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Jimmy McGee · Jan 17, 2015

Say ‘Hello Alexa’ to Amazon Echo – XDA TV

For whatever reason, Amazon appears to be continually trying to disrupt the Android and Google services relationship. They want a piece of that action. From the Kindle tablets to the failed Fire Phone, Amazon is certainly running up against Google. Of course, it could be said that Amazon is an idea company in the same way that Google is. And if their engineers come up with something Jeff Bezo thinks is valuable, they will try it in the market. The latest...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 20, 2014

Surprise! Android 4.4.4 Released! Nvidia SHIELD Giveaway Winners Announced! Amazon Fire Phone Unveiled and Forums Added – XDA Developer TV

In a surprise move, Android 4.4.4 has been released to most current gen Nexus devices! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is ART being slated to replace Dalvik and Paranoid Android 4.4 RC2! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for...

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Will Verduzco · Jun 18, 2014

Amazon Fire Phone Unveiled, Forums Added

For some time now, we've heard rumors suggesting that Amazon was planning on releasing an Android-based smartphone. After many months of rumors, leaks, and hints, we finally have Amazon's entry into the smartphone world. Earlier today, Amazon officially unveiled the Amazon Fire Phone, which will make its way to consumer hands on July 25, starting at $199 on-contract. From the outset, Amazon worked hard to differentiate the Fire Phone from the sea of other Android smartphones. It hopes to accomplish this goal with the help of...

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