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Amazon Fire Phone gets OS update with new features, better battery life and more

Amazon has released a new OS update for its Fire Phone which adds quite a few new features to the Android-based device, along with some improvements for battery life and more. Here's the change log for the update, which brings the Fire OS version number to 3.5.1 (111009920): Quick Switch -...
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The Amazon Fire Phone is officially available today — here's what you need to know!

It's ... different — but there are still some compelling features in the new Amazon Fire Phone Today, the Amazon Fire Phone is officially on sale. Those who preordered it should already have them in their hands, however, and that includes us. Nobody's expecting the Fire Phone to revolutionize...
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Amazon smartphone reportedly exclusive to AT&T

Citing anonymous industry sources, The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon's first smartphone, which is scheduled to be officially unveiled in an event in Seattle tomorrow, will be exclusive to AT&T. Amazon already sells its cellular versions of Kindle tablets on AT&T, so a...

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Study suggests Amazon has only sold 35,000 Fire Phones since launch

Study suggests Fire Phone sales are not lighting on fire

A new study suggests that Amazon may have sold no more than 35,000 Fire Phones since the smartphone launched this summer. The reasearch cited reasons such as a high $200 price tag that's equivalent to Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S5 and an exclusivity with U.S. carrier AT&T as...
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Report claims Google halted Twitch.tv acquistion talks due to antitrust concerns

A new report claims Google decided to end acquisition talks with the game video streaming service Twitch.tv due to concerns that the deal could generate antitrust investigations from government regulators. On Monday, Amazon and Twitch.tv jointly confirmed that the online retailer will acquire...
Amazon reportedly buying Twitch for over $1 billion

Amazon will reportedly buy Twitch for over $1 billion [Update: It's official]

Update Twitch has now made the official announcement on their acquisition by Amazon via a post from their CEO Emmett Shear. He stated, "We chose Amazon because they believe in our community, they share our values and long-term vision, and they want to help us get there faster. We're keeping most...
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Amazon Fire Phone gets OS update with new features, better battery life and more

Amazon has released a new OS update for its Fire Phone which adds quite a few new features to the Android-based device, along with some improvements for battery life and more. Here's the change log for the update, which brings the Fire OS version number to 3.5.1 (111009920): Quick Switch -...
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Amazon Fire TV is just $84 for a limited time

If you have yet to pull the trigger on Amazon's Fire TV — now is the time. Amazon is offering a $15 discount on their streaming set top box, bringing the price down to just $84 with free shipping. The offer is only good for a limited time (though we're not sure how long) so get in while the...
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Amazon undercuts Square with own mobile card reader

Amazon is taking on Square and PayPal by launching its own mobile card reader, called Amazon Local Register. Announced earlier today, the card reader is available for $10, which is offset by a lack of processing fee for the first $10 worth of transactions. Amazon's mobile card reader will work...
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Microsoft launches OneDrive app for Kindle Fire tablets and Fire Phone

Microsoft had made its OneDrive cloud storage app available for Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets and its new Fire smartphone via its launch in the Amazon Appstore. Microsoft stated: "A couple of weeks ago, our colleagues on the Office team released the OneNote app, which gave Kindle Fire and...
Grab an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX for $130 off on Amazon

Grab an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX for $130 off on Amazon

The 32GB, Wifi-only version of Amazon's 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX is on sale right now for $130 off. The HDX with Special Offers is available for $299, down from it's usual price of $429. Without Special Offers, the device costs $314, down from $444. The Kindle Fire HDX has a 2560x1600 display...
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Amazon Fire TV adds new media apps, including MLB.TV and Disney

Amazon has announced that owners of its Android-based Fire TV set top box can download and enjoy more video content, thanks to the addition of even more media apps, including MLB.TV. Other new media apps that have been released for Fire TV include WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney Jr, Animal...
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Amazon Appstore is giving away 30 paid apps for free

The Amazon Appstore is currently giving away 30 paid apps for free. Consumers with Android hardware will be able to take full advantage of this deal through Amazon's app store today and tomorrow. The 30 apps included mean you could well save over $100 by downloading them all. Here is a list of...

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