Amazon May Finally Release Color Kindle E-Reader Thanks to Latest Acquisition

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Amazon has confirmed that it had acquired the Liquavista business from Samsung, a move that could potentially allow the Internet retailer to finally launch an affordable color e-ink Kindle e-reader in due time. Samsung had not done much with Liquavista since it had acquired the company; it was rumored that color e-ink displays based on […]

Amazon Launches Coins Virtual Currency For Buying Kindle Fire Apps

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Today Amazon launched Amazon Coins, its virtual currency for Kindle Fire users, and to celebrate, it’s giving $5 worth of coins to users for free. Amazon Coins is a new virtual currency that Amazon hopes users will use in place of other payments methods for all the apps and games in the Amazon Appstore. Users […]

New Amazon App Syncs iPhone Photos To Amazon Cloud

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The new Amazon Cloud Drive Photos gives iPhone users yet another way to sync their photos to the cloud, this time to Amazon Cloud Drive. The new app lets user automatically upload all of the photos they take on their iPhone to Amazon Cloud Drive, where they’re safe and secure, just like Dropbox and other […]

Amazon Reportedly Developing Smartphone with 3D Screen Tech

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Amazon may be developing a smartphone that features a display that utilizes 3D technology in addition to a set-top box. According to reports from the Wall Street Journal, this new smartphone and set-top box would be only two of an entire line of consumer electronics aimed at expanding the company’s reach outside of its Kindle […]

Kindle Fire HD Deal Drops Price to $179

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Amazon has lowered the price of a new Kindle Fire HD by $20 in celebration of Mother’s Day. The cheaper pricing is available only at Amazon’s website, and requires the use of the Fire4Mom coupon code at checkout. This coupon code will only work for users looking to purchase the Kindle Fire HD with a […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Deals Hit Amazon

The Verizon Galaxy S4 will likely come to Amazon as well.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is finally on sale in the United States through several carriers and despite being on shelves for just a few days, the highly anticipated device has already seen its price slashed at retailers like Amazon where the device is being offered with fairly deep discounts. We’ve already seen the Samsung Galaxy […]

Amazon Reportedly Building Kindle TV to take on Apple TV, Roku

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Amazon is reportedly working on a set-top box under the Kindle brand to compete with the Apple TV and Roku. A Bloomberg report claims that Amazon will release a set-top box, which the publication dubs the “Kindle TV” sometime this fall. The device would integrate Amazon Instant Video and Amazon Prime Instant Video, giving users […]

HTC One: When and Where to Buy the HTC One

The HTC One is now available in the U.S.

To mark the availability of HTC’s new flagship, the HTC One, we’ve compiled a list of the best offers and places for users to get their hands on the device in the United States. AT&T users can pick up the HTC One in 32GB and 64GB capacities for $199 and $299, with a two-year service […]

Amazon Reportedly Buys Siri Competitor Evi

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A report from TechCrunch claims that Amazon recently purchased Evi, a Siri-like service that works on both Android and iOS. Evi uses Nuance voice recognition technology in combination with the True Knowledge natural language search engine to give iOS and Android users voice search. Like Siri, the app can answer questions and help users find […]

Amazon Cuts the Price of 7″ Kindle Fire HD to $229

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Amazon is slashing the price of its 32GB 7” Kindle Fire HD tablet by $20. The pricing change, which happened sometime this morning, makes the 7” 32GB edition of the Kindle Fire HD with Special Offers $229 instantly on Amazon’s website. The change in price could indicate that Amazon wants to put even more downward sales […]

Amazon Reportedly Working on 4.7-inch Kindle Smartphone

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New rumors say Amazon will release a Kindle smartphone sometime this year with a 4.7-inch display. Citing “supply chain sources” DigiTimes notes that Amazon’s smartphone may come out sometime during the second quarter of 2013. The rumor would place the smartphone’s release sometime between April 1 and June 30, 2013. Amazon may miss that window, […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HD Gets IMDB Based X-Ray Info with TV Shows

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When Amazon introduced the Kindle Fire HD they also announced a new feature called X-Ray, which grabs information about movies watched on a Kindle Fire HD from IMDB. Amazon purchased IMDB, a website that shows a vast amount of information about movies and TV shows: cast and crew names, past movies they’ve worked on and […]

Amazon Reportedly Working on $99 7-inch Kindle Fire HD

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TechCrunch claims Amazon may introduce a $99 7-inch Kindle Fire HD later this year, making it the cheapest Kindle Fire tablet yet. The rumored $99 Kindle Fire HD would have a 7-inch 1280×800 display, like the current 7-inch Kindle Fire HD. The tablet will use a TI processor like the rest of the Kindle Fire lineup, […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Price Slashed

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Today Amazon lowered the price of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9, bringing the base model of the down to $269. The 16GB Wi-Fi only model of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 now costs $269 instead of $299, saving new buyers $30 on Amazon’s larger tablet. The same price drop brings the 32GB Wi-Fi only model […]

Apple, Amazon Pave Way for Digital Garage Sale

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The problem with owning digital media today, such as copies of TV shows, movies, e-books, and music through services like Amazon and iTunes, is that you cannot transfer ownership of your content to someone if you want to clean house. Thanks to two recent, but separate, patents filed by Apple and Amazon, this could all […]

Is Amazon Planning to Put Kindle in Your Car?

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When Ford developed AppLink and introduced it in the 2011 Ford Fiesta they touted the API and developer platform allowing people to create apps that would integrate into the vehicle. Recently Amazon announced support for its Cloud Music Player with AppLink. People for years have been listening to Audible (owned by Amazon) audiobooks in their […]

Google May Focus on E-Commerce Rather Than Stores for Retail Strategy

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After denying rumors that it would be building retail stores similar to those operated by Apple and Microsoft, it appears that Google may be gunning instead for Amazon with a new e-commerce strategy. The Internet search giant is now speculated to be partnering with physical retailers with promises for same-day delivery to take on Amazon’s […]

Mobile Drives Apple to #1 Most Admired Company, Beats Samsung & Google

Apple's mobile lineup helps Apple maintain the #1 spot.

Apple is once again the most admired company in the world according to the annual Fortune ranking. This marks the sixth year Apple took the number one spot, beating out competitors such as Google, Amazon and Samsung. The Fortune ranking comes from a list of 1,400 companies which are narrowed down based on criteria ranging […]

Amazon Instant Video Adds Justified, The Shield, HGTV and Food Network

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Amazon recently added a number of TV shows to its Amazon Instant Video and Prime Instant video, including shows such as Justified, The Shield and Iron Chef America. Earlier this week Amazon announced it acquired exclusive streaming rights for the FX TV shows Justified, which included both past and future seasons. As part of the […]