So, a 3D phone — that’s not exactly what we got from the Fire Phone, but we did get a new perspective on displays. By tilting and maneuvering the Fire Phone, we get an entirely new look, and perhaps even details we’re not catching on the screen.
Firefly was rolled out today, and Amazon is banking on it to tie you into their ecosystem even more than you are already. Firefly is simple enough, but also worth discussion. Just what is Firefly, and why should you care? We give a quick rundown of what Firefly is, and what it’s about.
With the Amazon Fire Phone, some neat new features are incoming. Most of them naturally relate to media consumption, which is a strong suit of Amazon’s. Mayday is also on board, so here’s a rundown of all the adjunct, cool stuff you can do with an Amazon Fire Phone.
At the Amazon event today, we got exactly what we bargained for: a smartphone, which Amazon calls the Fire Phone. The device will tie directly into Prime, too. Specs aren’t bad either, and we’ve confirmed the SoC that will power the device as well!
Ready for an Amazon smartphone? We sure are. We’re here in Seattle, waiting to get our first look at whatever it is Amazon has in store for us. While we’re all anticipating a smartphone, it can’t be just hardware, can it?
Using Android apps on a BlackBerry 10 smartphone is about to get a bit easier thanks to Amazon. A newly announced deal between Amazon and BlackBerry will have the Amazon Appstore coming available on BlackBerry 10 smartphones. This is expected to happen "this fall" with the arrival of BlackBerry 10.3.
Many are waiting for the Amazon event coming later in the week, however that didn't stop the company from offering some updated stats on the Mayday support button. More recently though, Amazon has also offered an update on the Appstore. It seems the Amazon Appstore now has nearly a quarter million available apps.
Amazon launched the Mayday Button as another way for the company to offer tech support. The Mayday Button was launched eight months back and as of today, Amazon has returned with some bragging points. The company has said the average response time is less than 10 seconds.
Amazon rumors come in droves, but this is one of those rare times that they do come true, not that we're complaining. After months in the rumor mill, Amazon's Prime Music streaming service is finally unveiled, it is as good as it sounds. At least, if you're an Amazon Prime Member.
Amazon has announced the latest improvement for the Kindle app -- and this time around the update deals with Whispersync and Audible. Basically, this update means you'll now be able to quickly switch from reading a book to listening to a book by tapping a button.