All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kindle Fire HD’

Amazon GameCircle Drives Engagement And Monetization In Kindle Fire Games

Amazon introduced GameCircle in July of last year as a way to help developers easily add features like achievements, leaderboards and more into their Kindle Fire games. In a recent study, Amazon has found that GameCircle integration has proven to be most advantageous to developers. Amazon conducted a study into GameCircle’s engagement and monetization rates from November 2012 to January …

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Kindle Fire HD Discounted $50 For Students

One of the promises that came with the growing tablet market was an end-run around college textbook price-gouging. Students everywhere were supposed to be using interactive textbooks and doing homework within social class apps by now. Obviously, that hasn’t happened yet, but Amazon is still pushing to make sure it’s tablets are in the hands of students. Slashgear is reporting …

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A Charlie Brown Christmas And Other Peanuts Books Will Soon Be Available As eBooks

It’s almost Christmas which means that you’ve probably watched A Charlie Brown Christmas about 20 times already. It’s a holiday classic for sure, but the book isn’t half bad either. It and a number of other Peanuts printed works will soon be available on the digital devices you’ll undoubtedly get for Christmas. Peanuts Worldwide and Graphicly announced today that the …

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Amazon Smartphone to Launch in 2013 (Rumor)

Back in July there were hushed rumors that Amazon would enter the smartphone market with a device that would compliment its existing Kindle tablet lineup. Today it appears that those rumors have been corroborated and the “Kindle Phone” may be coming as soon as next summer. The China Economic News Service, a Taiwanese business publication issued a report stating that …

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Kindle Fire Is Now Available At GameStop

When you think of GameStop, you generally think of console titles lining the walls and 8,000 copies of Madden NFL 08 going for $1.99 each. The gaming retail giant has changed its image over the past year, however, to a store that peddles all gaming devices, including Android and iOS tablets. Now the store has earned a powerful partner in …

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Amazon Launches “Kindle FreeTime Unlimited” Kids Service

Amazon announced the launch of Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, which the company describes as “the all-you-can-eat content sercvice built from the ground up just for kids”. “Kindle FreeTime Unlimited brings together for the first time all of the types of content kids and parents love—books, games, educational apps, movies and TV shows—into one simple, unlimited, easy-to-use service for kids ages 3-8,” …

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Kindle Did Pretty Well For Itself Over The Weekend

Amazon has an advantage as an online retail giant – the company can participate in both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Sure, other companies do as well, but Amazon had great deals going up all the time over the weekend and well into the night on Monday evening. There must have been thousands of TVs, smartphones and other devices sold …

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The Bigger Kindle Fire HD Is Now Available

During Amazon’s Kindle event earlier this year, the company announced multiple Kindle Fire HD devices. The 7-inch Kindle Fire HD has been available for a few months now, but the larger 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD is finally available. Amazon announced today that the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD is now shipping to customers who had pre-ordered the device. It’s a little …

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iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD, and Nexus 7 Smoothies, Anyone?

We’re not sure how BlendTec’s viral ad campaign is affecting sales of their products, but we do know it’s a damn good viral ad campaign. Whenever a new device is released – new iPhone, new tablet, new Kindle, etc. – people wonder when BlendTec will torture it. Their “Will it Blend” videos get hundreds of thousands, occasionally millions of views …

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Amazon Releases New “Send to Kindle” Function For Browsers, Email

Amazon has unveiled a new service that allows Kindle owners to more easily sync web content and documents from their PC or mobile devices. The new “Send to Kindle” service is now available for the Firefox and Chrome browsers, through e-mail, on Android devices, and through a desktop app for PC or Mac. The different versions of Send to Kindle …

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Tablets Top Holiday Buying Survey, But Not the iPad Mini [Infographic]

The results of a new Tech Bargains survey were released today, and they show that Apple may not be the big winner in the mini-tablet market this holiday season. The survey shows that 53% of consumers will spend more than half of their holiday shopping budgets on electronic devices. Of the tech gifts people expect to buy, tablets are, not …

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iPad Market Share Falling, Samsung & Amazon Rising

New shipment data from IDC shows that Apple’s share of the overall tablet market has fallen to just over 50%. Meanwhile, Samsung, Amazon, and Asus have seen their shares of the tablet market explode. The entire market for tablets grew 49.5% since the third quarter of 2012. “After a very strong second quarter, Apple saw growth slow as both consumer …

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