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Amazon tunes Android for Fire TV video streaming

Amazon’s fork of Android – known as Fire OS (the “Mojito” version, to be precise) - is what powers the new video streaming hardware Amazon Fire TV.

It’s Amazon’s first attempt at TV hardware, supporting 720p and 1080p output, and it runs on a quad-core Qualcomm Krait 300…

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Amazon amends Amazon Coin for Android

In-game purchases are a major element of the modern gaming world – an alternative source of revenue, and less of a barrier to entry than app pricing. Why do I mention this? Amazon is extending “Amazon Coin” functionality to all Android devices with the Amazon Appstore installed.

The idea is…

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Amazon smartphone rumours resurrected

The perennial Amazon phone rumours are starting again. David Manners covers the latest reports:

Amazon is now said to have signed a deal with Foxconn to build five million smartphones to be launched next summer, he writes.The word is that the Amazon phone will cost between $100 and $200…

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