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Amazon smartphone expected to make use of tilt gestures

Images of the still unannounced Amazon smartphone surfaced earlier in the month. Those pics detailed a setup that included a handful of front-facing cameras. But while we were able to see those from the pics, the actual style of the handset was disguised with an exterior casing/shell. Perhaps a bit more important were the details about how those cameras on the front would be used to "track the position of the user’s face and eyes in relation to the phone’s display."

Amazon Fire TV updated, Hulu and Crackle add voice search

Amazon updated their Fire TV today, bringing in additional channels for their lauded voice search feature. We’ll now get the pleasure of using Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime Anytime by singing our commands into Amazon’s remote. The three join VEVO as the services outsid of Amazon to utilize the feature.  

Amazon now saves docs sent to Kindle in their cloud storage

If you’re a fan of sending documents to your Kindle device, Amazon has a trick up their sleeve to coax you into their cloud storage. Any document, text from a website, eBook or the like you send to your Kindle will now be added to a folder in your Amazon Cloud Drive. Maybe the most unique aspect is how Amazon saves your documents.

Report: Amazon phone to launch in September

CNBC is reporting that Amazon does indeed have a smartphone lined up for launch, and will be announcing it this Summer. Via Twitter, they note the device will be announced in June, well ahead of a September release. Further details suggest 3D aspirations, which is something we’ve heard before from Amazon.