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Amazon updates Android app, offers free trial of Prime membership

If you’re looking to make a few purchases this holiday season, but shipping costs have you down, Amazon has you covered. An update to their Android app today now gives eligible users a free 30-day trial of Prime. The Amazon membership gives participants free two-day shipping on many items, as well as access to a treasure trove of movies via the Amazon app for media streaming devices like Roku.

Amazon Kindle smartphone coming in June as rumors fire back up

With new rumors floating around the Facebook will be attempting to make another Facebook phone, we're now seeing a few reports surface about the often-rumored Amazon Kindle smartphone. Apparently the phone is real, coming soon, but facing some delays and won't be here as soon as Amazon was hoping. The release date was scheduled for Q2 of this year, but a few issues will see the handset delayed until further notice.