Amazon will unveil a new device on June 18 in Seattle, the company announced on Twitter today. The retail giant also posted a teaser on YouTube that showed a bunch of people adoring an unseen device. This could be the long-rumored Amazon phone that made headlines in April.
The tweet says, "Join Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos for our launch event. Request an invite."
Clicking the link will lead you to a landing page where you can register for the event for free. Interestingly, when you register and indicate that you are a developer, a set of questions will appear.
One intriguing question is, "Are you interested in developing apps utilizing a new type of sensor?" The form also asks developers to describe an innovative way wherein they have used gyroscopes, accelerometers, or other device sensors in their app development.
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