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June 23, 2021Mario Viviani
This tutorial will show you how to add touch interactions to Android-based Fire TV apps along with touch-based UX best practices.[Read More]
December 21, 2020Mario Viviani
Amazon Fire TV Stick (3rd Gen) and Fire TV Stick Lite have a new user interface (UI) for improved content discovery and expanded voice navigation with Alexa.[Read More]
November 04, 2020Mario Viviani
We sat down with Germany’s market leader for IPTV, waipu.tv, to learn about their app success with Fire TV and how features like the Video Skills Kit (VSK) for voice control and Live TV Integration adds value for their customers.[Read More]
August 04, 2020Mario Viviani
Your app can send recommendations to users about the content (movies, shows, music, games) that you want them to watch. Recommendations appear on a "Recommended By Your Apps" row on the Fire TV home screen.
In this article we will provide you with a step by step guide for the integrations process.[Read More]
June 26, 2020Mario Viviani
The German Government is temporarily reducing value added tax (VAT) from July 1st until December 31st this year. The German tax rates will change from 19% to 16% (regular VAT rate) and from 7% to 5% (reduced VAT rate). It is the aim of the German Government that retailers pass on the reduction to customers through lowered prices.
While this is not a required action for your published apps on the Amazon Appstore, you may choose to update the List Price of your apps and in-app purchasable items sold in Germany for the duration of the VAT reduction.
Before you apply any changes to the List Price for your apps and in-app purchasable items sold in Germany, please take note of the following:
If you would like to lower the list price for your apps, you can follow the steps below on the Amazon Developer Console:
If you have any additional questions, please contact Amazon Appstore Developer Support.
Amazon Appstore Team
October 14, 2019Mario Viviani
Starting September 2019, new EU regulations require on-line transactions to go through 2-or-more steps Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), also referred to as Strong Customer Authentication (SCA). In this article we’ll see how developers can verify their apps correctly handle MFA.[Read More]
January 22, 2019Mario Viviani
Starting today, it’s even easier to add GameOn to any game created with GameMaker Studio 2 thanks to the Amazon GameOn plugin created by YoYo Games, the maker of GameMaker Studio 2.[Read More]
December 12, 2018Mario Viviani
In the Amazon Developer Podcast, I discuss technologies and trends in the mobile, apps, and games developer world with guest speakers and influencers from all over the world.[Read More]
October 29, 2018Mario Viviani
Learn how to enable in-app voice control by integrating the Android Media Session API.[Read More]
March 27, 2018Mario Viviani
This eBook will guide you through the steps necessary to add IAP to your Android app. Together, we will implement, from scratch, an Android application that uses the Amazon In-App Purchase APIs to allow in-app purchase of a magazine subscription.