Amazon has released the latest operating system for Kindle Fire tablets. The Fire OS 3.0 “Mojito,” brings native Android app compatibility and supports HTML5 apps. It also adds in-app purchasing to Kindle apps.
Here is more from the press release: “Fire OS is built from the Android open source kernel and runtime libraries and is consistently tested for Android app compatibility. Amazon also offers developers an integrated ecosystem for building, monetizing and marketing their apps and games for Fire OS, which results in better customer engagement.”
“Fire OS lets developers offer their Android apps on Kindle Fire with little to no work,” stated Mike George, Vice President, Amazon Appstore. “Developers can integrate services like Whispersync for Games, GameCircle, In-App Purchasing, and Amazon’s Mobile Associates into their apps to take advantage of the Amazon Appstore’s increased monetization and customer engagement.”