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Amazon Fire OS 6 brings Android 7.1 Nougat to its 2017 Fire tablets (Update: maybe not)

Amazon’s Fire tablets run a custom version of Android called Fire OS… and while the company releases small software updates from time to time, it’s rare for one of Amazon’s budget tablets to get a major OS bump. But that’s just what happened recently. When the 7th-gen Amazon Fire, Fire HD 8 and Fire HD […]

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Amazon’s new Fire TV will ship with Fire OS 6.0 (based on Android Nougat)

Amazon’s Fire devices run a custom version of Android called Fire OS, and pretty much every Fire tablet and Fire TV device available right now runs Fire OS 5.x, which is based on Android 5.1 or Android 6.0, depending on the version. But when the new 2017 edition of the Amazon Fire TV ships in […]