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What Amazon Users Bought Most For Each Other In 2011 What Amazon Users Bought Most For Each Other In 2011

We’re running through Amazon’s year-end lists. We’ve already looked at the top-selling holiday items, the top-selling items of the year, and the most wished-for items of the year. Now, it’s the most gifted products of 2011. These are the popular …

Amazon: 2011 Best Kindle Holiday Ever Amazon: 2011 Best Kindle Holiday Ever

Amazon announced that it’s been the best holiday ever for the Kindle. Not much of a surprise really, but the numbers are pretty impressive. Keep in mind, they include the Kindle Fire. Some highlights Amazon points to: Throughout December, customers …

Amazon Finally Allows Competing E-book Apps On Kindle Fire Amazon Finally Allows Competing E-book Apps On Kindle Fire
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Yesterday we reported that Amazon had updated its popular Kindle Fire tablet’s operating system to version 6.2.1. The update promised users considerable improvements in device performance and touchscreen responsiveness (things that appear to have also been improved in the previous …

Kindle Fire Bug Solutions, Courtesy Of Conan Kindle Fire Bug Solutions, Courtesy Of Conan

It’s always fun with Conan O’Brien takes on technology and gadgets. We previously shared a few of his bits, such as one on the iPad 2: The lost iPhone 5: Siri: On his show last night, he took on the …

Kindle Fire Update Version 6.2.1 Launched Kindle Fire Update Version 6.2.1 Launched

Earlier this month, Amazon promised a forthcoming Kindle Fire update to fix some bugs amidst a plethora of complaints surrounding the user experience of the device. That update has now come. “We have a new, free over-the-air software update available …

Does Kindle Fire Prove A Dissonance Between Consumers & Tech Community? Does Kindle Fire Prove A Dissonance Between Consumers & Tech Community?
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If you’re Amazon, apparently bad news doesn’t really matter because the Kindle Fire continues to be the #1 best selling item from their website for the 11th straight week (since its debut). According to a press release from yesterday, not …

Despite Complaints, Amazon May Sell 6 Million Kindle Fires in 2011 Despite Complaints, Amazon May Sell 6 Million Kindle Fires in 2011
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Despite a strong start, you may have heard that the Kindle Fire, Amazon’s latest entry into the tablet market, isn’t all that great after all. People weren’t that impressed with several aspects of the Kindle Fire and didn’t take kindly …

Amazon Kindle Fire Update Promised Amazon Kindle Fire Update Promised

Disappointed with Amazon’s Kindle Fire? You’re not alone. The complaints are rampant. Though at the price of $199, you might say there is a little breathing room for flaws, when you consider that the iPad 2 starts at $499 (though …

Is The Kindle Fire Experience Disappointing? Is The Kindle Fire Experience Disappointing?
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The Kindle Fire represents yet another company’s attempt to break the stranglehold Apple’s iPad has over the tablet. In fact, the iPad’s market share is so much more than its competitors, and even though I know this to be false, …

Kindle Fire Off To A Hot Start: 2 Million Sold In 2 Weeks Kindle Fire Off To A Hot Start: 2 Million Sold In 2 Weeks

Amazon’s Kindle Fire: It’s so hot right now. According to one market researcher, the Amazon has already sold 850,000 Kindle Fires directly from Amazon.com. When you factor in sales from other retailers like Best Buy, he says that Amazon has …

Amazon’s Santa App Launched for Kindle Fire, iPad (and maybe Android) Amazon’s Santa App Launched for Kindle Fire, iPad (and maybe Android)
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When I was a kid, before I went to bed on Christmas Eve I would leave my wishlist of presents near the fireplace along with the awesome bribe of milk and cookies so that, hopefully, Santa Claus would leave me …

Amazon Updates Kindle Fire, Breaks Rooting Amazon Updates Kindle Fire, Breaks Rooting
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Late last night Amazon released version 6.2 of the Android-based operating system for their new and popular Kindle Fire tablet. Surprisingly, they neglected to include a change log identifying new features of the software. Reports indicate that the update provides …

Kindle Fire Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Product Kindle Fire Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Product

Amazon is sending around emails marketing its recently launched Kindle Fire tablet. According to the subject line of that email, the Kindle Fire is already the company’s bestselling item on Amazon.com. When it launched, it was almost guaranteed to be …

Choosing A Tablet For The Holidays Choosing A Tablet For The Holidays
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Prepare yourself – the holiday shopping season is upon us. While Black Friday, the deal-packed day following the Thanksgiving holiday, is the unofficial kickoff, folks are already thinking about what they’re asking for and what they’re going to buy their …

Apple: Amazon Is Guilty Of False Advertising Too Apple: Amazon Is Guilty Of False Advertising Too
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Apple has been involved in a beef with Amazon over the use of the term “App Store” since March of this year. Apple’s original trademark lawsuit claimed that they owned the term “App Store,” having applied for the trademark in …

Kindle Fire / iPad 2 Side-By-Side Comparison Kindle Fire / iPad 2 Side-By-Side Comparison
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“Great video, but Kindle Fire was not built to compete with the lord tablet,” writes one YouTube commenter. The folks at iDownloadBlog know this, but have still given us a fun little side-by-side comparison of Apple’s behemoth of a tablet …

Kindle Fire Release Comes Early, As Do Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch 3G Releases Kindle Fire Release Comes Early, As Do Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch 3G Releases

Amazon announced that it’s shipping its Kindle Fire tablet device a day early, and people are getting them today. “We’re thrilled to be able to ship Kindle Fire to our customers earlier than we expected. Kindle Fire quickly became the …

Amazon Ups Kindle Fire Orders, Demand Remains High Amazon Ups Kindle Fire Orders, Demand Remains High
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Amazon’s new tablet, the Kindle Fire, is set to release on November 15th, and the buzz surrounding the device is pretty high. The Wi-Fi only tablet sports a 7-inch display, a dual-core processor, but lacks a camera or mic. In …

Kindle Fire Apps: Facebook, Pandora, Netflix, Rhapsody, Zynga, EA & Rovio Games at Launch Kindle Fire Apps: Facebook, Pandora, Netflix, Rhapsody, Zynga, EA & Rovio Games at Launch
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Amazon’s Kindle Fire is expected to sell well this holiday season. If for no other reason than that $200 price tag. It’s far cheaper than the iPad, and carries the trusted Amazon Kindle brand. The Silk browser has gotten a …

Nook Tablet Leaked, Release Date November 16th Nook Tablet Leaked, Release Date November 16th
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It looks like Barnes & Noble is about to launch its answer to the new Amazon Kindle Fire with the first true tablet to grace their line of Nook e-readers – the Nook Tablet. Engadget has unearthed some documents that …

Amazon Gets Into the E-Book Lending Business Amazon Gets Into the E-Book Lending Business
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In regards to electronic media, do you consider yourself an owner or a borrower? If you had the option of renting a file and owning a file, which option would you take? What about if the format being discussed is …