News tagged ‘amazon’
Monday, 3 Oct 2011
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
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.
Thursday, 29 Sep 2011
Amazon launched its own browser, Amazon Silk, that is designed to provide an optimized web surfing experience on the new Amazon Kindle Fire.
Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011
Amazon unveiled its 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet which retails at US$199. It also introduced the Kindle Touch and Touch 3G which cost US$99 and US$149 respectively.
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011
Amazon's upcoming tablet will be called Kindle Fire and it is said to be ready for shipment around the second week of November.
Thursday, 22 Sep 2011
Amazon, in conjunction with different libraries in the US, has announced its Kindle Library Lending Service is now live. Users can now get ebooks for their Kindle on loan from the comfort of their own homes.
Monday, 12 Sep 2011
Is Amazon planning to launch a subscription library service?
Monday, 5 Sep 2011
While the web is rife with Amazon releasing its 7-inch tablet soon, there's also news of how it plans to support the launch of its tablet: overhauling its website.
Amazon.com plans to unveil a smaller and cheaper US$250 rival to Apple's iPad tablet device in November, as reported by TechCrunch on Friday.