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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.

Chainfire announces root access to T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6

Well that was quick. Chainfire, probably considered an Android coding legend at this point in time, has announced that his team has achieved root access to Samsung’s newest flagship, the Galaxy S6. The new flagship smartphone was launched recently at the MWC 2015, and it’s a bit of a surprise – well, the good kind – that root access has been achieved so quickly.

Chainfire’s Recently gives more control to Lollipop recent apps list

When Lollipop became active, there was a big change to the devices “recents” list – which is Android parlance for your “overview” or “multitask” or “recent apps” list, whatever you may call it. Lollipop just lists every app you ever opened in no particular order, which is annoying to some people who need the recents list for effective multitasking. This is where Chainfire’s “Recently” app comes in.

Chainfire updates CF.lumen, now available for non-rooted devices

Anytime you want to change the hue or color tone of your display either for convenience purposes or if you just want to impress your friends – and you can basically be sure that stock Android will not allow you to do this – time to install Chainfire’s “CF.lumen” app. This was once a “root only” app, but now an update has brought a workaround for non-root devices.

Bootloader unlock for Kindle Fire HDX tablet now available

The Kindle Fire HDX Tablet is just one of those tablets, you know – the ones that you love so much for the robust specs but hate so much because of the software embedded in it. In this case it is Amazon’s proprietary Fire OS. Nothing against the concept of tweaked Android stuff, because we love that. It’s just the locked bootloader on the tablet – which means you can’t easily change software – that tick us off.

Amazon Fire TV, Sling TV launch tie-up deal

With video streaming services and TV casting devices slowly becoming a must, and not just a need, among digital enthusiasts, the race is on to become the go-to name when it comes to "non-traditional" ways of watching movies, TV shows, and even playing games as well. Amazon's Fire TV is staking its claim, adding even more services to its growing base, including streaming service Sling TV which is itself already chock-full of features.

Charge 8 devices at once with OctoFire USB hub

With the many gadgets that we bring with us everyday, like smartphones, tablets, external hard drives, ebook readers, cameras, wireless mice (mouse), etc, etc, our computers' or laptops' USB hubs and wall sockets seem to never be enough. A new Kickstarter project called OctoFire 8 Port USB 3.0 hub will solve charging and data transfer problems that normally plague the multi-gadget users, promising to deliver even more than the normal wall charging gives your devices.

Build a fire breathing kingdom with Dragon Mania Legends

Dragons have never really been out of our consciousness, but they've enjoyed a sort of renaissance in pop culture the past years, with the awesome triple threat of dragons in Game of Thrones, then the scary (and mocking) Smaug from The Hobbit movie adaptation. But while those dragons are awe-inspiring, they have nothing on the fierce but adorable ones from Dragonlandia in a new Android game called Dragon Mania Legends.

Alcatel PIXI 3 phones come with Android, Windows, or Firefox

Alcatel OneTouch, the smartphone brand for Hong Kong-based TCL Communications, has announced at CES 2015 their newest innovative offering, the Pixi 3 series. Aside from being colorful and affordable for the masses, this new smartphone line offers something other brands haven't brought (yet): a device that is platform-agnostic and can run on Android, Firefox OS and Windows. It will also be able to give users 4G LTE Connectivity (well, at least 3 out of 4).
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