Category: Amazon


The controller of Amazon’s purported Android-powered gaming console leaks

While we cannot verify the authenticity of the image, the controller for Amazon’s rumoured Android-powered gaming console has leaked, and it looks to be very familiar. The design is akin to Ouya’s controller, though there are a few extra buttons on board, including standard Android navigation keys and what looks like a radioactive etching that



Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 review

In many ways, I’m glad Amazon took its time bringing the Kindle Fire series of tablets Canada. Now in its third generation, Kindle is a brand both mature and distinguished from other Android devices; its Fire OS, though separate from the Play Store universe, boasts the extensive feature set one would expect from a modern



Amazon posting $5 credit for Android app store downloads

Amazon is feeling festive, or is appearing that way in order to convince you to download from its Android app store. The company is running a promo beginning today, December 24th, until December 28th, wherein a download, free or paid, will earn the user a $5 promo credit to his or her account. The credit



Good Deal: Kindle Fire HD on sale for $129 from Amazon Canada

If you’re not looking for the latest and fastest tablet from Amazon, Apple, Samsung et al, you may want to check out today’s discount on the OG Kindle Fire HD. Last year’s model is a little slower and not quite as slick as the new HDX variety, but Amazon has put the 16GB model on



Amazon reportedly working with HTC on up to three smartphones

HTC may be going back to its roots by becoming, once again, the go-to manufacturer for white label smartphones. Before the company was (briefly) the most popular Android manufacturer under its own brand, the Taiwanese OEM created sophisticated touchscreen devices for Compaq and Palm, with the iPAQ and Trio respectively. They also worked with Facebook



Amazon introduces 7- and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablets

Amazon has introduced two new high-resolution tablets today alongside a refreshed version of its Fire OS. The Kindle Fire HDX is a 7-inch slate with a 1920×1200 pixel IPS display, a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16-64GB of internal storage and dual-band WiFi. Battery life promises to be 11-17 hours. The Kindle Fire



Leaked photos of Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD refresh reveal design overhaul

Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Fire refresh is coming soon, and BGR has received some exclusive high-resolution photos of the 7-inch slate. According to the leaked photos, this year’s model will be a significant upgrade, both to the chassis and internal specifications. An inwardly-curving back cover looks to give the impression of thinness, while a simple facade