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Amazon Prime Instant Video adds content from Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet and more

Amazon Prime Instant Video adds content from Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet and more

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For a while now, Amazon has slowly been adding content partners to their Amazon Prime Instant Video service and the most recent announcement makes way for plenty more. With agreements now in place with Discovery Communications, shows such as Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs, TLC’s Say Yes To The Dress and Animal Planet’s Whale Wars, will all be available for viewing on any device with...

Twitter for Android gets some ICS love, support for the Kindle Fire, Nook Color and Nook Tablet

Twitter for Android gets some ICS love, support for the Kindle Fire, Nook Color and Nook Tablet

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In case you've been wondering when exactly Twitter would get around to optimizing Twitter for Android on ICS devices, we now have an answer for you -- and that is right now! In fact, as noted on the Twitter blog earlier the optimized version of Twitter for Android is now available in the Android Market. In addition to the optimizations, Twitter has also announced support immediately for...

Amazon Kindle Fire Version 6.2.2 update brings manual e-mail setup fixes, full-screen browsing

Amazon Kindle Fire Version 6.2.2 update brings manual e-mail setup fixes, full-screen browsing

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Amazon is pushing out Software Version 6.2.2 for the Kindle Fire over the air, and it's also available for manual installation. Here's what's new: Enhances fluidity and performance. Improves support for manually setting up e-mail providers in the e-mail app Adds full-screen browsing  The upate is currently pushing out over the air. But if you just can't wait, you can also...

Amazon's Q4 2011 earnings call set for Jan. 31 -- will we finally get Kindle Fire numbers?

Amazon's Q4 2011 earnings call set for Jan. 31 -- will we finally get Kindle Fire numbers?

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Amazon has been quick to tell us how popular the Kindle Fire has been the past couple of months, but we've yet to see any real numbers. Perhaps that will change Jan. 31, when the online retailer announces its fourth-quarter 2011 earnings.  What we do know is that the Kindle Fire was Amazon's best selling, most wished for and most gifted device of the the holiday season. So chances are...

Kindle Fire software Version 6.2 now available; update manually or over Wifi

Kindle Fire software Version 6.2 now available; update manually or over Wifi

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Don't blink. If you do, you might miss your Amazon Kindle Fire updating to software Version 6.2. Amazon's not really saying what's new in the update other than "provides improvements to the operation of your Kindle Fire." But know that it does break root, so you'll have to jump through that hoop again (which you should be more than willing to do if you did it once already.) The update's...