Amazon Prime Music service quietly goes live ahead of smartphone launch

By on June 12, 2014 at 1:10 PM.

Amazon Prime Music service quietly goes live ahead of smartphone launch

A week ahead its much awaited smartphone launch, Amazon’s Prime Music service has quietly gone live. The e-commerce giant has been reported to have been in talks with music labels for quite some time now in order to launch its music streaming service. More →
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This is the tech behind Amazon’s 3D smartphone UI

By on June 6, 2014 at 5:43 PM.

This is the tech behind Amazon’s 3D smartphone UI

Yesterday Amazon started sending out invites for an event on June 18, where it is widely expected to launch its first smartphone. With two weeks to the event, TechCrunch has revealed just how the smartphone’s much-talked about 3D UI works. More →
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Amazon’s 3D smartphone likely to launch on June 18, here’s what we know so far

By on June 5, 2014 at 1:10 PM.

Amazon’s 3D smartphone likely to launch on June 18, here’s what we know so far

Amazon has posted a YouTube video to tease a major product launch on June 18 at an event in Seattle, hinting towards the launch of its much rumored smartphone. The event will be hosted by Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos, who will most likely unveil the company’s smartphone at the event. More →
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Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader launched in India

By on May 29, 2014 at 4:18 PM.

Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader launched in India

Amazon has launched its Kindle Cloud Reader app in India. It is essentially a reading app that lets you read the books in your Kindle library on a web browser offline and without the need to download or install anything. It is compatible with desktop web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer (version 10 and above), as well as Safari on an Apple iPad. More →
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Karbonn Titanium Hexa priced in India for Rs 16,990, to be exclusively available on Amazon.in

By on May 12, 2014 at 3:23 PM.

Karbonn Titanium Hexa priced in India for Rs 16,990, to be exclusively available on Amazon.in

Karbonn Mobiles has tied up with Amazon India to finally launch the Titanium Hexa smartphone in India. Unveiled in March this year, the Titanium Hexa will be available exclusively on Amazon.in on pre-order starting from May 13 and will go on sale from May 20. The phone is priced at Rs 16,990 and will come with a free Plantronics Bluetooth headset. This is not the first time a smartphone vendor has an exclusive retailing arrangement with an online retailer. Flipkart kickstarted the trend by exclusively retailing the Moto G in India, which was soon followed by a similar arrangement for the Moto X. Tomorrow, Motorola is launching the Moto E in India, which will also be exclusively available on Flipkart. More →
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Amazon smartphone: First clear photo revealed

By on May 2, 2014 at 11:04 AM.

Amazon smartphone: First clear photo revealed

Our colleagues at BGR Classic exclusively revealed the first ever photos of Amazon’s smartphone last month. The device though was covered in a protective case and hence not much was visible. But now, our colleagues have yet again exclusively revealed the first clear photo of the forthcoming Amazon smartphone. More →
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Amazon takes on Flipkart, offers self service registration to sellers

By on April 23, 2014 at 7:25 PM.

Amazon takes on Flipkart, offers self service registration to sellers

In a bid to dominate the booming online retail space, Amazon India today announced two new offerings to entice sellers to join its marketplace. Indian FDI regulations have ensured that Amazon cannot function as a true online retailer and can only be a marketplace for other third-party sellers, a limitation that rivals like Flipkart don't face. In order to remain competitive, Amazon today announced two new services - Self Service Registration (SSR) which will allow sellers to sell products on the same day they register with the company, and Easy Ship service to offer easy shipment options to these sellers. More →
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Inside Amazon’s smartphone: Unique 3D UI revealed

By on April 22, 2014 at 9:27 PM.

Inside Amazon’s smartphone: Unique 3D UI revealed

Our colleagues at BGR Classic earlier exclusively revealed the first photos of Amazon's upcoming smartphone with six cameras. Today they have the exclusive details of how the 3D UI on the smartphone will work. It turns out that the hardware enabled 3D effects are just the tip of the iceberg and it will be baked deeply into how users will interact with the phone. More →
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Samsung Galaxy devices to get a custom Kindle app and free e-books every month

By on April 17, 2014 at 3:29 PM.

Samsung Galaxy devices to get a custom Kindle app and free e-books every month

Amazon and Samsung today announced the launch of a new app called Kindle for Samsung. This app will be exclusively available on the latter’s Galaxy devices and will give users easy access to e-books from the store. More →
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