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Amazon's Fire Phone is now available for $199.99

Amazon's Fire Phone is now available for $199.99

25 July, 2014 | comments (3)

The Amazon Fire Phone is now available for purchase, either from the retailer itself or from AT&T. The price you have to pay is $199.99 if you want to get it through a classic two-year contract arrangement with the carrier. Though if that...

Tags: Amazon, Android, AT&T


Amazon's Fire Phone uses head-tracking for games

Amazon's Fire Phone uses head-tracking for games

21 July, 2014 | comments (11)

Amazon's Fire Phone is packed with a lot of interesting, never-seen-on-a-smartphone-before tech, but the big question was just how the online retail giant was going to utilize all of the phone's new fancy features? Well it looks like Amazon...

Tags: Android, Amazon


Week 25 in review: Galaxy S5 LTE-A and Amazon Fire Phone

Week 25 in review: Galaxy S5 LTE-A and Amazon Fire Phone

21 June, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 25 was rather busy with new products so you are in for a long read. Enjoy! This week was marked by the announcement of...


Amazon unveils the Fire Phone with eye-tracking tech

Amazon unveils the Fire Phone with eye-tracking tech

18 June, 2014 | comments (94)

Building upon its wide expertise in the tablet space, Amazon has unveiled its first smartphone today. So yes, all those rumors were true after all. It's called the Amazon Fire Phone and its main selling points are bound to be Amazon's reach in...

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Amazon phone supposedly getting official today

Amazon phone supposedly getting official today

18 June, 2014 | comments (11)

Update: The event is over now and the Amazon Fire Phone is official. Check out our full scoop. In just a few short hours, Amazon will hold an event during which it's widely believed to be presenting its first smartphone. The image below is...

Tags: Amazon, Rumors


Amazon Appstore coming to BlackBerry OS 10.3

Amazon Appstore coming to BlackBerry OS 10.3

18 June, 2014 | comments (20)

When it becomes available this fall, BlackBerry's OS 10.3 will come with the Amazon Appstore for Android preinstalled. Amazon's offering will sit neatly alongside BlackBerry World, which will continue to serve native apps to fans of the Canadian...


Rumor: The Amazon phone to be AT&T exclusive

Rumor: The Amazon phone to be AT&T exclusive

17 June, 2014 | comments (10)

Tomorrow is the day that Amazon is finally, and hopefully, unveiling its smartphone in Seattle but sadly all it takes is a day to ruin everything. According a report from the Wall Street Journal AT&T will claim exclusivity on the Amazon phone...


Android 4.3 OTA update comes to T-Mobile's Xperia Z

Android 4.3 OTA update comes to T-Mobile's Xperia Z

04 June, 2014 | comments (19)

Firmware update 10.4.C.0.814 has been released for the T-Mobile US Xperia Z, which brings Android 4.3 to the device. Previously the Xperia Z was only stuck on 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, so the slight upgrade is probably a welcome relief to US T-Mobile...


Amazon could launch their phone on June 18th

Amazon could launch their phone on June 18th

04 June, 2014 | comments (7)

There have been talks about Amazon's smartphone for a while now, and it looks like the online retail mega-giant may be releasing their phone this June 18th. How do we know this? Well Amazon has released a rather vague and mysterious invitation for a...


Alleged official image of Amazonís phone emerges

Alleged official image of Amazonís phone emerges

01 May, 2014 | comments (28)

Purported official image of the upcoming Amazon smartphone made an appearance. The image is reportedly the work of graphic designers at Amazon and has been verified as the real deal. At a quick glance, the yet to be annoucned Amazon phone...


Amazonís upcoming smartphone appears in a trio of leaked photos

Amazonís upcoming smartphone appears in a trio of leaked photos

15 April, 2014 | comments (45)

Alleged live photos of Amazonís first smartphone made the rounds online. The images reveal the yet to be announced handset wearing typical for prototype devices, hard enclosure which hides its design. The leaked images show a whopping five...


Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

04 December, 2013 | comments (52)

The sales of Apple's latest tablet, the iPad Air saw a growth of 51% during the past weekend, according to a report from Localytics. The fact that the device has been on sale for just over a month along with Black Friday promotional offers drove the...


Amazon updates its Appstore to version 7

Amazon updates its Appstore to version 7

24 November, 2013 | comments (2)

Amazon is running its alternative Android app store mainly for the benefit of its Kindle Fire tablets, but the Amazon Appstore is available to any Android device. With a recent update, that leapfrogged from version 5 to version 7, the store is now...

Tags: Amazon, Android


HTC will reportedly make a smartphone for Amazon

HTC will reportedly make a smartphone for Amazon

15 October, 2013 | comments (29)

According to a report in The Financial Times, HTC and Amazon are working together on an upcoming smartphone. The article goes further to point that there are three different devices in the works, with one of them being in advanced stage of...


Sprint Galaxy Note II available for $140 now, Galaxy S III for $0.01

Sprint Galaxy Note II available for $140 now, Galaxy S III for $0.01

06 February, 2013 | comments (8)

Amazon has got a treat today for those of you in the US hoping to score a new Galaxy S III or Note II on a bargain price. The catch is Currently the Galaxy Note II can be yours on a two-year Sprint deal for a penny under $140 in either Titanium...


Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

28 January, 2013 | comments (25)

Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note II, is one of the most popular devices currently on the market. The powerful 5.5" phablet normally carries a price tag of $249.99 but right now it is being offered for the way nicer $99.99 by...


Amazon looking to enter the smartphone game, WSJ says

Amazon looking to enter the smartphone game, WSJ says

11 July, 2012 | comments (15)

Amazon, the number one retail site in the world, is apparently looking to move beyond the tablet market. WSJ has it that Amazon is working with various Asian component suppliers to create a new smartphone. The Amazon Kindle Fire, which...


Amazon said to be developing its own smartphone

Amazon said to be developing its own smartphone

06 July, 2012 | comments (28)

Amazon is said to be in the midst of developing its own smartphone, which will compete against the iPhone and the Android smartphones, says Bloomberg. The world's largest online retailer is said to have partnered again with Foxconn to manufacture...


Amazon Wireless drops mobile phone prices to a penny

Amazon Wireless drops mobile phone prices to a penny

22 November, 2011 | comments (20)

Black Friday is just around the corner and the deals are coming in thick and fast. All the major retailers in the US are offering heavy discounts on consumer electronics and Amazon Wireless has just joined in with a very compelling offer of their...