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Amazon Reports Big Increase In Black Friday Sales Of Its Devices

Amazon Reports Big Increase In Black Friday Sales Of Its Devices

By Chris Crum December 1, 2014

This year was a lot better than last year when it comes to Black Friday sales of Amazon’s tablets and e-readers, according to the company. Amazon said Black Friday sales of Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets on Amazon.com grew “significantly” …

Nexus Tablet: In the News This Holiday Season Nexus Tablet: In the News This Holiday Season

Google seems to be constantly making the news with its Nexus tablet. The most recent rumblings involve the Nexus 10 2, the newest version of its 10-inch tablet. Rumor has it that the Nexus 10 2 may launch ahead of …

Amazon Really Wants You To Buy A Kindle Fire HDX Amazon Really Wants You To Buy A Kindle Fire HDX
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Over the years, Amazon has used various deals and promotions to increase sales of its Kindle Fire tablet line. Those promotions seemingly work as the tablets remain the best-selling items on Amazon. Now the online retailer is trying a new …

Kindle Fire Tablets See Record Sales on Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets See Record Sales on Amazon

Amazon’s line of Kindle Fire tablets saw record-breaking sales over the weekend, as the second-generation Kindle Fire HD, and the third-generation Kindle Fire HDX 7″, were the two top-selling items this holiday season for the world’s largest online retailer. A …

Amazon Celebrates Halloween With A Sale On 22 Apps Amazon Celebrates Halloween With A Sale On 22 Apps

Halloween has always seemed like one of the lesser holidays compared to the likes of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Sure, it’s a fun time, but it just doesn’t really feel all that special. Apparently I’m in the minority as the Amazon …

Amazon Appstore Is Giving Away 6 Apps For Free Today Amazon Appstore Is Giving Away 6 Apps For Free Today

One of the best parts about the Amazon Appstore is its Free App of the Day program. Every day of the year, Amazon takes a popular app that regularly costs anywhere from $.99 to $5 and offers it for free …

Here's What's In Amazon's New Operating System Here's What's In Amazon's New Operating System
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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 Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HD Refresh

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 Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HDX
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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 …

Amazon Appstore Celebrates One Year In The EU Amazon Appstore Celebrates One Year In The EU

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 …

Kindle Fire Being Doused, Says Analyst Kindle Fire Being Doused, Says Analyst
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For Amazon, the Kindle Fire has been a huge success in the 7-inch tablet category. For the past two years Amazon’s device has competed with the largest mobile industry players – Apple and Samsung. Now, with Amazon preparing to announce …

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 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 …

Tablet Adoption Slowed During Second Quarter Tablet Adoption Slowed During Second Quarter

It’s taken only a few short years since the debut of the iPhone for U.S. smartphone adoption to begin to slow, and now it appears that tablets are saturating the U.S. market just as fast. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) …

Amazon To Launch Three New Kindle Fires This Year Amazon To Launch Three New Kindle Fires This Year

It’s another year and that means another Kindle Fire. It doesn’t look like Amazon will be introducing any new models this year, but it will be substantially upgrading all three of its current models though. BGR reports that it has …

Amazon Coins Finally Launched On Kindle Fire Amazon Coins Finally Launched On Kindle Fire

Back in February, Amazon announced that Amazon Coins, its new virtual currency, would be coming to Kindle Fire devices in May. It’s May, and today, the company announced that the currency is now available. Customers can now start using the …

Amazon Plans To Launch Kindle Phone In Q2 2013 Amazon Plans To Launch Kindle Phone In Q2 2013

We can probably expect a new Kindle tablet or eReader this year, but we can’t be so sure about a Kindle Phone. A few rumors have pointed to the company working on such a device, but there’s been nothing concrete …