All of the pieces seem to be falling into place for Amazon’s rumored set-top box — now we have a potential wireless game controller. The above controller sports the usual buttons, directional pad, and analog sticks, but it also includes …
Amazon's set-top box may offer an optional gaming peripheral, and it's one of the most complicated controllers yet.
The rumors about Amazon's entry into the game console/set-top box gained a ton of credibility this morning, as shots of a gamepad bearing the online giant's logo hit the web. Read more...
While Amazon has yet to officially announce a set top box, it's commonly believed the company is developing a competitor to Apple TV, Roku, and its ilk. In addition to supporting Amazon streaming video, the upcoming device is expected to support games. Show More Summary
We hadn’t heard much about the rumored set-top box from Amazon this month, but on Friday we finally got a glimpse of what looks to be the official game controller that the device will support. Zatz Not Funny has leaked the first images...Show More Summary
Amazon's new gaming and media controller has been revealed online in a new set of photos. The device will apparently not ship with Amazon's upcoming set-top box but be an optional extra, TechCrunch reports, and also work with Kindle Fire tablets. Show More Summary
Zatz Not Funny just posted images of an Amazon-branded gaming controller that supposedly found its way to the world through an overseas regulatory agency. If real, the controller suggests that Amazon could be planning to use gaming to differentiate its long-rumored set-top-box from the Apple TVs and Rokus of the world. Read more...
A new image leaking out today shows what appears to be an Amazon branded game controller. The image obtained by Zatznotfunny shows a pretty regular looking game controller with the addition of Android styled back, home and menu buttons as well as those for media control.
Amazon is probably making a game console, and today we've got a better idea of what that console's controller looks like thanks to Dave Zatz and the Brazilian FCC. The standards are all there: two offset, concave analog sticks, four buttons (A/B/X/Y)...
It looks like Amazon's set top box is going to be used for serious video gaming. Dave Zatz at Zatz Not Funny passes along the following photo of an Amazon controller. The photo comes from " an overseas regulatory agency, similar to our very own FCC," says Zatz. Show More Summary
Amazon is upping the annual membership price for Prime in a move that comes just as rumors circulate that the online retail behemoth will soon challenge Apple in the set-top TV box market. Prime, the increasingly ubiquitous service for streaming video, borrowing books, and getting free shipping on all orders, will now cost $99 annually. […]
It looks like a cross between an Xbox controller and an Onlive controller. It looks ugly. Mr. Dave Zatz recently uncovered these photos of the gaming controller for Amazon’s upcoming media streaming device. Apparently this will not ship with the upcoming set-top box but rather be sold separately and also work with Kindle Fire devices. Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Amazon Prime Gets Price Bump to $99 A Year (VentureBeat) Nine years after it launched, Amazon Prime is getting an inevitable price increase. Amazon announced Thursday that Prime will now cost $99 per year in the U.S., a slight bump from the previous $79 a year price. Show More Summary
Today in Tech News Digest, Zuckerberg has words with Obama, Gates expresses his opinions, Amazon Prime goes up in price, Microsoft ditches Xbox contracts, Facebook gives Pages a makeover, and 3/14 is Pi Day. Zuck Calls Obama To Complain About NSA Zuckerberg called Obama about the importance of privacy. Show More Summary
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(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc plans to hike the annual fee for its popular Prime service by 25 percent to $99 starting next week, a move announced on Thursday that risks losing customers for a feature that has helped drive its business...
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