The New York Attorney General and San Francisco District Attorney applaud the move, but say it falls short of their goal of having antitheft measures enabled by default on all devices.
Latest report on Amazon's first branded phone, including leaked photos, suggests the company will play up the device's 3D interface, which is said to set it apart from the competition.
Following Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Dash, the company may be adding to its hardware line-up with a new smartphone slated for release in June.
The retail giant, looking to expand beyond its Kindle tablets, may release an Amazon-branded smartphone in September.
The device will reportedly come with a 5.3-inch screen, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean).
The data released by analyst firm Mirae Asset Securities claims that the Korean manufacturer will sell 15 million units in the April-June period.
Want your hands to sparkle in a darkened club? Perhaps you're a really glamorous cell phone thief? Lumi Deco Nails include tiny LED antennas that light up when NFC signals are nearby.
After the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5 this Friday, Westpac will begin offering contactless payments on selected Galaxy devices.
Gardening aficionados take note, this add-on module for Netatmo's Weather Station is designed to keep track of precipitation.
Geared toward "young social consumers", the new KitKat-powered handset features a 4-inch WVGA display and a 1.2GHz dual-core processor.