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Amazon phone could be limited to Prime members

Bloomberg is reporting that those rumored HTC Amazon devices we’ve heard so much about lately may come with heavy strings attached. The news agency is saying that the devices (plural) could be sold to Prime members only. It may sound limiting, but could be a winning strategy for Amazon moving forward.

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 and 8.9 official: Snapdragon 800, starting at $229

When Google announced their new Nexus 7 we knew the folks from Amazon would have something to say about it. Considering they were their biggest competitor last year, we expected something impressive, and now we know all the details on their new tablets. Just announced this evening is the all-new Kindle Fire HDX lineup. Coming in both a 7-inch and 8.9-inch model, with WiFi and 4G LTE options (Verizon included) we have all the details below.

Amazon Kindle smartphone for free rumors denied, at least until 2014

Last week a big rumor hit the web regarding the folks from Amazon finally releasing a Kindle smartphone. The idea behind Amazon making a smartphone wasn't new, but the part about it being free off-contract certainly was a biggie. It was reported that they'd offer it completely free, and use a satellite network instead of standard carriers we're familiar with. Well, that all could be false.

Amazon Kindle smartphone tipped to be free for all, off contract

The speculation around Amazon and their mobile aspirations haven't let up, and ever since the first reports of a Kindle smartphone nearly two years ago we've been waiting to see what they have planned. Well, recently we've been hearing a lot more rumors about Amazon's Kindle smartphone, but this latest one sure takes the cake. Talks of a free device, one that's completely off contract.

Kindle for Android update brings Fire-like carousel display

The latest Kindle for Android app update has come available by way of the Google Play Store. This update has brought the app up to version 4.0.1.3, but perhaps more important than a the new number -- the changes and new features that have been added. This is one of those changes that you will notice immediately upon launch. Just to begin with, Kindle for Android is now sporting a carousel display.

Amazon smartphone rumors fire up with reports of Siri-like app purchase

We've heard our fair share of reports and rumors suggesting the folks from Amazon are planning a smartphone, but they float around for a few days then fade away. After reports in January of Amazon buying IVONA, a speech recognition company, we are back today with something similar. Reports have surfaced claiming Amazon just purchased the popular Siri-like app and company EVI for roughly $26 million.

Amazon patent filing suggests used eBook sales are coming

A recent Amazon patent filing suggests that the company is working on a method that will allow you to sell your used ebook. And while that may seem a bit silly to use the term used in reference to something digital, this could have some perks for those who tend to read a book only once. The catch here, this is simply a patent approval and Amazon has yet to actually announce anything.
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