Amazon unveils Prime Music streaming service

Amazon PrimeMusic

Amazon today announced that it has added a music streaming service to its popular Amazon Prime subcriber program. Provided at no additional cost to Prime subscribers Prime Music is an unlimited, ad-free music service with over a million songs. It includes personalized recommendations to make it easier to discover new music, hundreds of expert-programmed Prime Playlists, the ability to create […]

Amazon launches Wearable Technology store wearables store

Underlying the growing interest in wearable technology, Amazon today announced the launch of a new store dedicated to wearables. The Wearable Technology store includes the “latest in wearable technology and research wearable devices including activity trackers, smart watches, wearable cameras and more.” Among the brands carried are established brands such as Pebble (whose Pebble Steel we just finished reviewing), Samsung, […] Wireless store launches with unlocked phones and accessories Wireless store today announced the launch of two new stores. These latest two, Musical Instruments and Wireless stores, bring to 16 the number of new stores the online retailer has opened in Canada in the last 12 months. The Wireless store alone offers more than one million items ranging from unlocked cell phones and smartwatches to accessories such as Bluetooth […]

Launch date and Amazon smartphone specifications predictions


The launch of the oft-rumoured Amazon smartphone looks set to finally take place this year. Rumours of a 2014 launch first surfaced last December and resurfaced last week when some details about Project Aria (not to be confused with Project Ara) emerged. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has now waded into the discussion. With a history of accurate predictions (along […]

Amazon “Project Aria” smartphone to launch this year?


Despite rumours late last year that Amazon would launch at least one oft-rumoured smartphone in 2014, it’s been quiet on that front since then. It now appears though that Amazon is still working on its smartphone project. According to The Information, Amazon is looking to move ahead with at least one phone which is codenamed “Project Aria” internally. The report […]

Amazon smartphone to finally launch in 2014?


With the Amazon smartphone having failed to materialize in 2013 much as they did in 2012, the latest rumours now suggest that the oft-rumoured smartphone is finally coming in 2014. According to Digitimes‘ hit-and-miss “sources with Taiwan’s supply chain,” Amazon will launch it sometime in the first half of 2014. The report adds that the smartphone will come with floating […]