Shoppers loved Amazon’s Fire and Fire TV Stick during the holidays

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When you’re selling a tablet for $50, people question the quality of the hardware and software. It wouldn’t be surprising for a tablet that cheap to have an ugly, thick body and laggy software. But Amazon seems to have found an incredible value in the Fire. The $50 price unlocks access to Amazon’s large catalog of content. And it turns out that holiday shopper loved the tablet because Amazon says the Fire was the best-selling, most wished-for, and most gifted item on the company’s site during the holidays.

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NVIDIA shows Android 6.0 Marshmallow running on NVIDIA SHIELD tablet K1

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While most people are patiently waiting and watching for Android 6.0 Marshmallow to be available for their smartphones, not much noise has been generated by tablet owners who no doubt look forward to the sweet update. NVIDIA appears to be ready to become one of the first manufacturers to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow out to their tablets thanks to an update for the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet K1. If NVIDIA gets the update out soon enough, and they should be close based on a video they released yesterday, they should only be trailing Google’s own Nexus line of tablets. Read more