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August 17, 2017

Rita Auta

 

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In this interview, Albert and Ian share their motivations behind creating their popular games, including the latest, QuizTix: Animal Pics, and how both Amazon Appstore and Amazon Fire TV have featured heavily in its success so far.

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July 06, 2017

Murtaza Gaadiwala

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The Fire TV home screen now features a new row called “Recommended By Your Apps.” This row shows content recommendations from your app, promoting deeper engagement and loyalty for your apps by showcasing your content to users who have an active interest in your material.

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May 16, 2017

Tess Selim

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Today we’re excited to announce that the new Element Electronics 4K Ultra HD Smart TV – Amazon Fire TV Edition is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com, starting at $449.99.

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March 21, 2017

Tanisha

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Last December, we began rolling out a brand new user interface for Fire TV that puts your content front and center for customers. Customer reaction to the new UI has been overwhelmingly positive, and we continue to innovate to bring new ways to drive deeper engagement with your apps and games.

In an upcoming release, the Fire TV home screen will have a new row called “Recommended By Your Apps.” This row will show content recommendations that your app sends, assuming the customer has your app installed and opened it at least once. Recommendations on the Fire TV home screen will promote deeper engagement and loyalty for your apps.

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February 22, 2017

Mario Viviani

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In our upcoming webinar, Build and Test Web-based Apps for TV using Amazon Web App Starter Kit, Amazon Technology Evangelist, Mario Viviani will share how easy it is to deploy a fully fledged TV app on Fire TV using WASK.  

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February 21, 2017

Mario Viviani

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Today we are excited to announce that the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, the most powerful streaming media stick available, is coming to the UK and Germany. The next generation Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote will also be available in Japan this April.

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February 17, 2017

Rita Auta

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Terrestrial TV broadcaster STV shares how they created STV Player for Fire TV, the challenges they faced, and what the future holds.

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February 16, 2017

Rita Auta

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The media landscape has undergone momentous changes since The Economist first rolled off the printing presses in 1843. This weekly newspaper has had a web presence for ten years, but recently direct competitors and social networks have begun to vie for a slice of their readers’ time. The Economist had to react.

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January 31, 2017

Becky Young

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Late last year, Amazon announced an over-the-air (OTA) update that brings support for standard Android notifications to Fire TV. To help developers make the most of this new update, we sat down with our Developer Evangelists to compile a list of our top tips for developing a well-planned push notification strategy. The result is our newest eBook: Best Practices for Push Notifications.

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January 06, 2017

Tanisha

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Amazon is excited to announce our newest Fire TV experience, with Alexa Voice Remote, designed specifically for smart TVs. Amazon Fire TV Edition elevates the smart TV experience by integrating the Fire TV experience directly into a new range of hardware from Seiki, Westinghouse and Element Electronics. The new smart TVs will help increase the reach of your apps by introducing them to a new host of customers, in the living room. If you are already developing for Fire TV your apps should automatically work on the new Amazon Fire TV Edition, for those interested in submitting to Fire TV, please take a look at our documentation.

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