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RetroArch comes to Amazon’s Appstore, bringing easy access to emulators on Fire TV

RetroArch is a popular open-source front-end for emulators. If you’re into playing retro games, RetroArch is your one-stop-shop for all your emulating needs. It is itself not an emulator but allows you to add "cores" that act as the backend to emulate several legacy consoles such as the Nintendo DS. It offers a single, consistent...

Get yourself a Fire HD 8 for just $55 and take your entertainment on the go

What kind of tablet you want to buy will depend a lot on what you want to use it for. Some tablets are practically mini-laptops in their right, being able to effortlessly launch productivity apps and even do some light gaming. But these sorts of tablets are expensive, and they don't feel quite right without...

Unofficial LineageOS 17.1 brings Android 10 to the 2018 Amazon Fire HD 8

Amazon's Fire series of tablets may provide a lot of value, but the company cut a lot of corners to achieve those price tags. Take for example the Amazon Fire HD 8 - the 2018 edition was launched with Fire OS 6 (based on Android Nougat!), but the tablet has yet to receive a single...

Amazon Fire Toolbox helps install Google apps, change launchers, and more on Amazon Fire tablets

Amazon's Fire tablets might not give you a true Android experience, but they are enough to satisfy users with basic needs, especially kids. Their dirt-cheap pricing comes at the cost of locked bootloaders, no Google Play certification, and a heavily customized skin (Amazon's Fire OS) that is often based on older Android versions. Fortunately, the...

Amazon bumps the Fire HD 8 specs and adds a Plus model with wireless charging

It's been a while since Amazon released a new version of the Fire HD 8 tablet. This mid-size tablet is one of Amazon's most popular models, but it's going on 2-years old at this point. Today, Amazon announced an upgraded version of the Fire HD 8 and a brand new product in the series called...