Amazon Fire TV Cube has a Micro USB port for an Ethernet Adapter and an Infrared port

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A reader of Engadget has sent the website the above image of the user manual that came with their Fire TV Ethernet Adapter. Depicted in the updated manual is none other than the Fire TV Cube that was teased by Amazon yesterday through an information signup page. With a clear shot of the ports on the back, there is a lot we can assume about the upcoming Fire TV. Read more ›

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Exclusive: New Amazon Fire and Fire HD 8 tablets expected to be announced this week

They aren’t really much to look at, since once you’ve seen one black rectangle with a screen in the middle, you’ve seen them all, but above are thumbnail images of the new Amazon Fire and Fire HD 8 tablets that are very likely going to be announced as early as tomorrow. These are the new Amazon tablets that passed through FCC approval a couple of weeks ago. Read more ›

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Exclusive: Amazon’s touchscreen ‘Echo Show’ pre-orders start tomorrow for $229.99 and ship June 28

Amazon’s new Echo with a built-in touchscreen, which I uncovered last week, will officially be called the Amazon Echo Show. A tipster just sent me the image shown above with new information about the product. Read more ›

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Exclusive: This is Amazon’s new Echo with a built-in touchscreen

Here is the first look at what Amazon’s upcoming Echo with a built-in touchscreen looks like. I was able to locate this unfortunately low resolution image on Amazon’s servers in a similar manner to how I found what we now know to be the Echo Look. This new member of the Echo lineup is codenamed “Knight” and is expected to be released later this month.

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Amazon leaks their upcoming shopping app for the Fire TV

It would appear that Amazon will be adding a full-fledged shopping app to the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. A nonfunctional version of the upcoming shopping app has just leaked on the Amazon appstore (screenshot). The app description states that “with the Amazon TV app, you will be able to enjoy a lean back shopping experience on the largest screen in your house, using just your Fire TV remote.” Read more ›

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Image of new waterproof Kindle leaks

The above image of a supposed next generation Kindle has just surfaced on a MobileReader forum. The leaker claims to have received the image from a retailer in China and that it is of a future waterproof version of Amazon’s eReader. The edge-to-edge glass front of the device does seem to suggest this could be the first waterproof model. Lord knows Amazon loves showing off their Kindles at the beach and next to a pool in marketing photos, so a waterproof model makes a lot of sense. Read more ›

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Fire TV Stick 2 leak shows more powerful Quad-Core device running Android 5.1

The benchmark results for a mysterious device simply named the “Amazon AFTS“, which just appeared on GFXBench, is very likely the next generation Amazon Fire TV Stick. This possible Fire TV Stick 2 is boasting some impressive horsepower with benchmarking scores surpassing the original Amazon Fire TV box. It’s no surprise because, if the specs listed are accurate, the 2nd generation Fire TV Stick will be packing entirely upgraded components. Read more ›

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Mystery app hints at upcoming release of FreeTime subscription service for Fire TV


FreeTime Unlimited is a content subscription service coming to the Fire TV which gives unlimited access to ebooks, movies, TV shows, educational apps and games aimed at 3-to-8-year-olds. The service was scheduled to arrive on the Fire TV in May and cost $2.99 per child or $6.99 per family (up to six kids) per month for Prime members; $4.99 per child or $9.99 per family per month for non-Prime members. The release date has since been changed from May to “this Spring“. A new app has appeared in the Fire TV app menu, named Buddy & Me (FreeTime Unlimited Edition), hinting at an eminent release of the FreeTime Unlimited service.  Read more ›

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