Cyber Monday is upon us and, naturally, so are last minute sales and discounts. Coming close to the end is Amazon who is now offering its brand new 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX with a substantial $50 discount.
The Moto G has many smartphone customers excited. For those stepping up from a feature phone, the Moto G brings an attractive price point without the need for a contract. It also packs a good enough battery to last the day, and specs that won’t disappoint for those who are just looking for something else.
If you’re doing a little online app shopping this Black Friday, the Play Store and Amazon App Store have some great deals for you. Both portals have tons of content at a discounted rate, and even offering some free content. The App Store is concentrating on offering discounted games, while the Play Store has a better variety.
The retail availability of the Pebble smartwatch has been expanding over time. And as of today, it looks like the smartwatch has arrived with yet another retailer. The latest is Amazon and they have the watch available in two colors and as a Prime eligible item.
With Google Wallet cards arriving to consumers this week (we got ours last night), Visa has attacked on the other side. Introducing V.me, Visa is set to offer an online payment solution to rival the likes of Google, Amazon, and PayPal. The service recently launched in parts of Europe, and offers a secure way to pay for goods online.
If you’re looking to make a few purchases this holiday season, but shipping costs have you down, Amazon has you covered. An update to their Android app today now gives eligible users a free 30-day trial of Prime. The Amazon membership gives participants free two-day shipping on many items, as well as access to a treasure trove of movies via the Amazon app for media streaming devices like Roku.
Amazon has updated their Android Appstore to reflect their recent OS changes, bringing the darker theme and Mojito UI in. It still doesn’t follow the newer Android UI or design standards, but that’s not the point for Amazon. Like the rest of what they use Android for, Amazon has made it their own.
It is probably a testament to Android 4.4 improved resource management, not to mention the Android community's dedication, when the latest and greatest Android version is successfully ported to much older devices. Such is the case of the very first Amazon Kindle Fire tablet announced back in 2011, which can now run Android 4.4 KitKat.
Amazon has announced an update for the Kindle Fire HD and HDX. This update will have those models jumping to Fire OS 3.1, but perhaps more important for the end user, this update means some new features and new support. Specifically, this update is brining Goodreads integration, Second Screen, enterprise and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) support and more.
The new Amazon WorkSpaces was quietly introduced yesterday to little fanfare. Essentially, it’s a virtual machine for an existing for existing environments. Users can access their stuff via the Amazon cloud, and work remotely. It’s a very sneaky B2B service, and one that could garner Amazon a lot of enterprise customers.