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Amazon smartphone reportedly exclusive to AT&T

Citing anonymous industry sources, The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon's first smartphone, which is scheduled to be officially unveiled in an event in Seattle tomorrow, will be exclusive to AT&T. Amazon already sells its cellular versions of Kindle tablets on AT&T, so a...
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Amazon Fire Phone hands-on

Amazon created a mobile device that speaks to its customer base perfectly, and the end result is the Fire Phone To the surprise of few, Amazon finally unveiled its first smartphone — dubbed the Fire Phone — today at an event in Seattle. What was surprising, though, are the specifics that...


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Amazon posts $126 million loss despite growing sales and new services

Amazon posts $126 million loss despite sales growth and new services

For its second quarter earnings for the 2014 fiscal year, Amazon is promoting its growth in sales as well as new products and services, but despite the positive outlook the web retailer's earnings paint a different picture. Amazon saw losses widen to $126 million for the quarter, which is quite...

OneNote arrives on Kindle Fire and Fire Phone

Rocking a Kindle Fire or will you soon have a Fire phone? Then you're going to want to check out the new OneNote app that Microsoft just released. OneNote is Microsoft's cloud-based note-taking application and service that syncs your notes across every device you own. It's now available for free...
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Amazon wants you to use Prime Music, bolsters song catalog considerably

Amazon has announced it has added "hundreds of thousands of songs" to its recently launched Prime Music streaming service, along with "hundreds" of new Prime Playlists. The company stated: The newly-added selection includes songs from artists new to the Prime Music catalog, as well as...
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Amazon demands handover of Fire TV website domain

Amazon is swinging their Fire TV trademark at a small fan site, This sort of thing isn't uncommon and not entirely unexpected since the word "Fire" is included on Amazon's list of trademarks, but it's still unfortunate for the site owners, and perhaps a little overzealous on...
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Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited, a new ebook rental service for $9.99 a month

Amazon has today announced a new ebook rental service called Kindle Unlimited. The new service enables consumers to choose from over 600,000 books, listen to thousands of audiobooks from Audible and more for just $9.99 a month. Think of it as a music streaming package, but for books with Amazon...
Amazon's Fire Phone ad highlights Prime, little kids using it like adults

Amazon's Fire Phone ad highlights Prime, little kids using it like adults

As we close in on a week until the Amazon Fire Phone becomes available, Amazon has just released its first 30-second ad for the product. Building on the messaging that was put in the launch event of the Fire Phone, the short ad shows two children using the phone and talking up a few features to...
Amazon's Instant Video app launch said to be 'imminent'

Amazon's Instant Video launch for Android said to be 'imminent'

It looks like Amazon is set to debut its Instant Video app on Android phones outside of the company's Kindle Fire ecosystem. An Amazon spokesperson is said to have confirmed of the app's launch to a broader array of phones running Google's mobile operating system but declined to give specifics as...
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Amazon UK takes £80 off the 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX for limited time

If you've been thinking about snagging a Kindle Fire HDX and you're British, now might be the best opportunity you'll get. Until the very end of today, Wednesday July 16, Amazon UK has the 32GB and 64GB 7-inch HDX available with a whopping £80 price cut. That means the 32GB drops to just £149 –...
FTC going after Amazon for in-app purchases made by kids

FTC going after Amazon for in-app purchases made by kids

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing Amazon over unauthorized in-app purchases. The lawsuit seeks a court order that would require Amazon to refund the parents whose children purchased in-app items without permission from the account holder. This situation is similar to the one that Apple...

Amazon launches a dedicated storefront for wearable devices

Amazon UK has launched a dedicated store that features various wearable devices across categories like activity trackers, smartwatches, smartglasses, wearable cameras and more. With over a 100 different products already listed, Amazon's wearable technology store currently offers the largest...