Amazon Fire Phone vs iPhone 5s: What You Need to Know

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Amazon announced its new Fire Phone today, which looks to enter the saturated mobile market that’s already full of top-of-the-line flagship devices, including the iPhone 5s. The Amazon Fire Phone is a 4.7-inch smartphone that compliments the company’s current line of Kindle Fire tablets and it uses the same Fire OS and ecosystem that lets […]

How to Use Immersion Reading on Kindle Fire Tablets

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One of the benefits of the marriage between Amazon and Audible.com is the ability to have both text and audio versions of books on your device and to use them almost interchangeably between the two using Amazon’s Whispersync for Voice technology to keep the two versions in sync. Amazon bought Audible.com in January, 2008. In […]

Amazon Smartphone Release to Hit AT&T First

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Amazon is expected to announce its highly-anticipated 3D smartphone tomorrow, and while we don’t know much about the rumored device so far, it’s said that it will arrive on AT&T as an exclusive. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon’s upcoming smartphone will arrive on AT&T only, but no word as far as whether […]

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Quit Spotify for Amazon Prime Music

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Amazon surprised the music listening world with an announcement of a new feature in their Amazon Prime subscription called Amazon Prime Music, but it’s not nearly as good as the more popular Spotify or Google Play Music. Since Amazon Prime Music’s not quite ready to compete with the other services, we recommend that music lovers […]

Amazon Fire TV & Fire HDX Bundle Perfect for Father’s Day

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There are just two days left until Father’s Day and Amazon is tempting potential buyers of its Kindle Fire line of Android devices with a bundle that may be too good to pass up. As of right now, Amazon shoppers can purchase a Kindle Fire TV and a Kindle Fire HDX bundle  for just $249.99. […]

Amazon Prime Music Arrives to Take on Spotify

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Amazon has launched its own music streaming service that looks to take on the likes of Spotify, Rdio and even the new Beats Music, which is now owned by Apple. Amazon Prime Music is baked right into the company’s Prime memberships, so if you already have a membership to Amazon Prime, you get access to […]

Father’s Day Gifts: 10 Gadgets Dad Will Love

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Instead of ties, socks or sweaters for Father’s Day this year, consider getting Dad a gift that will really make him smile. Here’s a list of Father’s Day gifts we’d want to receive instead, including accessories for phones or tablets, a couple of tablets and even some ideas for getting dad exactly what he wants. Bluetooth […]

Amazon 3D Smartphone Launch Confirmed for June 18th?

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It now appears as if Amazon really is poised to launch the Amazon 3D Smartphone like previous rumors said it would. Today, Amazon began allowing absolutely anyone to apply for invites for a launch event that’ll be taking place on June 18th. Amazon first posted a link to the sign ups page on its Twitter account […]

Kindle Paperwhite 2014 Rumors Continue as Possible Release Passes

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The Kindle Paperwhite 2014 release is rumored to deliver a better reading experience with a  new design, higher resolution display, new fonts and more. Although Amazon is not talking about the Paperwhite 3, there are a small collection of rumors that fill in some of the blanks for people waiting for a new Kindle Paperwhite […]

Amazon 3D Smartphone Image Leaks

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The Amazon smartphone has been the subject of much curiosity ever since the Wall St. Journal and the Boy Genius Report first started providing leaked information about the rumored device several weeks ago. That curiosity continues today with yet another published report from BGR claiming to have the first image of what the Amazon smartphone […]

Amazon Fire TV v. Roku 3: Which One Should I Buy?

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The Amazon Fire TV brings the simple Amazon-focused interface of the Kindle Fire to the big screen. We decided to compare the Fire TV with the Roku 3, another popular set-top box that streams video to a TV from the Internet. We already took a look at the Amazon Fire TV’s gaming options to see how it works as […]

Amazon Prime Data A New Way of Selling Smartphones?

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Amazon is all over the news lately with all sorts of new products and services. One bit of news that is catching the eye of many a mobile geek is word that Amazon is planning to announce its own smartphone this summer aiming for a fall release. The Boy Genius Report (BGR) has been breaking […]

Apple TV Siri Support in the Works to Take On Fire TV Voice Search

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The Apple TV may be adding support for Siri in a future hardware refresh, thanks to some code found in the software development kit of iOS 7.1, first spotted by Pierre Blazquez. The file that the code was found in deals with Assistant, which is Apple’s internal name for Siri. The UIDeviceFamily array in the code […]

Amazon To Bring HBO Content to Instant Video

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Amazon is making some big news in streaming video news this morning. Amazon announced that it has struck a deals with HBO to bring some that network’s older programming to Prime Instant Video, making it available for streaming. Those looking for newer HBO programming like Game of Thrones or Silicon Valley won’t find it included […]

Using the Kindle for Samsung App

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Yesterday Samsung announced a partnership with Amazon to bring a Samsung branded version of the Kindle App to its lineup of Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Along with a new App featuring the word Samsung on the Kindle logo, the announcement also featured a new free book offer called Samsung Book Deals for customers who use […]

Samsung and Amazon Create Partnership for Kindle Books

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This is an interesting partnership that on the one hand seems unnecessary, and on the other makes much marketing sense when trying to feature something unique in a crowded smartphone market. (Even though you could be accused of helping to create that crowd.) Samsung announced today that it has created a partnership with bookseller Amazon […]

Amazon Now Syncs Kindle Docs in the Cloud & Adds Free Storage

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Interesting news for Kindle device and Kindle App users arrived from Amazon via email this morning. Amazon is now making document syncing between devices using Amazon Cloud Drive easier. Users don’t have to do anything different but they will now see documents they have previously stored in Amazon’s cloud in a new Send-To-Kindle folder. In […]

Amazon 3D Smartphone Details Begin to Surface

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Boy Genius Report is running with an exclusive that reveals more details on the upcoming Amazon 3D smartphone that we reported on a few days ago. The report includes pictures of a prototype of the new device in an enclosure, and also reveals some potentially interesting details about the device. Keep in mind that these […]

Amazon Updates iOS Photos App, Makes Photos Easier to View on Fire TV

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What’s our Cloud mantra that we keep repeating? Everyone wants your content in their Cloud. One of those content categories that every user seems to enjoy, and every Cloud service competes to have is photos. And that’s because everyone is taking photos on their mobile devices in record numbers. Apple, Google, Microsoft, Flickr, Dropbox, and others […]