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Firefox 38: new UI, Lollipop support, Ruby annotation

The Mozilla Firefox browser continues to be one of the more popular options, whether it's the desktop or mobile versions. The newest update to the Android version brings a few changes, most of them visual, as well as a few minor but important features that will make browsing on your smartphone or tablet a little bit easier. And with a lot of websites now having optimized mobile versions (with some even making mobile a priority), it's crucial that browsers give users a better experience.

Amazon’s Fire Phone gets an update, KitKat features included

It’s been a while since we’ve heard about Amazon’s Fire Phone – the online company’s cheaper and proprietary take on an Android phone. We know that the Fire Phone launched with a Fire OS version that was based on Android 4.2. Now we’re getting a belated update to Fire OS 4.6.1, and with it comes a slew of KitKat features, giving us the implied picture that this is indeed the Android Kitkat update for the Fire Phone.

Game of Thrones Ascent now on Amazon App Store for Kindle Fire

If you're a huge fan of Game of Thrones (either the books or the TV show or both) and you have a Kindle Fire, you must have been extremely frustrated when the new game Game of Thrones: Ascent was released a few weeks ago on the Google Play Store. But now, your patience will be justly rewarded as the game is also now available on the Amazon Appstore. Finally, you will be able to explore Westeros and pledge your loyalty to one of the houses!

Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, now have X-Ray for Instant Video

"It's that guy again! Wasn't he on...uhm...what was that show again?" Normally, when you watch a movie or show and this situation comes up, you pause the video (if you're on demand or on video streaming), get your phone or tablet, then try to search for specific terms that would eventually lead you to who that actor is. But it will take you a few minutes, maybe hours. Now if you have an Amazon device and Amazon Instant Video, it will just take you a few seconds.

Chainfire ups beta of Flashfire, makes flashing that much easier

Everybody who tweaks their Android OS, or ones who use custom ROMs, know the risk, effort and hassle it takes to flash files to make your OS just so. Samsung and Nexus users will be familiar with ODIN, and maybe even Mobile ODIN, which you would use heavily in flashing these tweaks into your phone. Well, Chainfire is working on a simpler solution – an app called FlashFire, which will basically handle the flashing of these files in a simpler way.

League of Angels – Fire Raiders hands-on

Android is not bereft of games spanning almost all genres thinkable, and some unthinkable ones. Perhaps, there might even be too much for comfort. Some of them have their origins right here on the mobile platform but others hearken back from the days when Facebook was the name of the game, quite literally. League of Angels - Fire Raiders is one of those one hit wonders on the social network that is now trying its hand at a smartphone version. But does it have the right ingredients to bring that success to mobile as well? Read on to find out.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Fire Test: Sacrifice for Science

Drop test. Front, back, and side drop tests. Speed test? Too easy. A water test? Phone can survive that one. How about an extreme bend test? Nerve-wracking. Curious geeks will never be done trying out their phones to know if the likes of Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge. YouTube will be filled with people who are bored who would like to do several and extreme durability tests. The latest of which is this stress test that includes a FIRE TEST.

Prepare to fire up your photos with Olympus Air A01

We've already talked about how mobile photography has grown leaps and bounds the past years, with the introduction of various apps and accessories to help you take professional-looking quality pictures with just your smartphone. Now if what what you're looking for is a great price, portability and ease of use, then you might not want to read the rest of this piece. But if you're looking for something that may be a bit bulky but will give you excellent photo and/or video quality, then take a look at the Olympus Air A01 camera module.

Fire TV, Fire TV Stick update: Bluetooth, hotel WiFi, more storage

Amazon's entries into the streaming market, the Fire TV and the Fire TV Stick are getting significant changes with their latest updates, but don't worry, it's all for the better. It might even convince those who have been skeptical, to actually get one (or even both!) of these devices, The update comes with Bluetooth headset pairing, easier connectivity to hotel WiFi when traveling, and expanded storage so you can view more movies, shows, and play more games on your devices.

uBlock update now brings Firefox support

As long as companies still believe in the power of old-school online display advertising (irregardless if they seem spammy or something), getting rid of those pesky ads on your browser and free apps will always be a struggle. Luckily, there are some adblocker apps out there that can help you out. uBlock is one of them, and the latest update to the browser extension brings support to Firefox for mobile, as well as support for additional languages.
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