Amazon rolls out Fire OS 3.1 to select Kindle Fire HD models

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Amazon on Monday confirmed that the latest version of Fire OS (3.1) is now available for select Kindle Fire HD models. Offered as a free over-the-air update, Fire OS 3.1 brings about new features such as Goodreads, Second Screen, and Enterprise (BYOD) support. Additionally, the update includes ...

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Amazon gives Android developers Analytics and A/B Testing services

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Amazon today announced another pair of tools aimed at helping developers create the best mobile app/game experience. Available immediately, both Analytics and A/B Testing services are offered as a free, single SDK. One helps keep an eye on how one experience works against others while the other ...

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Amazon celebrates FAA ruling with 15% discount on Kindle devices

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Amazon simply loves the new FAA decision which allows for the use of portable electronics during take-off and landing. How much so, you ask? Enough to celebrate by discounting their Kindle family of tablets. Effective immediately, Amazon is throwing a one-day promotion of 15% OFF their Kindle ...

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Amazon Appstore Halloween sale sees prices slashed for popular games

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Amazon is offering some really great prices on popular games from developers such as Big Fish Games, G5, 2K Games, Sega and more. Starting yesterday (October 27) and running through this Saturday, November 2, you’ll find titles dropped down to $.99 or cut by more than half. With nearly ...

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Amazon offering six titles as part of Free App promo for October 25

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Amazon is offering six Android apps/games for free today instead of the normal single title. The half dozen is actually a pretty good selection of popular and quality apps, not just a few grabbed from the bargain bin. With a total estimated value of around $24, the six apps also come with a ...

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Amazon’s ‘FireTube’ set-top box could be delayed until 2014

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Amazon’s set-top box could be delayed beyond the 2013 holiday shopping season, reports The Verge. Originally expected to arrive later this fall, the so-called “FireTube” is allegedly a box based on the same forked version of software that’s found in the Kindle Fire ...

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DEALS & STEALS: Belkin 2-Port Car Charger (56% OFF)

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Got a spouse that’s constantly unplugging your Android so they can charge up in the car? Keep the peace and split that vehicle charger port into two separate USB outlets. In other words, buy the Belkin 2-Port Car Charger from Amazon. Featuring two rapid-charge ports, it also works for ...

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Amazon calls upon HTC for first foray into smartphones –report

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Amazon and HTC are fast at work on a family of smartphones, according to a recent Financial Times report. From the oft-cited “sources familiar with the project” comes word that there are alleged to be three devices in the pipeline. One of the models happens to be further along than ...

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Deals & Discounts: Moto X (AT&T) only $99 through Amazon

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Amazon is currently offering the new Motorola flagship smartphone, the Moto X, for only $99.99 with a two-year service agreement through AT&T. We checked for new and existing users and found that both are eligible for that discounted price. While the Moto X isn’t the most powerful ...

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Appstore Developer Select rewards developers who optimize apps for Kindle Fire line

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Amazon on Tuesday announced a new initiative which rewards developers who optimize Android apps for the Kindle Fire line of tablets. Known as the Appstore Developer Select program, incentives include credits in hosting services, tools for better discovery, and premium placement in ...

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Deals & Discounts: Motorola Droid Maxx is $199 through Amazon for new and existing subscribers

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Amazon is currently offering the Motorola DROID MAXX for $199 with a two-year service agreement. Considering that Verizon sells this guy at $299 with the same stipulation, we’re keen on the 33% savings. Who wouldn’t want to save $100 on their next smartphone? By the way, ...

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Amazon ‘Firetube’ may take on Roku, Apple TV

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Chances are good that you’ve heard the speculation of an Amazon phone (or two) and the occasional rumor that they company is prepping a set-top box. Recent trademarks filed by Amazon in the US and Canada for an Amazon Firetube adds fuel to the…well, fire. Word on the street is that ...

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Amazon still readying a pair of smartphones, report says

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Amazon is prepping a pair of Android smartphones, one of which goes by the code name of “Smith”, says TechCrunch. The news matches up with previous reports that the online giant was working on more than one handset. According to their source, the smartphone will reportedly employ a ...

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Amazon introduces Kindle Fire HDX, new Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon today announced a pair of new tablet models for release later this fall in the form of the new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. The specs are right in line with the previous rumors and look to include much faster processors, higher resolution displays, and improved cameras. What we ...

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD only $159 in limited-time sale

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Amazon is offering the Kindle Fire HD for $159 for a limited time, a savings of $40 off the normal asking price. It’s not immediately clear as to how long the deal will run so if you’re on the fence we say pull the trigger as soon as you can afford to buy. We’re curious... Read More