The new Amazon Fire Phone has everyone talking with the unveiling of the company’s revolutionary new Firefly component, 3D rendering and tilt gesture control among a few of the features the smartphone sports. The Amazon Fire Phone operating system, Fire OS 3.5 is also a talking point, as it is similar to that which the line of Kindle Fire tablets currently use. The device’s OS is based on the Google Android OS, with Amazon touting it as the latest version of the Fire OS. The company has already introduced a software development kit (SDK) for interested developers, opening the door for a potential of more useful apps on the new OS in the future. So what exactly is the new Amazon Fire Phone operating system all about? Let’s explore.
Today Amazon unveiled its brand new smartphone called the Fire Phone. This brand new smartphone has some amazing new features, and has solid, high end, specs. While some people might not love the fact that this phone is rubber, others may realize how much more durable this will make the phone. A drop will not be a disaster. This new Amazon Fire 3D phone is available for pre-order today and will ship on July 25.
Right now on the market there are four primary streaming media services with everyone comparing the Amazon Fire TV vs. Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku. Each has their own different aspects with some common similarities among several of them. If you’re struggling to decide which one is best for you, never fear. We’ve put together a brief and comprehensive overview of these four devices along with what you get to help you make the most bang for your buck. [Read more…]Amazon Fire TV vs. Apple TV, Roku & Chromecast
The Amazon Fire TV media device is a truly next generation media system which is already hitting a high level of popularity among Amazon customers. Unlike other streaming TV gadgets such as the Chromecast, Roku and Apple TV, the Amazon TV media device may be even more powerful and versatile thanks to voice search and gaming features. You can use the Amazon Fire TV to watch Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, Showtime Anytime, YouTube, WatchESPN and many more app channels, as well as to play games and listen to music. The popularity of the device has become apparent. Since it’s only been out since earlier this month, it’s already ranking as a #1 bestselling item on Amazon and currently out of stock on the site. [Read more…]Amazon Fire TV on Bestseller List, Goes Out of Stock
The Amazon Fire TV is the newest streaming media set top box for your HDTV. This box allows you to enjoy Prime Instant Video, Netflix, Hulu Plus, and many other channels of media content. The device just started arriving to customers in the past few days and Tech Media Source got to unbox and check out the latest Amazon product as well as its features. Before you purchase the new media device read on and see our newest unboxing video to learn more about the gadget’s specs and features. We also recommend author Shelby Johnson’s latest Amazon Fire TV User Manual ebook for those looking to have more insight and understanding into the use of their device. [Read more…]Amazon Fire TV Unboxing & Overview
If you’re ready to consume all of the 2014 NCAA Tournament action throughout the month, the March Madness Live apps are back again for viewers to download. The assortment of 67 games featured for the NCAA basketball tournament will be shown live on television through the channels truTV, TBS, TNT and CBS. However, with many individuals having to work at the office, it’s going to be tough to keep up during some of the days with games going on. While we don’t condone ignoring work, there are feeds available for mobile and online through the NCAA March Madness Live app. These apps work for many iOS and Android devices including iPhone and Samsung Galaxy phones as well as mobile tablets like the iPad or iPad Mini. You can get the NCAA® March Madness® Live – NCAA Digital app at iTunes for the iPhone or iPad tablet, or the March Madness Live app at Amazon for Android devices. [Read more…]2014 March Madness Live Stream Mobile Apps
Amazon has unveiled a brand new limited-time price reduction on several of their popular tablets including the 7-inch and 8-inch 16GB Kindle Fire HDX models, as well as the HD model of the 8-inch tablet. To date, these tablets have well over 12,000 reviews from customers on the site and rank at 4-stars or better. The tablets are also the subject of our guide book by author Shelby Johnson, so we wanted to pass the latest sale info on to interested parties, as we love the Kindle tablets here at Tech Media Source.
Want to get an Android app or game onto your Kindle Fire but can’t figure out how? Sometimes you may find that not every app or game is available on the Kindle Fire tablets. Learning how to side load apps for Kindle Fire HDX and HD tablets can be a useful trick when it comes to getting more out of your device. Follow these steps to side load an app onto your Kindle Fire HD or HDX device, courtesy of author Shelby Johnson in her Kindle Fire HDX & HD Manual. [Read more…]How to Sideload Apps on Kindle Fire HDX & HD Tablets
While Black Friday 2013 isn’t until November 29th, there’s been deals going on like crazy around the internet, including some websites putting big name tech gadgets on sale. The day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, is usually the most intense shopping day of the year. One of the reasons is that retailers usually roll out there best deals of the year on this day, but now they’re doing so even earlier than before. Due to some stores deciding to open up for sales on Thanksgiving Day this year, there are plenty of opportunities to save on your early holiday shopping by picking up deals online. Here we’ll take a look at three of the biggest for online sales with Amazon.com Deals Week, as well as Walmart’s online sale, and the Best Buy online sale for 2013. [Read more…]Top Black Friday 2013 Tech Deals Online Now
Amazon is ready to battle other retailers this Black Friday. They are prepared to go to war and win with their fabulous Black Friday 2013 Deals Week bargains. They have announced that they will be starting Black Friday Deals Week a day earlier than usual this year, beginning on Sunday, November 24. They have also announced that they will be introducing new daily deals- every ten minutes.