Amazon Kindle app update includes full-screen viewing for KitKat devices and a few other goodies for everyone else

Using the Amazon Kindle app as your go-to reading application just got a whole lot more useful due to version 4.6′s enhancements. The only addition not available to everyone is immersive full-screen mode as that is a capability that launched with Android 4.4 KitKat. Everything else is fair game and most of it is simplification […]

Amazon Fire TV gets more content

I’m not sure Amazon’s Fire TV is setting the world on “fire,” but Amazon is going to continue to make it more attractive to consumers by adding new content. It already landed Flappy Birds Family over the weekend, an Amazon exclusive. They have backed it up with new additions today. New additions include MLB.TV, WATCH […]

Amazon expands Appstore to 41 new countries and territories around the globe

Amazon has announced that they are expanding their Appstore to reach 41 new international locations, bringing the total number of markets to 236. Amazon has targeted locations in Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia with this latest expansion. Some of the new countries include Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, and Turkey. Amazon indicates apps will […]

Amazon spends $205 on every Fire Phone built

Unlike the Kindle Fire tablets, Amazon’s Fire Phone retails for a fairly high price. It currently runs $199 with a two-year contract and $649 without a contract, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Samsung’s Galaxy S 5, Apple’s iPhone 5S, the HTC One, etc. For a company that thrives on getting customers into its ecosystem, […]