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Amazon Fire Phone games put Dynamic Perspective to work

The Fire Phone's fancy Dynamic Perspective feature may have left some scratching their heads trying to make sense of its utility and practicality, but it is a control system that is just begging to be used in games. It isn't surprising, then, to hear that Amazon Game Studios has two new games in store that takes advantage of this head-tilting mechanism to put a literal twist to some conventional themes.

FireChat update adds off-grid chatting between Android and iOS

FireChat first arrived back in April. The app came courtesy of Open Garden and served as a method of chatting off-the-grid. FireChat uses Open Garden's mesh networking technology which means users can chat from device to device without any Internet connection. But while that all sounded good -- there was an initial limitation that may have kept some from joining the off-grid message party.

Firefox OS dongle may just be Mozilla’s Chromecast-killer

There has been a lot of mixed reaction on Google’s Chromecast streaming stick, which allows certain Chrome and mobile apps to stream video to a TV screen – mainly because it is so selective in which apps and devices are able to use it. But Mozilla, the longtime browser rival of Google, may be working on a streaming device project as well, or at least allowing the use of Firefox OS, as seen in a tweet of a prototype device.

Amazon Fire Phone: All you need to know

Now that the Fire Phone event is all wrapped up, what have we learned? We're getting a phone with a different look, but not a true 3D effect. Prime is involved, even moreso than the Kindle Fire tablets. If you’re looking for a one-stop destination for all your Fire Phone info, we’ve got you covered.

What’s Firefly? A quick rundown of a neat Fire Phone feature

Firefly was rolled out today, and Amazon is banking on it to tie you into their ecosystem even more than you are already. Firefly is simple enough, but also worth discussion. Just what is Firefly, and why should you care? We give a quick rundown of what Firefly is, and what it’s about.

Here’s your Amazon Fire Phone, everyone

At the Amazon event today, we got exactly what we bargained for: a smartphone, which Amazon calls the Fire Phone. The device will tie directly into Prime, too. Specs aren’t bad either, and we’ve confirmed the SoC that will power the device as well!
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