News tagged ‘amazon’

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012

In-App Purchasing Announced by Amazon

In-App Purchasing Announced by Amazon

Amazon has announced a new In-App Purchasing (IAP) service, which sought to make it simple for "developers to offer digital content and subscriptions for purchase within apps" in the Amazon Appstore.

Monday, 20 Feb 2012

Amazon Alleged to Launch 10-inch Next-Gen Kindle Fire in Q2

Amazon Alleged to Launch 10-inch Next-Gen Kindle Fire in Q2

Reports that a 10-inch next-gen Kindle Fire will make its rounds in Q2 after rife speculations that Amazon is looking into releasing an updated 7-inch version and a brand new 9-inch model have surfaced, according to China Times.

Monday, 13 Feb 2012

Amazon Reported to Be Launching 9-inch Kindle Fire in Mid 2012

Amazon Reported to Be Launching 9-inch Kindle Fire in Mid 2012

Pacific Crest analyst Chad Bartley claimed in his report that Amazon will be launching a new 9-inch Kindle Fire model alongside an updated 7-inch model in mid 2012.

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011

Kindle Fire Plagued By User Complaints

Kindle Fire Plagued By User Complaints

Amazon to release an over-the-air update within two weeks to address the growing number of user complaints against its Kindle Fire tablet.

Monday, 21 Nov 2011

Amazon Kindle Damaged by Airport Scanners?

Amazon Kindle Damaged by Airport Scanners?

A number of users have complained of their Amazon Kindle e-reader's display being damaged by the X-ray scanning equipment used at airports.

Monday, 17 Oct 2011

Amazon Kindle 3 Gets Software Update

Amazon Kindle 3 Gets Software Update

Amazon Kindle 3 owners won't be neglected just yet as Amazon pushes out a software update.

Monday, 3 Oct 2011

Kindle Fire Costs US$209.63 to Manufacture According to IHS

Kindle Fire Costs US$209.63 to Manufacture According to IHS

Amazon's Kindle Fire costs US$209.63 to make, as estimated by IHS iSuppli, although the tablet will sell for only US$199. This highlights how the e-commerce company could be taking a financial hit to get the device to as many hands as possible.

Friday, 30 Sep 2011

Is Amazon Close to Taking Over webOS?

Is Amazon Close to Taking Over webOS?

Given Amazon's recent announcement of its Kindle Fire tablet, rumors of its intention to acquire Palm's webOS from HP might not be too far-fetched.

Amazon's Silk Browser Raises Privacy Concerns

Amazon's Silk Browser Raises Privacy Concerns

Privacy policy for Amazon Silk's browser comes under fire.

Thursday, 29 Sep 2011

Amazon Launches Silk Browser

Amazon Launches Silk Browser

Amazon launched its own browser, Amazon Silk, that is designed to provide an optimized web surfing experience on the new Amazon Kindle Fire.

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