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Target Ticket Enters Crowded On-Demand Video Space with a Focus on Being ‘Family Friendly’ Target Ticket Enters Crowded On-Demand Video Space with a Focus on Being ‘Family Friendly’
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After months of beta testing, Target has just launched its new on-demand digital video service to the public. It’s called Target Ticket, and at launch it boasts over 30,000 individual titles. Many of these titles are available to either buy …

Amazon’s Fire OS 3.0 ‘Mojito’ Comes With A Ton Of New Features, Major ‘Mayday’ Customer Support Feature Amazon’s Fire OS 3.0 ‘Mojito’ Comes With A Ton Of New Features, Major ‘Mayday’ Customer Support Feature
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Amazon has unveiled version 3.0 of its Android-based Fire OS, named “Mojito.” The announcement comes with that of Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HD & Kindle Fire HDX tablets. The OS starts with Android, but adds a number of its own …

Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HD Refresh, Ships October 2 Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HD Refresh, Ships October 2

Last year, Amazon entered the HD tablet market with the Kindle Fire HD. It was a 7-inch tablet with a 1280×800 resolution, and some decent specs. Now that very same tablet is getting a refresh to become the cheap entry …

Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″
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Just like every other consumer electronic device, the Kindle Fire HD was expected to get a refresh at some point this year. It was just that nobody expected Amazon to suddenly unveil them without any word of warning. Amazon suddenly …

Android Tablet: How Miracast Works Android Tablet: How Miracast Works
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More and more often, as of late, devices are supporting “Miracast.” Making its way into the mainstream, Miracast is a magnificent feature that could possibly wipe out other video streaming standards in a very fragmented Android market. Miracast acts like …

Joy Covey, Amazon’s First CFO, Dies In Bike Accident Joy Covey, Amazon’s First CFO, Dies In Bike Accident
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Joy Covey, a big part in the success of Amazon’s business, has died at the age of 50. She was riding her bike in San Francisco when it happened. She was an entrepreneur and contributed to Amazon’s massive expansion, becoming …

Early Amazon CFO Joy Covey Dies In Bicycle Collision With Minivan Early Amazon CFO Joy Covey Dies In Bicycle Collision With Minivan

Former Amazon CFO Joy Covey has reportedly died in a bicycle accident on Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo County. CBS SF Bay Area reported that the accident occurred as the result of a collision with a white Mazda MPV minivan …

Amazon’s ‘Alpha House’ Adds Cynthia Nixon, Amy Sedaris, and Wanda Sykes Amazon’s ‘Alpha House’ Adds Cynthia Nixon, Amy Sedaris, and Wanda Sykes

Amazon’s new original series Alpha House has just added a handful of notable names to its cast. The company announced that Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City), Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy), comedian Wanda Sykes, and Julie White will join …

Amazonian Butterflies Flock to Turtle Tears for Salt

Nature never fails to amaze. Currently attracting attention are butterflies of the Amazon that are sipping up the tears of Yellow-spotted Side-necked turtles (Podocnemis unifilus). Experts believe the attraction to the tears is to the salt contained therein. Sodium is …

Amazon Announces A New Kindle Paperwhite Amazon Announces A New Kindle Paperwhite

The Kindle Fire may be Amazon’s major focus these days, but the retailer hasn’t forgotten its incredibly successful line of e-readers. In fact, it announced a brand new Kindle last year with the Paperwhite, and the retailer decided today that …

Amazon’s Kindle MatchBook Is AutoRip For Books Amazon’s Kindle MatchBook Is AutoRip For Books

Early this year, Amazon announced a new service called AutoRip that would give customers the mp3 version of any physical album bought through the retailer. It was only a matter of time before a similar initiative came to its book …

Amazon Appstore Celebrates One Year In The EU With Free Apps Amazon Appstore Celebrates One Year In The EU With Free Apps

One year ago today, the Amazon Appstore officially launched in the EU. It brought with it all the advantages of Amazon’s Android storefront, including the Free App of the Day, to European owners of Android and Kindle Fire devices. Now …

Amazon And Hulu Have New Original Shows In The Works Amazon And Hulu Have New Original Shows In The Works

While Netflix has received a lot of attention for its original shows throughout the year (including fourteen Emmy nominations and a much talked-about speech from Kevin Spacey last week), don’t forget, it’s online streaming competitors are gearing up to offer …

Amazon’s Mobile Associates API Brings Retail Shopping To Your Mobile App Amazon’s Mobile Associates API Brings Retail Shopping To Your Mobile App

Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer and it sells just about everything. It’s also host to one of the world’s largest mobile platforms with its Kindle Fire devices and Amazon Appstore for Android. Now the retailer is combining the …

The Implications Of Bezos’ Purchase Of The Washington Post The Implications Of Bezos’ Purchase Of The Washington Post
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As you’ve more than likely learned by now, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post for $250 million. The news was announced Monday afternoon, and the Internet (at least the business end of it) just about …

This Year’s Tablet War Will Begin in September This Year’s Tablet War Will Begin in September

As shown by nearly every analyst’s estimates, tablet shipments slowed during the second quarter of 2013. It turns out, though, that this past quarter was the calm before the storm, with this September slated to be, quite possibly, the biggest …

Amazon Options New Sci-Fi Thriller “Orbit” Amazon Options New Sci-Fi Thriller “Orbit”

Aliens are coming to Earth. The fate of the world depends on a small band of people who must fight the battle of their lives. At least, that’s what the first draft says anyway. Amazon has optioned a new science-fiction …

Amazon Developing an Android Video Game Console [RUMOR] Amazon Developing an Android Video Game Console [RUMOR]

The success of video games on mobile devices has begun to drastically affect the video game industry. Free-to-play game pricing has begun to invade both PC gaming and console gaming, and nearly every large game publisher is now putting out …

Jeff Bezos Buying The Washington Post Gets The NMA Treatment Jeff Bezos Buying The Washington Post Gets The NMA Treatment

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos had bought The Washington Post for $250 million. The ramifications of the purchase have yet to be felt, but Bezos claims that business will continue as usual at the …

Amazon Appstore Now Accepting HTML5 App Submissions Amazon Appstore Now Accepting HTML5 App Submissions
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Do you go native or HTML5? It’s a question that’s becoming increasingly harder to answer as HTML5 flourishes into a mature platform. There are still a lot of advantages to going native, but HTML5 requires you build an app only …

Amazon Art Launches As a New Fine Art Marketplace Amazon Art Launches As a New Fine Art Marketplace

Amazon has partnered with a bunch of fine art galleries and dealers to sell quality art via a new portal – Amazon Art. According to the company, Amazon Art will showcase over 40,000 works from more than 4,500 artists. These …