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The Fire Phone was initially priced at $199 on contract. Image: Amazon

The Fire Phone was initially priced at $199 on contract. Image: Amazon

There are a number of reasons why the Fire Phone was destined to be a flop, but perhaps the biggest was its price tag. At $199 on a two-year contract when it first made its debut, the device was as expensive as the Galaxy S5, even though its specifications weren’t as good.

Now Amazon’s senior vice president of devices has conceded that the retail giant made a mistake with Fire Phone pricing.

The Moto 360 in Champagne. Photos: Amazon

The Moto 360 in Champagne. Photos: Amazon

New Moto 360 color options are on the way, and we already know what they look like, thanks to Amazon. The retail giant prematurely listed a new Champagne-colored device and a cognac leather strap, which it said would start shipping next month before the listings were later pulled.

djay 2 is awesome — even on a Moto G. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

djay 2 is awesome — even on a Moto G. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Algoriddim’s awesome djay 2 app has long been one of the biggest and most successful music apps on iOS, rarely dropping out of the category’s top 10 paid charts. And today, for the first time ever, you can finally get it on Android, with all of the incredible features that has made djay 2 so successful on iPhone and iPad.

Nexus Player. Photo: Google

Nexus Player. Photo: Google

If you added a Nexus Player to your Christmas list following its official unveiling earlier this month, you might as well cross it off if you live outside of the U.S. Sources familiar with Google’s plans say the device won’t be showing its face in other parts of the world until it arrives in Europe in early 2015.

Fire TV Stick is available to pre-order now. Photo: Amazon

Fire TV Stick is available to pre-order now. Photo: Amazon

Amazon is looking to build upon the success of Fire TV with a new $39 Fire TV Stick that is taking on the Google Chromecast. It’s more powerful than rival devices, and it supports a vast selection of streaming services — including Amazon’s own Prime Instant Video. And for two days only, Prime subscribers can get there’s for just $19.

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