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Amazon Reports Big Increase In Black Friday Sales Of Its Devices

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” year over year. Fire tablet sales on the site were up over 3x year over year on Friday, while Kindle …

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Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, Kindle Voyage, Kindle For Kids, Kindle With More Storage: Ready For October Release

Amazon is unleashing a litany of new and improved models of its Kindle tablet and e-reader line. For those interested in some pre-Black Friday holiday deals, the models are set to go on sale in October. “Are phablets killing tablets?” wrote Anna Attkisson of Tom’s Guide, “Amazon is definitely not jumping on that bandwagon.” The amount of updates corresponds with …

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Amazon Announces A Bunch Of New Kindle Devices

Amazon made a whole bunch of Kindle-related announcements late on Wednesday, including some new devices and a new OS. New Kindles First off, Amazon unveiled its seventh-generation Kindle, the Kindle Voyage. Amazon calls this its “most advanced Kindle ever”. Well, I would hope so. “Not as advanced as the last one” doesn’t sound nearly as appealing. The display is brighter, …

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Amazon Appstore Now Has Over 240K Apps

Amazon announced that its Amazon Appstore selection of apps has nearly tripled year-over-year, and that it now has over 240,000 apps and games, which are available in about 200 countries. This seems like something the company might want to play up as it prepares to unveil a new smartphone, which it is expected to do this week. Last year, Amazon …

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Amazon Coins Now Available On Android Devices

Last year, Amazon got into the digital currency game with Amazon Coins. Exclusive to Kindle devices, Amazon Coins were an easy way for consumers to buy apps and games on the Amazon Appstore. Now the digital currency is making its way to all Android devices. Amazon announced this morning that Amazon Coins are now available to all Android device users …

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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 CES 2014. CES is an annual international consumer electronics and technology trade show, the self-described “global stage where next-generation innovations …

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Amazon Really Wants You To Buy A Kindle Fire HDX, Will Let You Pay It Off In Installments

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 method to get more Kindle Fires into the hands of even more customers. Amazon announced over the weekend a new …

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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 report released by Amazon detailing the success of Kindle Fire tablets from Black Friday through Cyber Monday says that they …

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Amazon Appstore 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 Appstore has just put a lot of games on sale in celebration of the holiday. Amazon announced today that 22 …

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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 to anybody with a Kindle Fire or Android device. Now Amazon is upping the ante for a special promotion today. …

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Amazon’s Fire OS 3.0 ‘Mojito’ Comes With A Ton Of New Features, Major ‘Mayday’ Customer Support Feature

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 features. It does include native Android app compatibility, so apps that work on Android should work on Fire OS with …

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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 level tablet in Amazon’s Kindle Fire fleet. Amazon announced today that the newly refreshed Kindle Fire HD is now available …

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