In Denial, Amazon May Have Confirmed Kindle Phone

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After it was reported that the Internet retailer is working on its own smartphone and could revolutionize the mobile industry by offering its Kindle-based phone for free even without requiring users to sign up for a typical two-year contract, Amazon has denied that a free phone is in the works. The retailer’s denial may be […]

Can Amazon Succeed Where Google, Apple Failed in Transforming Mobility?

After transforming tablet computing, Amazon could turn business models for wireless mobility on its head with a rumored Kindle Phone offering.

Amazon has long been rumored to be eyeing the smartphone market after having launched its Kindle Fire tablet based on a forked version of Google’s Android operating system, and now there is chatter that Amazon is looking to do what no others before it have even attempted. The move by Amazon to introduce the Kindle […]

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 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 Smartphone Reportedly In Progress at Foxconn

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Foxconn recently started production of a smartphone for Amazon for release sometime in 2013 according to a CENS report. According to the report Foxconn recently started manufacturing the device, and will likely ship as many as five million units of the Amazon smartphone within 2013. The phone itself will likely release either in the second […]