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

The Paperwhite 2014 release is missed early Q2, but the features may still be planned for later this year.

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 […]

How to Use 1-Tap Archive on Kindle Fire HDX Tablets

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One of the shopping dilemmas users have when considering a Tablet purchase is to determine the amount of storage they think they will need. Many Tablets can be chosen in capacities ranging from 16GB to 64GB, some have larger options available. Apple’s iPad’s have a 128GB option. Google’s Nexus 7 has 16GB and 32GB models. […]

How to Take a Screenshot on Kindle Fire HDX Tablets

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Not everyone has an overwhelming need to take a screenshot on a mobile device. But it is a function that many like to have. With all of the sharing capabilities being built into smartphone operating systems and photo sharing services, the need to grab something off of your screen to send to a friend or […]

Amazon Eyeing a 3D Smartphone in September

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Amazon has been rumored to be working on a smartphone for some time now. To add a smartphone to its collection of devices, which include Kindle readers, Kindle Tablets and now the new Fire TV, Amazon would have to work hard to distinguish itself and compete in a smartphone market dominated by Apple and Samsung […]

How to Watch HBO Go on Fire TV with Kindle Fire HDX Mirroring

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One of the things we like to do with our small, portable, handheld Tablets is use them to display content that we can view and interact with on our larger screen televisions. Apple made this possible with AirPlay. With AirPlay you can “fling” what’s on your screen to your TV. That works for video content, […]

Kindle Fire Sale: Amazon Tablets Starting at $119 at Best Buy

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Once again, Best Buy has Kindle Fire tablets on sale starting at $119. Buyers can get the entry-level Kindle Fire HD for just $119 for the 8GB model, while the 16GB version is $129. Furthermore, you can also grab the latest Kindle Fire HDX 7″ slate starting at $199 for the 16GB version, with the […]

Amazon Fire TV: Review

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I feel very much the same about Amazon’s new Fire TV as I did about the first edition of Amazon’s Kindle Fire Tablets. There’s potential in this new born, but it hasn’t found its legs yet. Like most infants it is pleasant to look at and celebrate the arrival. But time needs to pass before […]

Amazon Fire TV v. Apple TV: Which Should I Buy?

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Amazon announced and released the Amazon Fire TV on April 2 to compete with other miniature set-top boxes and streaming video devices like the Apple TV, Roku Box, Roku Stick and Google’s Chromecast. The early indications seem promising, thanks to the blend of features, services and apps they will offer with the device. How does the […]