If anyone doubted that Amazon Web Services (s amzn) is fully aboard the mobile applications bandwagon, check out its new Simple Notification Service for Apple(s aapl), Google(s goog) and its own Kindle Fire devices. The company promises that Mobile Push for Amazon Simple Notification Service, or SNS, means devleopers can send notifications to all those platforms using one API.
This is a development that UrbanAirship, a vendor specializing in automating push alerts, will likely be following.
According to Amazon:
“SNS Mobile Push alleviates the need to build and operate one’s own intermediary service, and enables developers to push once, deliver anywhere. This reduces the cost and complexity for developers, as they do not have to integrate and maintain different versions of the same push software for multiple mobile platforms.”
The service is free for up to one million notifications per month and then $0.50 per each additional…
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