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Amazon is recruiting developers for a secretive smart home project

After successfully dipping its toes into the smartphone and tablet business, it appears that Amazon is ready to jump into the smart home arena -- and maybe even bring some new hardware to the table
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The best thing Amazon did for its new show ‘Transparent’ was doing nothing at all

We speak with the minds behind Amazon's newest show, Transparent. Star Jeffrey Tambor and show creator Jill Soloway tell us what it's like to work with Amazon, and make a show for the digital age.
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You can now add things to your Amazon Wish List with a single tweet

Amazon added new Twitter integration to encourage its customers to buy things with a tweet. Customers can now add items to their Wish Lists using the hashtag #AmazonWishList.
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Kindle Unlimited book buffet now available for voracious readers in the UK (Updated)

Amazon's popular $10 per month ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, has been available since July in America. Now, the company has opened it up to customers in the UK too.
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Amazon Family Library vs. Apple Family Sharing: An in-depth comparison

Amazon's Family Library and Apple's Family Sharing both provide tools for automatically sharing content with multiple family members on the fly. However, how do the two services stack up against one another. Check out our side-by-side…
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Amazon launches high-end Voyage ebook reader, plus refreshed Kindle

Amazon launched two new e-readers Wednesday night. The high-end $199 Voyage device is the company's thinnest and features a new way to turn pages. Meanwhile, its refreshed Kindle comes with a 20 percent faster processor, 4GB of storage, and…
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Amazon announces $99 Kindle Fire HD, $149 kid-proof model

With multiple new tablets in the Kindle Fire HD line, Amazon is targeting multiple types of consumers including, but not limited to, budget-minded shoppers, parents of young children and office die-hards.
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Amazon launches anticipated Prime Instant Video for Android

Amazon announced today that Prime subscribers in the U.S., U.K., and Germany can finally access Prime Instant Video via a long-awaited app for Android, athough you won't find it in the Google Play store.
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Amazon reportedly prepping 4K streaming for tentative October launch

Amazon will begin streaming in 4K as early as October, according to a press release in which Samsung appears to have revealed the information. Samsung claims in a press release that its 4K/UHD TV line will be able to support Amazon's Prime…
Gaming

Amazon gets into games by acquiring Twitch streaming service for $970 million

An announcement from Twitch confirms that Amazon is set to acquire that video streaming service that spawned from Justin.tv.
Home Theater

Amazon readies its third pilot season for kids with 6 new shows

Amazon Studios announced that it has greenlit three animated kids pilots and two live-action kids pilots to add to its third kids pilot season set for early 2015. The new round of children's shows will join the previously announced pilot…
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5 ways Amazon can make the next Fire Phone burn brighter

Amazon has steadily improving the content and services for its devices over the years -- don't count them out in the smartphone space just yet. Here are a few things Amazon could do to make the next Fire phone burn brighter.