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This article was published on August 1, 2013

BBC Sport releases a Kindle Fire app, and improves customization in the Android and iOS version

BBC Sport releases a Kindle Fire app, and improves customization in the Android and iOS version
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First iOS, then Android and now the BBC has launched its sports app for Kindle Fire devices.

The new Fire-optimized app is available in the UK Amazon Appstore only for now, but as with its other apps it will be rolling out internationally in the coming weeks.

Given that the Kindle Fire uses a forked version of Android, it’s perhaps no surprise that it has introduced a version for Amazon’s tablet, as it will have been fairly straight forward to tweak the existing Android app.

As for features, well, the Kindle Fire app pretty much serves up an identical offering to that of the other incarnation, and includes news, live scores, video and more.

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To coincide with the latest launch, the BBC has also updated its Android and iOS sports app, with more sports added to the index – including athletics, boxing, cycling and snooker – and users can now add football teams, sports and countries to their ‘Quick Links’ section.

You can grab the BBC Sport app for Kindle Fire now.

BBC Sport | Kindle Fire

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