Amazon announces new line of Kindle Fire HD tablets with Fire OS 5

Amazon Fire HD tablets colorsAmazon has finally taken the wraps off their latest Kindle Fire HD tablets, complete with extremely high resolution screens, powerful processors, and aggressive price points. Pretty much what everyone expected, right?

The Fire HD tablets come in two sizes, so you’ll be able to pick up either an 8-inch or 10-inch variant. They both sport full HD screens, quad-core processors, and expandable storage, plus Amazon’s latest Fire OS 5. Read more

Amazon’s $50 Fire tablet is available to pre-order in singles or six-packs

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September is often the month that Amazon reveals new devices, and it’s certainly proving to be the case in 2015. It was only yesterday that Amazon’s rumoured $50 tablet was spotted being put through its paces on GFXBench, and now all of a sudden it’s official and simply called the Fire tablet. It’s priced at just $49.99 and you can even buy it in a six-pack. Join us after the break to see what this $50 Fire tablet has to offer. Read more

Amazon Prime subscribers now get 6 months free access to the The Washington Post


When Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, bought The Washington Post in 2013, many wondered what value the newspaper would bring to the global retailer. Now it seems, we are finding out, with Amazon’s announcement that the Amazon Prime subscription in the US now includes 6 months worth of free, unlimited, access to the Digital Edition of The Washington Post.

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Here is what Amazon’s 10-inch Fire tablet looks like

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We have all heard about Amazon’s plans to release an entry-level Fire tablet. The device, which is said to have a smaller display and $50 price tag, actually appeared on GFXBench earlier. That tablet doesn’t seem to be the only one coming from Amazon this year, though. This morning, Evan Blass shared an image of what is said to be a 10-inch Fire tablet. This would be Amazon’s first time releasing a device with a display larger than 8.9 inches.

Hit the break to see the device.

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GFXBench listing reveals specifications of Amazon’s rumoured $50 tablet


While Amazon recently laid off some of its engineers after the Fire Phone failed to set the world alight, there has been persistent rumours that the global retailer is developing a budget-friendly tablet that could be priced at just $50. Amazon has so far declined to either confirm or deny the existence of such a project, although it has allegedly been spotted being put through its paces on GFXBench under the ‘Amazon KFFOWI’ moniker.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 LTE now receiving Lollipop update


If you’re the proud owner of a Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 LTE, we have some pretty good news for you. Samsung has started distributing the much-anticipated Lollipop update to the slate. The upgrade brings all of the standard changes you’d expect from Android 5.1.1, in addition to a plethora of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations to the tablet.

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Customers are redirected to retail partners as Sony shutters it’s Online Store in Europe

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Europeans looking to purchase products online from the company will have look elsewhere from now on it seems, with Sony having closed its online store in the region. While you can still browse through Sony’s products on the website, selecting a purchasing option will steer you to other online retailers such as Argos, Curry’s and John Lewis in the UK.

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Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 takes just 35 minutes to reach 80 percent charge

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Charging your handset overnight used to be part of our nightly routine, but now? Not so much. Thanks to Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology, we can charge our devices whenever we want, and still have enough juice to make it through the day. And it’s going to get even better because Qualcomm has just announced Quick Charge 3.0 that will allow smartphones to go from being as dead-as-a-doornail to 80 percent charge in just 35 minutes.

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