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Amazon sees Fire TV content tripling since launch

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If you’ve been considering an Amazon Fire TV then you might now give extra consideration toward pulling the trigger. According to Amazon, the content available for the device has tripled since its launch six months ago. Thanks to partnerships from the likes of Spotify, PBS, NFL, A&R, and Lifetime there is an increasingly larger selection of shows, music, games, and other forms of media.

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Amazon posts $544 million operating loss in Q3, takes $170 million write-down on Fire Phone

Amazon just announced its Q3 2014 earnings, showing the largest operating loss in company history of $ 544 million for the quarter. That’s dramatically higher than the $ 25 million operating loss of Q3 2013, despite the fact that net sales were up 20 percent to $ 20.58 billion this quarter. Operating cash flow was also up for the quarter at $ 5.71 billion, but that still is in the shadow of such a large loss.  [Read More…]

Amazon offering up to 80% off select apps and games

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Looking to pick up some new games or apps for your Android? Be sure to check out Amazon’s current promotion which sees the retailer shaving up to 80% off of select titles. Be it in the form of up-front discounts or in-app purchases, there are 47 apps listed under the Appstore Halloween Deals.

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Amazon Fire TV goes on sale in the UK for £79

Amazon has commenced selling the Fire TV in the UK. The streaming box will set purchasers back by £79, granting access to not only Prime Instant Video, but also iPlayer, Netflix and content from other broadcasters. All that’s required is a stable internet connection and you’re good to go.

République stealth-action game lands on Amazon App Store, Google Play

It looks like Camouflaj’s stealth-action game République is now available on the Amazon App Store and on Google’s Play Store. The game is listed at $ 4.99 on both stores, but Amazon is running a promotion on the title bringing down the price to just $ 1.99. République is set against the Internet age where users will explore the perils of government surveillance.

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Nexus 9 accessories up for pre-order on Amazon, shipping November 3

Amazon has HTC’s Keyboard Folio and Magic Stand accessories for the Nexus 9 up for pre-oder, with a launch date of November 3. The keyboard accessory is available for $ 129.99, while the flip cover will set you back $ 39.99. Amazon’s pricing is similar to what is being offered by Google on the Play Store.

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Want a Nexus Player from Amazon? How about a nice Fire TV instead?

Jeff Bezos didn’t get rich by being dumb. Smart move from Amazon.

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Nexus 9 available for pre-order on Amazon

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Despite the Nexus 9 being available for pre-order today officially through the Google Play Store, Amazon have pulled the trigger early and the Nexus 9 has been available to order since yesterday.

With the Nexus 9 still not actually available for pre-order through the Google Play Store, it seems Amazon is the only place you can put your order in for the new tablet.

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NBA 2K15 dribbles onto Amazon

2K’s official NBA game launched today on Android, but for the time being it’s going to be exclusively available for Amazon devices. NBA 2K15 offers substantially improved graphics while playing on the basketball court, and a new MyCareer mode that has players work through a storyline by doing stuff like answering questions at press conferences and training their custom-made character. The soundtrack is curated by Pharrell Williams, which should keep gameplay moving nicely.

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Nexus 9 goes up for pre-order on Amazon a day early, $399 and shipping Nov. 3

We knew the Nexus 9 would go up for pre-order starting tomorrow, but it seems Amazon has pushed the button early and opened up pre-orders today at $ 399. That’ll get you the Wifi model with 16GB of storage in either black or white, and you bump up to 32GB of storage for a total of $ 479. That of course leads the LTE model and “sand” color options yet to be released, at least on  [Read More…]