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Fire TV

The Fire TV streaming-media box is an impressive living room debut for Amazon, with standout features like voice search, gaming, and superfast video streaming, but it falls short of being an elite streamer -- at least for now.

April 3, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 3, 2014
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Amazon Fire Phone

Despite its daring aspirations and 3D-like party tricks, the brave, new Fire Phone's lack of Google services will alienate anyone who expects the flexibility of a modern Android phone.

July 22, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating July 22, 2014
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Fire Game Controller

Get ready for living-room gaming, Amazon-style: a new controller aims to bring games to the big screen with Fire TV.

April 2, 2014

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013)

The 2013 Kindle Fire HD works perfectly as an e-reader with a few extra tablet features, but users looking to take full advantage of Amazon's ecosystem should pay more for the Fire HDX.

November 1, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating November 1, 2013
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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

Armed with a powerful processor and Amazon's exhaustive content library, the Kindle Fire HDX delivers incredible value for its price, especially for Amazon Prime members.

October 1, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 1, 2013
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Amazon Kindle (2012)

The $69 Amazon Kindle is an excellent no-frills e-book reader for anyone who’s willing to forgo a built-in light or a touch screen.

November 13, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 13, 2012
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Amazon Kindle Fire (2012)

The Kindle Fire (2012) takes it up a notch in value, but is tethered to the same design oversights of the original.

September 27, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 27, 2012
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Why doesn't Amazon sell iPhones?

Amazon sells virtually everything, but it has never offered the newest iPhones on its site, a testament to the complicated relationship it has with Apple.

By September 14, 2014

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Amazon Fire Phone: Was $200, now just 99 cents

Now that's discount pricing: Amazon slashes the price of its debut smartphone to just a dollar, or 1/200th of what it had cost on a two-year plan.

By September 8, 2014

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Amazon Fire TV alights in UK, Germany, putting heat on streaming rivals

The e-commerce giant takes its streaming-media box beyond the US for €99 in Germany and £79 in the UK, expanding competition with companies like Roku, Apple, and Google.

By September 3, 2014