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5 clever apps and games that leverage the 3D screen in Amazon’s Fire Phone

Receptions to the Fire Phone have been mixed, but what do app and game makers think about it? We interviewed half a dozen developers to get their take on Amazon's new phone.
Web

Amazon offering Prime members $1 video credit if they opt for slower deliveries

Sure, it's not exactly deal of the year, but Amazon's offer of a $1 Instant Video credit for Prime members happy to wait a little longer for their ordered items could help take the pressure off the company's costly logistics and…
Mobile

Amazon to launch credit card reader to compete with Square, leaked papers suggest

Amazon appears to be getting ready to launch its own credit card reader for mobile payments next month. The device is expected to retail for $10 and offer a payment-on-the-go service similar to Square and PayPal Here.
Mobile

Amazon Fire Phone now available in AT&T stores

Amazon's Fire Phone is now available in AT&T stores and online at Amazon.com. Analysts predict that Amazon will sell between 2 to 3 million phones before the end of 2014.
Music

Amazon Prime Music adds hundreds of thousands of songs

Amazon added hundreds of thousands of songs to Prime Music and hundreds of new playlists. Amazon's growing song selection includes tracks from many popular artists old and new.
Mobile

Sneaky! Internet retailer Amazon just launched a real-world wallet

Amazon debuted its Wallet app on the Appstore and Google Play Store. Amazon Wallet supports gift cards and rewards cards from almost 70 retailers, including many popular ones.
Opinion

Kindle Unlimited is like Spotify for books … so do authors get screwed?

Amazon’s latest subscription, Kindle Unlimited, gives readers access to 600,000 books for $10 a month. But will it benefit the book business, or break it?
Mobile

Amazon’s first ad for new handset is more Amazon Prime than Fire Phone

Amazon on Thursday released the first TV ad for its soon-to-launch Fire Phone. The 30-second spot says nothing about the handset's features, choosing instead to focus on the amount of content available through Amazon Prime.
Mobile

Amazon tests Kindle Unlimited, a Netflix-like book subscription service

Amazon is testing an ebook subscription service called Kindle Unlimited for book lovers. Amazon's Netflix for books will costs $10 a month and be available on most platforms.
Movies & TV

Snowpiercer hits digital distribution just two weeks after U.S. release

Attempting to reach a wider audience than a few hundred theaters, a film distributor is attempting to leverage availability on a massive scale using digital video platforms such as iTunes.
Home Theater

Amazon’s new original series ‘Transparent’ will follow Netflix’s binge-release formula

Amazon is set to finally delve into binge-watching territory with its original content via "Transparent," a dark comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor that received the go-ahead for a full-season order. Amazon will release all ten episodes…