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Fire TV iFixit teardown reveals massive heatsink

The Amazon Fire TV was announced earlier this week and the folks at iFixit have returned with another teardown. They gave the set-top box a score of 6 out of 10 in terms of repairability, however we suspect there will not be many attempting to fix this $99 media and game player by themselves. Instead these teardowns offer a look that most will likely never see otherwise. They sometimes also reveal some interesting little details.

Amazon Fire TV promo features Gary Busey…talking

Fresh off the Fire TV announcement from earlier this morning, it looks like the first promo video has arrived. This one clocks in at a minute in length and features Gary Busey. More to the point here, the focus of this promo is voice, and well, it has Gary Busey talking to a bunch of household items before finally getting to the Fire TV.

Amazon Fire TV gets an official unveil [Updated]

The Amazon event is still underway, but we now have another streaming set-top box to consider. We are talking about the Amazon Fire TV, which is a device that will attach to your television and allow you to stream from a few services. As one would expect, those services include Amazon Instant Video. Amazon is pushing a few things here, one of which is simplicity.

Amazon streaming service and device could launch soon

Amazon has ben sending invitations out for an event next week, where it’s believed they will debut a set-top box along with a new streaming media service. The device, long rumored to be Amazon’s answer to Roku or the Chroemcast, has been given legs recently with the dicovery of a game controller. The streaming service is a bit different, and not Prime.

Amazon celebrates App Store anniversary in style

Amazon is celebrating the third anniversary of their App Store launch, and have some deals for you. If you use their App Store, some decent apps can be found at some pretty great prices — even free. For those interested in some free apps, Amazon has some pretty good ones for you.

Amazon TV device could be Chromecast-like, stream PC games

A new report suggest Amazon will offer streaming PC titles with their incoming TV device. Further adding intrigue is that it’s said to be a dongle, like the Chromecast or new Roku device. Such a move would put the new device closer to a console than a streaming media stick as we know them to be.
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