Amazon is giving app makers an early look at the company's next operating system update with the Fire OS 5 Developer Preview.
Amazon will likely launch some new versions of its Fire HD tablets later this year, and it's already preparing for that day with the release of the Fire OS 5 Developer Preview.
Amazon has just announced Sangria, the next version of its mobile operating system Fire OS. Fire OS 4 "Sangria" is based on Android 4.4 KitKat and is launching with the just-announced Fire tablets. The latest OS version brings UI refinements (still focusing on Amazon's content), user profiles, Family Library content sharing and Firefly to all compatible devices.
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 25 Sep 2013 12:53 am
New Kindles will ship with an all new version of the Fire OS
Part of the giant release announcement Amazon made tonight about new Kindle Fires was a nice document about the new version 3 of the Fire OS, code named Mojito. Built atop Android 4.2.2, Mojto offers the same Android app compatibility as previous editions, but has hundreds of new features and low-level platform enhancements. While...