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Rumour has it: Amazon Smartphone might feature a 3D user interface

Amazon 3D SmartphoneAmazon has been developing their own smartphone for years, but for the first time we actually get to catch a peek at it, thanks to an exclusive report from BGR.

The massive online market has come a long way since their creation. In the beginning, Amazon was a company all about selling new and used books. Since then they have managed to wriggle their way into most industries, including consumer tech.

With the successful launch of the Kindle Fire, they have already taken a share of the media-focused tablet market, while with the Kindle proper, they have already made themselves stalwarts in the e-reader market, years ago.

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Amazon aims to change the TV business with Fire TV set-top box

Amazon Fire TVAmazon have just announced during a live event their first video streaming device: Fire TV set-top box. The event started with Peter Limp on the stage saying that Amazon is looking forward to solve three major issues of current video streaming devices: search, performance, and “closed ecosystem”.

On a first look Fire TV has a huge potential as it’s packed with a fast processor and a GPU, it comes with voice search and it’s bringing numerous partners(Netflix, HULU, Youtube, Vimeo, etc.). Besides this it’s also packed with the usual Amazon stuff: Movies, Music, Apps and even Games.

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Google to Amazon: We see your drones, and raise you robots!

  • 04/12/2013 at 16:22 by It's a Gadget Staff
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GoogleAmazon aren’t the only one looking to take advantage of modern technology as now Google state that they are entering the robot game with real robots.

At the beginning of this week, we reported that Amazon had introduced flying “drones” as a publicity stunt for their Cyber Monday sales, which Jeff Bezos said he would like to use as a genuine delivery service in the future.

Being that their most popular product has both the name and image of Android, it isn’t that surprising that Google would have it in their mind to create robots. What is more unexpected is how far they have already gone in developing them.

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Amazon wants to introduce delivery drones in the near future

  • 02/12/2013 at 18:26 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Amazon Delivery DronesAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos went on 60 Minutes this weekend to promote his new idea for “delivery drones”. These unmanned flying vehicles would be capable of carrying packages of up to five pounds to homes within ten miles of its 96 fulfillment centers around the world. However, experts aren’t believing the seriousness of the claims.

The small octocopters work by picking up packages at the end of conveyer belt, then carrying them with multiple spinning blades through the air and to your doorstep. They would be expected to deliver the package to nearby homes within thirty minutes or less from the time they shipped.

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Details about two Amazon smartphones hit the web

Amazon LogoAs we watch Amazon move further and further into the consumer device market, it becomes apparent that they are seeking to become major contenders to the brands of the age. Now that isn’t just a matter of tablets, but also with the coming release of two smartphones: Project Smith and one unnamed which could be a lower budget smartphone.

For the moment, the details are a little sketchy. They are still in development, and so a lot of changes have yet to be made before they get an actual launch. But there are a couple of features that Amazon is really pushing for.

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Amazon announced new Kindle Fire HDX tablets

  • 25/09/2013 at 19:27 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX TabletsFans of the Kindle Fire have something new to look forward to. Amazon has announced the Kindle Fire HDX, a high performance tablet that comes in two different sizes and packed with features.

The Kindle has evolved a lot in a short amount of time, and while the original Fire failed to impress like Amazon hoped, the subsequent updates were very well received. Now, the company once known as a book retailer have expanded in the technology world in the same way they did the business one, and are offering real competition for the Apple iPad.

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Specs of the new Amazon Kindle HD tablets leaked

  • 30/07/2013 at 22:08 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Amazon LogoEarlier this month we got a sneak peek at the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2. Now we are getting a better look at the specs of the device, including what will power it. This gives us a much better view of what the new Kindle is likely to offer us.

According to reports, the higher display is going to be supported by a much more powerful core processor. It will sport a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chip, with an impressive 400 CPUs and Adreno 330 graphics.

It would appear this device really is meant as a replacement for the Kindle Fire, which had a mixed reception and a number of problems that kept it from becoming as popular as the other Kindle models.

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