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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.

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011

Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire, Kindle Touch and Touch 3G

Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire, Kindle Touch and Touch 3G

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 to Unveil

Amazon to Unveil "Kindle Fire" Tablet

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's Kindle Library Lending Service Goes Live

Amazon's Kindle Library Lending Service Goes Live

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

Amazon to Offer Subscription-Based Library Services?

Amazon to Offer Subscription-Based Library Services?

Is Amazon planning to launch a subscription library service?

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