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ummmm I am confused about what the big deal is. Why should amazon pay the developer? The developer got prime placement for their app, amazon doesn't make any money off that. Why does the developer think they should get paid for giving something away for free?
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Surprising and not surprising...everyone is screwing over everyone else nemore..
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I guess it's just lucky for us that this was an experiment, and that we don't make our full time income from selling Android apps, but rather from developing for iOS.
Remind anyone of a previous news thread on why devs prefer developing for iOS?
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The comments at the bottom of the article are the best evar
 
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ummmm I am confused about what the big deal is. Why should amazon pay the developer? The developer got prime placement for their app, amazon doesn't make any money off that. Why does the developer think they should get paid for giving something away for free?
Yes the point is don't agree if you don't want to do it. However it's the way they are going about it is very sneaky.
Besides that no matter how many ways you look at it amazon is still getting the best deal out of it even if they were giving the 20%.
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post #16 of 45
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Originally Posted by PoopaScoopa View Post
Remind anyone of a previous news thread on why devs prefer developing for iOS?
For lazy, cheap developers, yes it is better, because you can make a fart app and people will still pay for that, unlike Android where there are thousands of free fart apps already.

Also, I find your new avatar unworthy of being in the place of the previous one. Please use that one instead.
post #17 of 45
Never bothered with the Amazon app market. Don't really see the point! Google Market is much better, and it turns out, it actually is much better.
    
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post #18 of 45
Yea, I'm pretty sure I'm going to just uninstall Amazon app store and the apps that I got with it (only got a few free ones).

Anything that treats devs this poorly gets a thumbs down by me.
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post #19 of 45
devs fault for putting their app there in the first place? no?

no one is forceing them to list their app on amazon
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post #20 of 45
What the hell is this!!!!! I can't believe amazon would do this.
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