Amazon launches Fireside OS 5 dev preview, based mostly totally on Android Lollipop
Amazon continues to be trucking along with its customized-made mannequin of Android — though we’d take into consideration updates are additional focused on the company’s Kindle Fireside tablets and TV hardware, fairly than the disastrous Fireside Phone. Builders can get their arms on a preview mannequin of Fireside OS 5 presently, whereas the last word mannequin is coming later this fall. The model new OS lastly brings Android Lollipop to the company’s models, though you potential won’t see a lot of Google’s interface enhancements beneath Amazon’s pores and pores and skin. The addition of Lollipop additionally must make Fireside OS 5 appropriate with additional Android apps than sooner than. Amazon’s moreover updated its on-line testing service to tell builders if their apps are appropriate with the model new OS in ninety seconds.
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