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Kindle Fire Hd News & Analysis

Amazon Updates Fire OS to 3.1, Announces Cloud Streaming Games


Kindle Fire users can update their tablets. Amazon is bringing a major refresh to the device's operating system that offers improved management of books, newspapers, magazines and apps.

Also added is Goodreads support, allowing users to find and discuss recommended books, plus second screen support for PlayStation consoles and Samsung TVs to bring video on the big screen.

But the most disruptive news from the giant today comes in the form of AppStream, a new service that allows intensive games or apps to play on any device. This, in time, could threaten premium hardware sales and games console launches.

Amazon Gets Talkative With Ivona Text-to-Speech Acquisition

ivona_logo_2013.jpg The latest company to invest in voice, Amazon already uses Ivona's technology in its Kindle Fire audio reader, but will look to challenge Siri and Samsung's S Voice in future products by acquiring the Polish company. 

As Black Friday Sets Records, Here Comes Cyber Monday

 With over $1 billion spent online by Black Friday stay-at-home shoppers, expect Cyber Monday to be just as busy as the deals keep on coming. With mobile-based purchases booming, what are the best and worst e-tailer shopping experiences you've seen?

Apple's Black Friday Sale Goes Live

 applelogo.pngThose looking for an iPad or MacBook bargain had better get their clicking-fingers ready, as Apple Stores around the world reboot for the company's Thanksgiving sale. 

Amazon's 8.9-Inch Kindle Fire HD Shipping Today

HD8angle_thumb.jpg Taking on the both the iPad mini and the full-size version, Amazon's foray into the world of larger tablets is now available from the company's online store boasting a 1920x1200 resolution display. 



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