First Reported Render of Amazon’s Smartphone Posted Online

According to reports, we are only a little more than a month away from the release of Amazon’s first true smartphone, a device that should be quite impressive considering it would be the company’s first. Amazon has plenty of practice selling hardware with the Kindle line of tablets, having proven themselves worthy competitors in one of the toughest retail spaces.

Before now, Amazon has been very good about keeping the look of its hardware secret, but thanks to BGR, we may finally have our first true look at what Amazon has in store.  (more…)

Amazon Inks Multi-year Deal With HBO, Bringing HBO GO Programming to Fire TV and Prime Members

Since its release only a couple of weeks ago, the one thing Fire TV from Amazon has really been missing out on, is HBO GO. Both companies, Amazon and HBO, have announced a new multi-year deal, in which Amazon Prime members and owners of the Fire TV will have access to HBO GO’s programming, such as exclusive TV shows, movies, and more.  (more…)

Report: Amazon’s 3D Smart Phone Will Feature Tilt Navigation Tricks

Last week, the first photos of Amazon’s rumored 3D-enabled smartphone leaked along with talk of multiple cameras and sensors that would follow your every move to present you with a potentially-gimmicky, yet semi-interesting user experience. Today, we are learning about more gimmicks, or at least rumored features that Amazon will try to use to create something unique in an industry needing inspiration. We are talking tilt gestures for navigating the device.  (more…)