News tagged ‘amazon’

Friday, 7 Sep 2012

Amazon Unveils New Kindle Fire Tablets

Amazon Unveils New Kindle Fire Tablets

Amazon today launched Kindle Fire HD tablets in 7-inch, 8.9-inch and LTE versions. In addition, it also unveiled an upgraded Kindle Fire that is priced lower than the Google Nexus 7.

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012

Apple Axes Over the Phone iCloud Password Resets

Apple Axes Over the Phone iCloud Password Resets

Wired report, Mar Honan, recently had all of his data on his iPhone, iPad and MacBook erased after having his Apple iCloud account hacked. The incident has also revealed security loopholes in Apple's and Amazon's customer service systems, but both companies have been quick to address the issues.

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012

Incoming: New Tablets from Amazon

Incoming: New Tablets from Amazon

Mr Demos Parneros, President of U.S. Retail for Staples Inc, has given word that Amazon has plans to introduce as many as six new tablets soon, including a 10-inch model. It is unclear if he is referring to variations of the Kindle Fire, or a combination of Kindle e-book readers and tablets.

Follow Up to Kindle Fire May Come in 10-inch Form Factor

Follow Up to Kindle Fire May Come in 10-inch Form Factor

According to a report from Reuters based on information from an executive at Staples, Amazon might be releasing a 10-inch version of the Kindle Fire during their next launch.

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012

Amazon Smartphone in the Works? (Update)

Amazon Smartphone in the Works? (Update)

Amazon is now said to be developing a smartphone that "would vie with Apple's iPhone and handheld devices that run Google’s Android operating system", Bloomberg reports.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to Help Build 10,000 Year Clock

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to Help Build 10,000 Year Clock

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is helping to build a clock that will run for 10 millennia deep in the Sierra Diablo mountain range, in hopes that it will promote long term thinking.

Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Word on the street indicates that Amazon will unveil the successor to the very successful Kindle Fire come end of July, along with a refreshed lineup of E Ink readers. Recent rumors have now pointed to an August 7th release date

Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Surface (Update)

ZooGue has obtained what seems to be photos of the iPad mini's rear panel, sparking off a discussion that Apple is not only "going for the same new speaker grille design as on the iPhone 5 components we’ve seen" but will also feature a "smaller dock connector". Bloomberg also reports hearing that the iPad Mini will not feature the Retina Display.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Amazon Acquires 3D Mapping Startup UpNext

Amazon Acquires 3D Mapping Startup UpNext

In a bid to have a mapping service of to call its own, Amazon has reportedly agree to a deal to acquire New York-based 3D mapping upstart UpNext.

Thursday, 14 Jun 2012

Android Get Kindle App Update

Android Get Kindle App Update

Amazon updates their Kindle app for Android, which includes improvements for reading on a tablet.

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