Amazon Doesn’t Mind If You Root Your Kindle Fire Tablet

It looks like Amazon won’t be playing the same cat and mouse game that Apple’s does with its iPad and hackers, who jailbreak the device, as Amazon’s Jon Jenkins, who is the director of Amazon’s Silk browser project has confirmed.

Speaking to PC Mag, Jenkins said that Amazon won’t help hackers root the device, be he also said that they wont go out of their way to stop people rooting the Kindle Fire.

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Rockstar Announces L.A. Noire Complete Edition For PC (video)

If you have been waiting for Rockstar’s ward winning game to L.A. Noire to arrive on PC. You will be pleased to know that this week Rockstar has announced that the L.A. Noire Complete Edition for PC will be arriving in early November.

The L.A. Noire Complete Edition for PC will include all the DLC content which has been released to date and includes the pre-order bonuses DLC early adopters were rewarded with – The Naked City and A Slip of the Tongue. Watch the full 2 minute HD trailer after the jump.

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Amazon Kindle Fire In Action (Video)

Yesterday Amazon announced their first tablet, the Amazon Kindle Fire, which runs on Google’s Android OS with a custom user interface, and features a 7 inch IPS touchscreen display with Gorilla Glass, plus a dual core processor.

The video below give us a good look at the new Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet, along with the UI, some of the apps, plus movies and music, and it certainly looks very interesting from the video.

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Budget N5Zero $99 Android Tablet Unveiled (video)

If you are looking for a budget Android tablet the newly unveiled N5Zero might well be worth a look and is expected to sell to retailers in quanities for around $99 so expect to pay a little more if you are a retail customer.

The N5Zero is equipped with a 5″ TFT capacitive 4 points touch screen with a 800 x 480 resolution and comes supplied running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Its available in a number of storage options from 2GB up to 16GB and is powered by a Rockchip RK2918 Cortex A8 1.2 Ghz processor.

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T-Mobile And Verizon Back Samsung In Apple Patent Cases

Apple and Samsung are both suing each other, in more than twenty separate court cases around the world, and in each one the companies are accusing the other of infringing on various patents related to smartphones and tablets.

Now two of the major mobile operators on the US have spoken out, and have asked the court if they could file documents in support of Samsung, as both companies believe that if Any of Samsung’s Android devices are blocked it could be detrimental to US consumers, their networks and also innovation.

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Soundmatters foxLv2 Platinum $229 Bluetooth Portable Speaker

Soundmatters first unveiled their new high quality foxLv2 Platinum Bluetooth speaker system back in CEDIA earlier this month but has now officially announced they will be arriving in November and will retail for around $229.

Building on the success of their original foxL portable speaker system which was launched back in 2008, Soundmatters have now updated their latest design with a number of new features. Which includes incorporating apt-X circuitry so that when you stream music via Bluetooth from apt-X equipped devices such as Apple computers running Snow Leopard, Lion or compatible Sennheiser dongles you will now experience virtual CD quality sound.

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HTC Explorer Headed To Three UK (Video)

Earlier today HTC announced their new budget Android smartphone, the HTC Explorer, and now it looks like it is headed to UK mobile operator Three, who have put together a video preview of the HTC Explorer which you can see below.

The HTC Explorer features a 3.2 inch HVGA multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels, there is also a 3 megapixel rear camera.

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Apple Fixes 24 Inch Cinema Display, Thunderbolt Mac Flickering Issue

If you have purchased on of Apple’s new Cinema Displays and connected it your new Thunderbolt mac system you might have noticed a little bit of flickering on the display at random times. If you have you will be pleased to know that Apple has been on the case and has now created a fix for the issue.

A new firmware has been created to correct the issue but has not yet been publicly released by Apple so still use a little caution and read the documentation before applying the new firmware. Apple also says that this firmware update may not resolve the flickering issue if a Mini DisplayPort extender cable is used.

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Samsung Stratosphere Full Specifications Leaked

We have already seen some leaked photos of the new Samsung Stratosphere, which is headed to Verizon, and now the guys over at Droid Life have got their hands on the full specifications, it will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features a slide out QWERTY keyboard.

The Samsung Stratosphere is powered by a single core 1GHz, and has 512MB of RAM, plus 4GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot which can take up to 32GB cards and it will come with a 4GB microSD card.

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Amazon Silk Browser Could Move To Other Platforms And Devices In The Future

With the launch of Amazon’s new Silk browser yesterday, its already been thought that Amazon might in the future roll it out to other operating systems such as Windows and Mac. Domain names also registered by Amazon yesterday may also be an indication that they are looking to release their new browser on Android as well, and offer it as a download from the Android Market.

The domains name registration made yesterday by Amazon were spotted by the Fusible website and includes AmazonSilkForWindows.com,  SilkForMac.com and  AmazonSilkForAndroid.com.

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Official Flickr App For Android Released

There are already a number of Flickr friendly Android apps available on the Android Market, and now Yahoo has released the official Flickr App for Android, which is available as a free download from the Android Market.

The official Flickr App for Android comes with a range of features that will let you share your photos on Flickr, plus the app comes with a range of photo filters.

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