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Amazon Fire TV: a few thoughts on the competition

Amazon announced the Fire TV earlier this morning. Initially this seems to be just another set-top box to attach to your television and stream the likes of Netflix and Hulu Plus. Of course, Fire TV also has support for Amazon Instant Video (amongst other services). Some may prefer the Chromecast or Roku Streaming Stick given the dongle form factor, but with the feature set and price tag of the Amazon Fire TV -- it seems this one may be worth considering.

Threes game developer talks rip-offs

Clones and rip-offs of popular games are something we sort of have to deal with on Android. Of course, this isn't an issue exclusive to Android, or the Play Store though. Recently the developer behind Threes took some time to address these "rip-offs" going as far as calling some out by name. In this case, 2048 and 1024.

Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster arrives for SHIELD and MOJO

NAMCO BANDAI has released their latest Android game, Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster. The game is available by way of the Google Play Store and TegraZone, but perhaps more important here -- is the device compatibility. For now this release is for those using an NVIDIA SHIELD or Mad Catz MOJO.

NVIDIA SHIELD update will bring Kit Kat, improve GameStream

The latest update for the NVIDIA SHIELD has been detailed. This update isn't scheduled to arrive until early April, but it is one that should have SHIELD users looking forward to seeing arrive. NVIDIA has said this update will bring the system to Android 4.4.2. While Kit Kat sounds nice, there is so much more involved here including key updates for Gamepad Mapper, TegraZone, and GameStream.

The Android Community Team: what we’re playing

We are introducing a new series of posts this weekend. As you'll see from the title, these will be of the "what we're" style. First up is gaming, which only seemed fitting as the Games Developers Conference just came to a close. Having said that, this series of posts will highlight a new category each week, and you'll be seeing them hit the site on the weekend when news is slow and we have a bit more time for fun and discussion.
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