Morning Edition: Game on for Amazon? Video
The next Apple iPhone gets an announcement date on next Tuesday, October 4th, Amazon announces new low-priced Kindle e-readers that also include touch-capable models, plus Amazon changes the tablet game with their $199 Kindle Fire with color touchscreen.
Hundreds of people lined up outside the San Francisco Apple store to be among the first to get their hands on the iPhone 5S, but only a lucky few were able to get the coveted gold iPhone. Apple handed out cards to buyers waiting in line that designated which iPhone they wanted, but workers ran out of the gold cards within the first hundred people.
We have news on the Amazon Kindle DX, Sony sneaks in an e-reader of its own, and Digg gets Facebook Connect.
Many prospective MP3/PVP buyers have been waiting patiently for this compact, easy-to-use, one-stop shop for media files, and it looks like the Toshiba Gigabeat S was worth the wait.
Alleged photos of the next iPhone crop up, Facebook adds photo comments, and Sony teases a new smartwatch.
The Nintendo 3DS will have a price and release date in two months, YouTube may change user video uploads to 15 minutes, and Amazon releases a new version of its Kindle e-reader.
Invites to Apple's event September 10 were e-mailed this morning. CNET's Josh Lowensohn shares the details, his thoughts on the expected low-end iPhone, and whether an iWatch is likely.
It's the smart lock we've been waiting for, but Android users will have to wait a little longer.
Zappos has been acquired by Amazon, meaning Amazon will have even more shoes to sell, but also a new corporate culture to integrate with. Windows 7 gets released to manufacturing, meaning it's on its way to you. And Microsoft and UBIsoft are getting into the movie business. Is that a good thing?
Amazon's ever-growing empire now includes a game-development studio and rentable textbooks. Plus: the government's latest push for cell phone radiation warning labels.