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  • Amazon Echo Can Now Do Some Of Your Shopping For You, Prime Members

    Amazon Echo Can Now Do Some Of Your Shopping For You, Prime Members

    Amazon’s Echo speaker/intelligent tube/listening pal revealed a bit more of its true nature today: It can now field voice-powered buying requests, translating your spoken desire for more paper towels into more actual paper towels, for instance. The catch is that it’s restricted to Prime members, it only works with Prime-eligible goods, and you need both a U.S. billing address and… Read More

  • Amazon Studios To Produce Original Films For Theatrical Release

    Amazon Studios To Produce Original Films For Theatrical Release

    Amazon Studios is apparently so happy with what it has accomplished in short, TV-style content that it is branching out to film – the creative wing of the ecommerce giant announced today that it will begin producing and acquiring original movies both for theatrical release, and for early window availability on Amazon Prime Instant Video. What that means is that Amazon’s own… Read More

  • Amazon’s Prime Members Start To Get Benefits From Other Digital Stores

    Amazon’s Prime Members Start To Get Benefits From Other Digital Stores

    Amazon is truly committed to pushing Prime membership to stratospheric heights, and a new expansion that sees it bringing benefits to Prime customers from e-commerce websites beyond its own walls should prove its commitment to the program. Prime members can now get free, next-day shipping on purchases made at British retailer AllSaints’ online store (via Re/code). The arrangement also… Read More

  • Amazon’s Smartphone Design Reportedly Leaks, Looks Like A Galaxy S Crossed With An iPhone

    Amazon’s Smartphone Design Reportedly Leaks, Looks Like A Galaxy S Crossed With An iPhone

    Amazon’s smartphone is looking more and more like an imminent reality, and now BGR is bringing what it says is the first look at the actual design of the hardware to the table. The phone appeared in an actual photo in a previous BGR article, but now a render shows what it looks like under its protective housing, and the results are – really not at all that surprising. The… Read More

  • The Swift Rise And Sad Fall Of The Asus Transformer Prime Android Tablet

    The Swift Rise And Sad Fall Of The Asus Transformer Prime Android Tablet

    The Asus Transformer Prime was the latest tablet to wear the title of iPad killer. It was supposed to rise up, powered by the all-mighty quad-core Nvidia Terga 3, and finally stand tall against the iPad. It was supposed to use its keyboard dock as a mighty quarterstaff and deliver a memorable blow against Apple’s champion. But that didn’t happen. The Transformer Prime is dying at… Read More

  • Docomo's cell phone line-up for this summer (part 2: PRIME and PRO series)

    NTT Docomo not only announced eight new cell phones in their SMART and STYLE series today but also presented nine other models that are part of the so-called PRIME (top row in the picture) and PRO (the three devices on the right in the bottom row) series. Here is the complete rundown of the PRIME and PRO models. Some of the specs are unbelievable. Read More

  • Docomo rolls out 17 (partly awesome) cell phones in Japan (part 1: STYLE and SMART series)

    Following Softbank, Japan’s biggest cell phone carrier NTT Docomo announced its summer cell phone line-up [JP], consisting of a total of 17 new candy bars. Docomo breaks down the handsets into four series: STYLE (top row in the picture), SMART (the two phones on the left in the bottom row), PRO and PRIME. And some of the models just look awesome (sales begin this month). Read More

  • NTT Docomo floods Japan with 22 new cell phones

    Japan’s biggest telco NTT DoCoMo today announced 4 new cell phone series (STYLE, PRIME, SMART and PRO ), which are part of the company’s fall/winter product line-up. Docomo will offer a total of 22 new handsets. As Japanese handset makers have recently vowed to internationalize more agressively, there is a good chance at least some of the new models will become available outside… Read More