GameCircle (Achievements, Leaderboards, Friends and Whispersync
state across devices) - Amazon GameCircle, which is now available to all developers, is a set of highly useful services that make it easier to create more engaging gaming experiences.
The new Kindle Fire, also available for pre-order starting today, comes with all the content, seamless integration with the Amazon Cloud, Whispersync
, and a brilliant 7" touchscreen, as well as with a faster processor for 40% faster performance, twice the memory and longer battery life than the original, first-generation Kindle Fire.
With Whispersync for Voice, customers can continue enjoying books during commutes or any other time their eyes are busy.
The new Kindle Fire also offers all of the new features that are exclusive to the Kindle Fire family--including X-Ray for Movies, X-Ray for Books, Immersion Reading, Whispersync for Voice, Kindle FreeTime and more.
Amazon Instant Video and Prime Instant Video are available to watch on iPad, PC, Mac, Xbox, Playstation 3, Blue-Ray, Roku and hundreds of compatible TVs, and because of Amazon's Whispersync technology, customers never have to worry about losing their place in a movie or TV show.
Amazon's Whispersync technology already enables customers to automatically and seamlessly switch between different devices while reading a Kindle book--all without losing their place.
Whispersync for Voice directly addresses that need," said Donald Katz, Audible Founder and CEO.
Anyone who wants more time to read, or never wants to put a great book down because it's time to drive to work or exercise, will love Whispersync for Voice--it offers our customers the profound gift of more time to read.
Starting today, nearly 15,000 Kindle books and 15,000 Audible audiobooks across a wide array of categories and genres are available for customers to experience using Immersion Reading and Whispersync for Voice.
To use Whispersync for Voice to switch between text and audio using Kindles and their smartphone, customers can download Audible's free mobile app for iPhone and Android phones.
Kindle Fire is the Kindle for movies, TV shows, music, books, magazines, apps, games and web browsing with all the content, free storage in the Amazon Cloud, Whispersync
, Amazon Silk (Amazon's new revolutionary cloud-accelerated web browser), vibrant color touch screen, and powerful dual-core processor.