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The Moto 360 is a bargain at $179. Photo: Motorola

The Moto 360 is a bargain at $179. Photo: Motorola

If you’re an Android user, you likely have no interest in pre-ordering the Apple Watch today, but perhaps you’ll be interested in a Moto 360 instead. Thanks to Amazon, you can now get one of the prettiest Android Wear watches on the market for just $179.

Razer's Forge TV is coming next month. Photo: Razer

Razer’s Forge TV is coming next month. Photo: Razer

Amazon has begun taking pre-orders for Razer’s promising¬†new Forge TV ahead of a¬†launch on May 1. The set-top box that doubles as a console is priced at $149, and its official gamepad is included at no extra cost.

Amazon Fire TV just got better, for free. Photo: Amazon

Amazon Fire TV just got better, for free. Photo: Amazon

Apple is trying to make Apple TV more appealing than ever with a lower price tag and HBO Now exclusivity, but Amazon announced today that it’s bringing new features to its set top box too, and they won’t cost customers a cent.

Expandable USB storage, private listening via for wireless headphones, and hotel Wi-Fi support are being added to Amazon’s TV devices. The new features will rollout to customers over the coming weeks as a free, over-the-air software update for the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.

The list of new features includes the following:

Amazon is planning Prime for apps. Photo: Techcrunch

Amazon is planning Prime for apps. Photo: Techcrunch

Amazon is preparing a new app service for Android. It’s called Unlocked, and think of it as free Amazon Prime for apps. But there’s a catch. Apps that are given freely can also be taken away again.

Firefly on the Fire Phone. Photo: Amazon

Firefly on the Fire Phone. Photo: Amazon

Amazon’s Firefly feature from the Fire Phone, which identifies real-world objects and information, is coming to the retail giant’s more successful Fire HD tablets in an over-the-air software update that begins its rollout today.

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