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…

Kindle Fire HDX Was Best Selling Item On Amazon Over The Black Friday Weekend

For the past few years, the Kindle line of eReaders and tablets have been the best selling electronic devices on Amazon during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you thought that was going to change this year, think again. Amazon…

Amazon Updates Fire OS To 3.1, Adds Goodreads Integration

Less than two months after Amazon unveiled Mojito – Fire OS 3.0 – the company has now launched 3.1. It’s a free, over-the-air update available to Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX users, who should be getting it sometime…

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…

Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″

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…

Kindle Fire Being Doused, Says Analyst

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

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 To Launch Three New Kindle Fires This Year [Rumor]

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 Set To Take Over The World With Kindle In June

Amazon hasn’t been able to effectively compete with Apple just yet as its Kindle Fire devices are only available in a select few countries. That’s all going to change next month. Amazon announced today that the Kindle Fire HD and…

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 4G LTE Arrives On AT&T April 5

Are you in the market for Amazon’s 4G LTE Kindle Fire HD 8.9″? Do you prefer to buy your 4G LTE enabled devices from a national carrier? If so, you’re in luck later this week if you happen to subscribe…

Amazon Is Making A $99 Kindle Fire HD [Rumor]

One of the big rumors from last year was that Google would release a $99 Nexus tablet. Those rumors never went anywhere though. Now it’s Amazon’s turn to take up the rumored cheap tablet torch. TechCrunch is reporting that Amazon…

Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Gets A Permanent Price Cut, Launches In Europe And Japan

The Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ launched late last year for a rather affordable $300. To perhaps undercut the competition even more, Amazon has decided to make its flagship tablet even cheaper. Amazon announced today that the 16GB 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…