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Initial post: Nov 7, 2011 3:14:23 PM PST
Will the Fire be running Android OS? If so, I'm assuming you can get droid apps on the fire? My main concern would be that I could run my netflix app on the fire for my kids. I'm having a hard time discerning between all the tablets out there and one of my top requirements is that I can at the very least watch netflix on it and even better would be hulu and hulu+. Any advice/help is greatly appreciated!

Posted on Nov 7, 2011 3:22:02 PM PST
Only apps from the Amazon appstore are supported. Netflix is not one of them, yet, but Amazon has said that they are working with Netflix to get one.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2011 3:22:16 PM PST
Dragi Raos says:
As far as I understand, Fire runs a private Amazon's fork of not quite recent version of Android.

Posted on Nov 7, 2011 3:23:16 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 7, 2011 3:24:07 PM PST
YepIt'sBecky says:
It's forked version of android 2.3.4.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2011 3:26:14 PM PST
I wonder if they'll update it in the future? I don't like the idea of not running the newest Os.

Posted on Dec 6, 2011 2:59:06 PM PST
Brian5s says:
Anything but Ice Cream Sandwich is horrible. I hope they update the OS.
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