Sunday, July 29, 2012

Amazon Appstore's Free App of the Day, 7/29/2012: So You Think You Know Words Pro has promised to make a paid app free every day in the Amazon Appstore, and today's app is So You Think You Know Words Pro.

So You Think You Know Words Pro is priced at $1.99 in Google Play. It is normally priced at $1.99 in the Amazon Appstore. As we've noted before, there are sometimes differences in pricing and availability between the two marketplaces.

So You Think You Know Words Pro is described as follows:
If you like word games, you’re gonna love So You Think You Know Words! It’s the great new word game that’s truly all about words. Puzzles made by a New York Times Crossword Puzzle builder.

Playing is simple: find three answers for each clue. Take all the time you need – there’s no timer, no scorecard, and no penalty for wrong guesses. Sounds easy, right? Think again! There are some real zingers in there! A little like crossword puzzles, but without those fussy grids.

400 puzzles included in SYTYKW PRO!

Key features: shake to shuffle letters, post to Facebook to get help from your friends, turn on hints if you get stuck.
So You Think You Know Words Pro has a rating of 5.0 stars in Google Play and has 3.9 stars in the Amazon Appstore.

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To be clear, the 5.0 star rating in Google Play comes with only two ratings, overall. There are only 40 ratings in Amazon Appstore, so it's hard to get a good grasp of the overall rating of this app. However, there is also a free version in Google Play that has a 4.0 star rating and 62 ratings overall.

Given that, we'd probably "buy" this and try it while it was free.

There is also a version of So You Think You Know Words Pro in the iOS App Store. It's free, but with in-app purchases. It has a 3-star rating for the current version, and 4-stars overall.

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Those who are considering "buying" a Free Amazon Appstore app might want to consider what it means to developers. opened up the Appstore despite a lawsuit by Apple, which has previously trademarked the term "App Store." Microsoft has filed an appeal against that trademark, saying the term is too generic. has responded to the lawsuit in the same manner.

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