaxy Note II, Sony Tablet P, and Nexus 7, but there are still a couple of vintage UMPCs/MIDs in the back of her closet.

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