Amazon Announces Best of Digital Store

Amazon announced "Best of Digital Store" -- "With millions of customers set to unwrap new Kindles, Kindle Fires and other mobile devices this holiday season, Amazon opens Best of Digital Store, making it even easier for customers to discover great digital content ," the company notes."People everywhere will unwrap mobile devices over the holidays--Kindles, MP3 […]

Amazon announced "Best of Digital Store" -- "With millions of customers set to unwrap new Kindles, Kindle Fires and other mobile devices this holiday season, Amazon opens Best of Digital Store, making it even easier for customers to discover great digital content ," the company notes.

Amazon Best of Digital Store Launches

"People everywhere will unwrap mobile devices over the holidays--Kindles, MP3 players, smart phones and tablets--and as soon as they're out of the box, it's only natural to want to load them up with great digital entertainment," said Craig Pape, Director of Music at Amazon.com.

"Not surprisingly, we see the largest jump in digital product sales on Christmas and during the week following the holiday. With the introduction of Kindle Fire this season, millions more customers will be shopping for new digital content. This year, we're making it easier and more convenient than ever to get all the content they want - along with some hot deals on digital - all in one place."

Amazon says customers who receive a new phone, tablet, PC or Mac for the holidays will also enjoy the suite of Amazon apps, including:

  • Kindle for Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, PC, Mac, BlackBerry, Windows Phone
  • Amazon MP3 app for Android, BlackBerry and Palm
  • Amazon Mobile app for Android, iPad, iPhone, Blackberry and Windows Phone 7
  • Price Check by Amazon app for Android and iPhone
  • Amazon Deals app for iPhone
  • Amazon Windowshop for iPad

Here is a preview of the recommended must-haves in the Best of Digital Store:

Top ten recommended Kindle books:
1. "Steve Jobs" by Walter Issacson
2. "11/22/63" by Stephen King
3. "The Art of Fielding" by Chad Harbach
4. "Daughter of Smoke and Bone" by Laini Taylor
5. "The Circus Ship" by Chris Van Dusen
6. "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?" by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle
7. "A History of the World in 100 Objects" by Neil MacGregor
8. "The Litigators" by John Grisham
9. "Then Again" by Diane Keaton
10. "Watchmen" by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

Top ten recommended magazines:
1. Us Weekly
2. Cosmopolitan
3. Vanity Fair
4. National Geographic
5. O, the Oprah Magazine
6. WIRED
7. Glamour
8. Better Homes & Gardens
9. Reader's Digest
10. Men's Health

Top ten recommended movies:
1. The Social Network
2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
3. Bridesmaids
4. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
5. X-Men: First Class
6. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
7. Crazy Stupid Love
8. You've Got Mail
9. Cars 2
10. The Fighter

Top ten recommended TV shows:
1. Walking Dead
2. Arrested Development
3. Lost
4. Breaking Bad
5. Sons of Anarchy
6. The X Files
7. Sesame Street
8. Glee
9. Parks and Rec
10. Friday Night Dinner

Top ten recommended albums:
1. Florence + the Machine, Ceremonials
2. Mumford & Sons, Sigh No More
3. Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon: Experience Version
4. Adele, 21
5. Bon Iver, Bon Iver
6. Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto
7. Foster the People, Torches
8. Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues
9. Wilco, The Whole Love
10. The Civil Wars, Barton Hollow

Top ten recommended Android apps:

1. ESPN Score Center

2. LinkedIn
3. Quickoffice Pro
4. The Weather Channel for Android
5. EasyTether
6. Exchange by Touchdown
7. Pandora
8. Urbanspoon
9. MapQuest
10. Zillow Real Estate

Top ten recommended Android games:
1. Angry Birds
2. Words with Friends
3. Bejeweled 2
4. Atari's Greatest Hits (Missile Command Free)
5. Asphalt 6: Adrenaline
6. Plants vs. Zombies
7. Top Girl
8. Fruit Ninja
9. Cut the Rope
10. Little Piano

Top ten recommended digital video games:
1. Battlefield 3
2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
3. Deus Ex: Human Revolution
4. Dead Island
5. Saints Row: The Third
6. Dungeon Defenders
7. Magicka
8. Disney Universe
9. Sonic Generations
10. The Sims 3

Top ten recommendations for digital software:
1. Microsoft Office Home & Student 2010
2. Office Mac Home and Student 2011 (Family Pack)
3. TurboTax Deluxe Federal + E-file + State 2011
4. Norton 360 Version 5.0
5. Microsoft Windows 7 Anytime Upgrade (Home Premium to Professional)
6. Quicken Deluxe 2012
7. Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 for Windows
8. Rosetta Stone Spanish (Latin America) Level 1-5 Set for Mac
9. PaintShop Pro X4
10. Anime Studio Debut 8

For complete list, visit Best of Digital Store.