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Amazon Fire Phone’s latest update was just for bugfixes

For the two brave souls who asked, the 3.5.2 update for the Amazon Fire Phone was just bugfixes. Nothing in the changelog about buyer’s remorse at all.

Source: Amazon Thanks, DiVirus and Scott!

Nexus 9 32 GB (Black) available for pre-order on Amazon UK

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Nexus 9 32 GB (Black)

Google announced a new round of Nexus devices a few weeks ago, including the Nexus 9. When the Nexus 9 went on pre-order, it sold out rather quickly (not surprisingly). It seems that Google and HTC are on top of it though.

Those who missed the first round of pre-orders for the Nexus 9 32 GB (Black) in the UK  [Read More…]

Amazon offering $115 in apps and games for free this weekend only

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Amazon, as they are often wont to do, is giving away a bunch of apps and games for Halloween weekend. Today sees the online retailer offering upwards of $ 115 in content via its Amazon Appstore. The best part is, of course, it’s not an all-or-nothing deal, you can pick up only what you want. But, with apps such as Plex, World of Goo, Endomondo  [Read More…]

Champagne Moto 360 and other metal band editions appear on Amazon

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The Moto 360 has long been the most sought after android wear watch with its combination of the traditional round watch face, the edge to edge display and an overall elegant design next to which all other available smartwatches, yes even the G Watch R, look like cheap sport watches.

Motorola upped the ante tonight by quietly releasing a new champagne colored Moto 360 with a  [Read More…]

Amazon folds Appstore into standard Android app

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Amazon is doing everything they can to make their mark in the mobile market. Their unsuccessful Fire Phone most likely showed them they needed a new strategy, and that is provide the content they’ve worked hard to build to other platforms. So they have quietly placed their mobile app store in the Android Amazon app.

App Store within Amazon app

While you’ve always been able to  [Read More…]

Amazon goes after Chromecast with new $39 Fire TV Stick

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Amazon on Monday got the week started off by introducing a device which puts the Chromecast squarely in its sights. Called the Fire TV Stick, it’s a $ 39 unit that plugs into your TV and provides for playing of music, video,games, and more.

Rather powerful for such a small device, the Fire TV Stick features a dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, and 8GB of storage.  [Read More…]

Nexus 9 delivery delayed in the UK until December by Amazon

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We recently reported that sources were speculating that the Nexus 6 wouldn’t be hitting the UK until at least December, and now it seems that the Nexus 9 is getting the same delay.

It seems that some users are reporting that Amazon UK are sending out emails stating their Nexus 9 orders have been delayed until at least December. The reason Amazon are giving is  [Read More…]

Amazon update lets you purchase digital content from within flagship app

Amazon is now letting users browse and purchase digital content from its flagship Android app, which sees the addition of categories like “Apps & Games” within the list of departments.

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…]