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Kindle FreeTime Unlimited adds tons of popular new content to their program

About six months ago, Amazon released Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, an easy to use service that brings together all types of content kids and parents love (books, games, educational apps, and more)

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Amazon announces Amazon Birthday Gift for your Facebook friends

Amazon announced on Tuesday that it has a new way of offering gifts to your Facebook friends. Dubbed Amazon Birthday Gift, it connects to your Facebook account and lets users send a virtual

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Amazon hosting one-day sale for HTC One (Sprint, AT&T)

Drastic discounts for both new and existing customers!

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Amazon Appstore now available in nearly 200 countries

Amazon announced on Thursday that the Appstore is now available in nearly 200 countries around the world. “We are thrilled to be expanding the reach of our global app distribution

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to

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Amazon Kindle app for Android gets new interface

  Amazon announced on Friday (April 26) an update to the Kindle app for Android which sees a number of new features and improvements. Most notably, the tablet experience looks

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Amazon working on a Kindle TV set-top box?

Lately, it seems that Amazon is trying to take over the technology world. They began with e-readers, moved on to tablets, revealed that they may be working on a smartphone,

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Amazon Appstore expanding to 200 more countries in coming months

Amazon this week announced that the Amazon Appstore will be expansion to nearly 200 countries over the next few months. As part of the global growth, developers will be able

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Siri-like voice app (and creator) reportedly purchased by Amazon for $26M

Watch out Siri, Evi may be taking over! Amazon has reportedly bought a voice recognition app called Evi, as well as the company that created it, for $26 million according

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ASUS MeMO Pad lands in USA for $149

Earlier this year, ASUS introduced the $150 Android tablet known as ASUS MeMO Pad. Today, the tablet lands in the USA as one of the More inexpensive tablets around. Don’t be

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Former Windows Phone GM hired by Amazon

According to The Verge, former Microsoft Windows Phone GM, Charlie Kindel, announced that he has been hired by Amazon. Listing his role as director of “something secret” on his LinkedIn

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AT&T to sell Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE on April 5

AT&T today announced that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE will be available starting from April 5. Available as standalone for $399, the tablet can be added to one

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Amazon Kindle Fire tablets get X-Ray for TV

Amazon today announced that its popular and rather cool X-Ray service has expanded into the realm of television. Ever find yourself watching a TV show and wondering, “Where have I

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Amazon smartphone reported to feature 4.7-inch display

The rumored Amazon smartphone will feature a 4.7-inch display, according to a new DigitTimes report. Yeah – we know that the source is not always that accurate, but whatever…we’re passing

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Is Amazon working on a $99 7-inch Kindle Fire HD?

Amazon seems to be on a tablet price slashing spree lately, and the latest news seems to continue the trend. According to techcrunch.com, it is rumored that a $99 Kindle