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Briefly: Amazon updates Silk browser, Microsoft rebooting Blake's 7

updated 09:58 am EDT, Thu August 15, 2013

Amazon redesigns Silk web browser with new start page, UI

Amazon has updated the Silk web browser for the Kindle Fire tablet line with a complete overhaul. Users will see a new Just-In-Time tutorial screen pointing out new parts of the user interface, a new start page with "Most Visited" links being more prominent, redesigned tabs, new Bookmarks views, and according to TechCrunch, simpler navigation and quicker access to Reading View.

Microsoft funding Blake's 7 remake, heading to Xbox Live

Microsoft is funding a reboot of cult British sci-fi show Blake's 7, after cable channel SyFy pulled its funding. The BBC series, which originally ran between 1978 and 1981, is said by the Financial Times to be an exclusive for Xbox Live subscribers, and will form part of the company's push for original video content, alongside the Steven Spielberg adaptation of Halo.



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