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Corcoran releases Android app in Amazon Appstore

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New York City-based real estate brokerage The Corcoran Group has released the first real estate application in Amazon.com's new Android app store, the brokerage announced. The app includes the ability to search homes for sale or rent in New York City, the Hamptons and South Florida. Users can filter listings by price range, bedrooms, bathrooms and keywords; see property details and full-screen photos; and contact an agent directly from the app. The app was first available for download on Amazon July 18, 2011. The online retail company first launched the Amazon Appstore for Android in March. That same month, Apple filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Amazon for use of the term "App Store." The company filed a similar lawsuit in Germany; Amazon has subsequently decided to stop accepting new application submissions in that country, according to PC Magazine. Amazon also launched an app store for Mac software downloads in May. Contact Inm...