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Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Amazon Prime Instant Video has finally arrived in Google Play, allowing those without Kindle Fire tablets to enjoy on-demand movies and TV shows on their Android-powered smartphones and tablets. The service is available to Prime customers in the U.S., the U.K., and other countries.

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Image: Amazon

Amazon has discounted the Fire Phone to $0.99 on contract just three months after it first went on sale for $199. The move follows lukewarm reviews and a report that revealed less than 35,000 Fire Phones had been sold during its first two months of availability.

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Image: Amazon

UPDATE: The Fire Phone is now available to pre-order on O2.

The Amazon Fire Phone’s exclusivity to the U.S. market will be short-lived with the device set to go on sale in the U.K. later this month, just three months after it first made its debut. It’s expected to be exclusive to O2, and sources say an announcement could be made as early as this week.

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Look at all those sensors! Photo: TK Tech News.

The Motorola Moto X+1 has been pictured again ahead of its official unveiling this week, revealing a number of mysterious sensors positioned around its display. New information on the device also indicates that the Motorola logo on its back will be a shortcut button that users will be able to reprogram to their liking.

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Amazon is quickly learning that 3D gimmicks and a lack of third-party app support aren’t attributes consumers tend to look for in a smartphone, with one report suggesting that the retail giant has sold fewer than 35,000 Fire Phones since the device made its debut back in July.

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