All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kindle Fire’

Amazon Planning To Build An iPhone Competitor?

Remember when Amazon was just an online bookstore? Man, those were the days. Palm and Handspring were making PDAs, email was finally catching on, and most of us still had to call the internet from our home phone lines. A lot has changed since then, and Amazon is a whole lot more than “the world’s largest bookstore” these days. They …

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Kindle Fire 2 May Roll Out on August 7

A Taiwanese newspaper is reporting that the next-generation Kindle Fire tablet will be released on August 7. The China Times states that components for the device have begun shipping to Quanta, the world’s largest manufacturer of notebook computers. The newspaper is reporting that the next Kindle Fire will have a metal frame, and an updated, higher resolution display from LG. …

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Apple Shrinks iPad to Compete with Smaller Tablets

In what some are saying is a direct response to seven-inch tablets from both Google and Amazon, Apple could release smaller, more affordable versions of the iPad by the end of the year. According to Bloomberg, two individuals close to the plan also revealed that the company’s decision to shrink the device was an effort to maintain dominance in the …

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Nexus 7 vs. Kindle Fire: Which Should Get Your $200?

When Google unveiled the Nexus 7 at Google I/O last week, it struck right at the heart of the growing 7-inch tablet market. The Nexus 7 might be shiny and new, but how does it stack up to the current king of the 7-inchers, Amazon’s Kindle Fire? Here we break down the features of both tablets so that you can …

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Kindle Fire 2 Getting A July Release Date?

Amazon may release their second generation Kindle Fire as soon as next month, a full four months before the one year anniversary of the first generation Kindle Fire. While there has been plenty of speculation about what the next Kindle Fire will look like, most of the rumors surrounding the tablet have expected the device to launch in the fall, …

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Amazon App Store Going International

The Amazon App Store has been one of the most successful ventures for the company to date. It’s already proven to be more profitable than Google’s own Play distribution platform. The only thing really holding it back is that it’s only available in the U.S. Amazon is changing that this summer. Amazon announced today that they are now accepting apps …

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Harry Potter Books Now Available Through the Amazon Lending Library

Amazon announced today that Amazon Prime members can borrow all seven Harry Potter books through the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. The Lending Library is Amazon’s service that allows Prime members to “borrow” an ebook once per month from a selection of over 145,000 books. The Harry Potter books are available for borrowing in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. “Nowhere …

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NOOK Overtakes Kindle Fire in Tablet Web Traffic

In the world of tablets there are iPads and then there is virtually nothing, or, at least that would be the takeaway from a new report released by Chitika. Looking at hundreds of millions of impressions gathered from the company’s advertising network between June 4 and June 10, 2012, Chitika found that 91.07% of tablet internet traffic comes from iPads. …

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Apple’s Post-PC World Dominance Moving Along According to Schedule

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s assessment that the world is moving into a “post-PC” era during the debut of the New iPad may have seemed presumptuous at the time, maybe even overly ambitious of what Apple’s tablets, along with other manufacturers, but a new Yankee Group report shows that the post-PC world might be on the horizon after all. The study, …

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Developers Still Prefer Apple Over Android By A Large Margin

We reported on a trend in the mobile development scene Wednesday – Android is on the rise. It’s true, but it’s not the whole story. While Android is on the rise, the behemoth that is Apple is still dominating the hearts, minds and most importantly, the time and resources, of developers. Flurry Analytics runs a study every quarter that looks …

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HBO Go Is Now On Fire (The Kindle Fire)

Just in time to relive Game of Thrones’ epic second season and catch any episodes you may miss of the new season of True Blood, HBO Go has finally landed on the Kindle Fire. This marks the first time that HBO’s streaming service has ever been available on an Android-powered tablet. The app is now available for download over at …

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IPad Kills the Competition in Customer Satisfaction

In a new survey, ChangeWave Research finds that iPad owners are twice as likely to be satisfied with their tablet purchase than those that bought a competing brand. The survey compares the New iPad, the iPad 2, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Amazon Kindle Fire, and a catch-all category for all other tablets on the market. The winner was clearly the New …

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