Amazon Elements: High-End Line of Diapers and Baby Wipes

Amazon just launched a new line of products, aimed squarely at the high-end, ethical retailers: Amazon Elements. The new line offers consumers a ton of information about the source, manufacturing, and the sustainability of each product: Each Amazon Elements product page has an unprecedented level of information ranging from where items were sourced to facts [...]

By |Amazon, News|0 Comments

The Amazon Fire Phone Flops

After a little more than 4 months into the Amazon Fire experiment, it is safe to say that it has been a major disaster. According to CNET, Amazon has more than $83 million in unsold Fire Phones. Further, the company spent well over $170 million to develop the device: Chief Financial Officer Tom Szkutak disclosed on [...]

Indian Phonemaker Karbonn Releases $44 Android Device

It's no secret that Indian phone manufacturers are pumping out incredibly affordable smartphones, including a proposed $25 Firefox OS phone. However, one company, Karbonn, just released what is India's cheapest smartphone: The A50S: While the specs aren't going to blow anyone away, they are much better than what you imagine a $44 phone having. The Karbonn [...]

By |Amazon, Mobile, News|0 Comments

Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store

Today, Amazon announced a new category of products in its ever expanding ecommerce platform: a 3D Printed Products store. The "3D Printed Products store, [is] a marketplace that gives customers access to more than 200 unique print on-demand products, many that can be customized by material, size, styles and color variations, and personalized with text [...]

By |3d, Amazon, Editors' Picks, News|1 Comment

Amazon Unveils the 3D Amazon Fire Phone

Amazon Fire Phone Via The Huffington Post After much speculation about the device, Amazon made it official and announced the Fire Phone at a press event in Seattle Wednesday. The device is much more impressive than anyone had speculated. Beyond the 3D interface, there are some serious features in the Fire Phone. Firefly [...]

Amazon Has 240,000 Apps, Ready For Tomorrow’s Phone Launch?

We've seen the Kindle Fire, The Kindle Fire HDX and Fire TV, now it's time for Amazon to unveil it's smartphone in the Kindle Fire line. The phone has been a few years in the making, with rumors starting back in 2011 that Amazon may make it's own smart phone to supply customers, already in [...]

By |Amazon, News|0 Comments

Amazon Taking On Angie’s List?

As part of Amazon's quest to rule the retail world, Reuters has learned that the company "later this year plans to launch a marketplace for local services, a broad term that encompasses anything from babysitters to handymen, several people familiar with the matter said."Deepa Seetharaman, Reuters, "Exclusive: plans local services marketplace this year - sources," [...]

Bundle Amazon Fire TV And An Amazon Kindle Fire HDX For $249

Every now and then the fine folks at Amazon offer a great deal on the hardware that helps get their streaming media, downloads and apps into users/viewers hands. Back on Valentine's Day Amazon offered discounts on the entire Kindle Fire line. Just before the holidays Amazon started offering a payment plan for people who wanted to [...]

More Robots Headed To Amazon

Jeff Bezos, one of the most progressive technology company founders is known for bold moves with cutting edge technology. Bezos also bets wisely, and often times things pan out just right. While the world is waiting to see Bezos' Amazon Drone experiment come to fruition, his play in warehouse robots has paid off. Now it's [...]

Italian Government Starts Investigation Over The Freemium Model

The freemium model for mobile apps and games is the most popular model by far. Sure developers can make money off of paid for downloads but it seems those companies with a freemium model make far more. The biggest example of this so far has to be King, the company behind the megahit Candy Crush. [...]