Amazon is now extending an invitation to select customers, giving them the opportunity to try out the Fire TV absolutely free for 30-days.
Until tonight at 23:59 PM EST, you can get nine great photography apps from the Amazon Appstore for free. With regular prices ranging from $0.99 to $3.99 (or even $4.99 on the Play Store), these freebies are a nice little gift pack for anyone looking to take nicer shots on their Android devices.
This week in your world of Android: the LG G3 leaked, the Galaxy S5 Prime’s release was pegged for June, Android Silver news broke, Google released new productivity apps, the first image of Amazon’s smartphone leaked, and the verdict in the Apple vs Samsung trial was announced.
These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.
A new render of the Amazon smartphone has appeared, adding even more evidence to the rumor that such a device is about ready to be unveiled to the public.
Amazon is one of those companies that have successfully forked Android into their own ecosystem, particularly with the Kindle Fire line. Intended to be an e-reader and a tablet for consuming digital content, the Kindle Fire ran well with Amazon’s wide offering of e-books, movies and TV shows, as well as apps in the Amazon Appstore. While the Kindle Fire line’s market share is on the decline, Amazon enjoys a healthy revenue stream from the tablet from the sale of digital content. But underneath it all, the tablet is a fairly capable Android device, and many an enthusiast actually bought…
Amazon announced today that it is expanding the Fire TV’s voice search to Hulu, Crackle and Showtime. Netflix is still noticeably absent from the list.
Samsung and Amazon have announced a new collaboration which will see Amazon release a special version of its Kindle app for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. To tempt users to switch, the two companies will also launch Samsung Book Deals, a service that gives away 12 eBooks a year to all Kindle for Samsung users.
Amazon is offering the Verizon version of the Galaxy S5 for just $99 with two-year contract. Unfortunately, you’ll have to wait for Amazon to restock before they send it out.
Today Amazon has a deal of the day that we think you might enjoy. The whole lot of Kingston digital memory is on sale today, with savings of up to 69% on certain items such as the 16GB microSD card.
The rumors about a possible smartphone from Amazon are, if anything, persistent. The WSJ has revived the rumor recently, this time suggesting that Amazon has plans to announce the phone in June and begin shipments in September.