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Amazon Sees Record Digital Downloads On Christmas

Amazon had the most digital downloads ever on Christmas Day this year. This includes movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, apps and games.

During the holiday season, Amazon’s apps and games sales were up more than 250 percent over the same period last year. While Amazon still has a lot less apps than Apple’s App Store or Google Play, Amazon did almost tripled its selection of apps in 2012.

Amazon reported today that the Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire, Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle have held the top four spots on the company’s worldwide best seller charts since the company introduced these devices at the beginning of the holiday season.

Cyber Monday 2012 was Amazon’s biggest day for Kindle sales around the world ever and the most popular title to send as a Kindle book gift during the holiday season was The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don’t by Nate Silver.

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