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Amazon Instant Video (iOS) Now Offers ‘First Episode Free,’ HBO Content

Amazon Instant Video (iOS) Now Offers ‘First Episode Free,’ HBO Content

Even though Amazon is investing heavily in its Fire platform including new Fire TV and Fire Phone, it still is showing some chops for iOS. Monday's free update brings the latest features of Amazon’s Video service to its iOS apps. Amazon upgraded the iPad and iPhone apps today with all new video playback controls, ...

Amazon Fire Phone

Amazon Fire Phone

Amazon finally unveiled its long-awaited smartphone, the Fire Phone. #epicfail #at&texclusiveareyoukidding #tooheavyandawkward #toolate #seenitbefore #wherearetheapps #shouldhavecalledzuckandaskedfirst #jeffwhatwereyouthinking Built around the Amazon Prime experience, the Fire Phone runs the same heavily tweaked ...

Amazon’s Fire Phone: Everything You Need to Know

Amazon’s Fire Phone: Everything You Need to Know

Amazon’s first smartphone, the Fire Phone, looks like an amazing piece of hardware. You’ll want to play around with it the first chance you get. There are cameras tucked into all four corners of the front of its 4.7-inch screen—not for taking Brady Bunch selfies, but to pull off some fancy “Dynamic Perspective” ...

BlackBerry to Add 200,000 Amazon Appstore Apps Later This Year

BlackBerry to Add 200,000 Amazon Appstore Apps Later This Year

BlackBerry has just announced a deal that will see more than 200,000 Android apps made available for BlackBerry devices via the Amazon App Store when the new version of BlackBerry’s operating system arrives later in the year. According to BlackBerry, popular apps like Groupon and Netflix will be available for direct ...

WSJ: Amazon’s Smartphone Will Be an AT&T Exclusive

WSJ: Amazon’s Smartphone Will Be an AT&T Exclusive

Amazon's upcoming smartphone will be exclusive to AT&T, according to The Wall Street Journal. The e-commerce giant is widely expected to introduce its first ever smartphone at a media event on Wednesday, building on its Kindle Fire line of Android tablets. Amazon already has a relationship with AT&T; the carrier ...

Amazon Appstore Has Tripled in Size in a Year to 240,000 Apps

Amazon Appstore Has Tripled in Size in a Year to 240,000 Apps

Ahead of a press conference this week where Amazon is expected to introduce its first-ever Amazon smartphone, the company is making a point to call out how much its mobile app ecosystem has grown in recent months. According to news released by the company this morning, the Amazon Appstore now has over 240,000 applications ...

Amazon Launches Music Streaming Service ‘Prime Music,’ Free for Prime Customers

Amazon Launches Music Streaming Service ‘Prime Music,’ Free for Prime Customers

Amazon Prime is indeed adding music to the mix. On Thursday, after much speculation, the online retailer is launching a streaming service called Prime Music, at no additional cost for Prime members who pay $99 a year. Those members will automatically gain access to more than one million songs, including what Amazon says are ...

NYT: Amazon’s Music Streaming Service Could Launch This Week

NYT: Amazon’s Music Streaming Service Could Launch This Week

Amazon plans to introduce a limited music streaming feature as early as Thursday, according to several people briefed on its plans. The new feature, which has been rumored in the music industry for months, will give subscribers to Amazon’s Prime service access to thousands of songs free and without interruptions from ...

Amazon Has Stopped Accepting Pre-Orders for Warner Movies

Amazon Has Stopped Accepting Pre-Orders for Warner Movies

The Everything Store is shrinking again. Amazon customers who want to order forthcoming Warner Home Video features, including “The Lego Movie,” “300: Rise of an Empire,” “Winter’s Tale” and “Transcendence,” are finding it impossible to do so. The retailer’s refusal to sell the movies is part of its ...

Report: Amazon to Launch Local Service Marketplace This Year, Help You Hire Babysitters, Handymen and More

Report: Amazon to Launch Local Service Marketplace This Year, Help You Hire Babysitters, Handymen and More

Amazon later this year plans to launch a marketplace for local services, a broad term that encompasses anything from babysitters to handymen, several people familiar with the matter said. Amazon plans to start in one market to test demand and logistics before rolling it out nationwide, mirroring its approach to its grocery ...