News tagged ‘amazon’

Monday, 23 May 2011

Amazon May Be Releasing Two Tablets

Amazon May Be Releasing Two Tablets

Word on the Web is Amazon may be releasing two tablets instead of one as originally thought.

Monday, 16 May 2011

Ad-supported Kindle Tops Amazon Bestseller List

Ad-supported Kindle Tops Amazon Bestseller List

Amazon's ad-supported version of the Kindle, the $114 version of the device that it introduced earlier this year, is at the top of its list of best selling electronics.

Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011

New Kindle with On-screen Ads Priced at US$114

New Kindle with On-screen Ads Priced at US$114

A new Kindle from Amazon will feature advertisements onscreen and is the cheapest of the range, costing only US$114.

Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011

Amazon Launches Cloud Music Player

Amazon Launches Cloud Music Player

Amazon gets a head start on its rivals by launching its cloud based music player, offering 5 Gb of free storage to users, in the United States. The Cloud Player is currently only accessible to browsers and devices running Android.

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011

Apple Sues Amazon Over Use of App Store Name

Apple Sues Amazon Over Use of App Store Name

Apple is suing Amazon for trademark infringement based on the latter's use of the term "App Store" and is seeking an undisclosed amount in damages.

Friday, 28 Jan 2011

Amazon Selling More Ebooks Than Paperbacks

Amazon Selling More Ebooks Than Paperbacks

Amazon has announced their fourth quarter earnings, and the not so surprising news is that ebooks are outselling physical copies.

Friday, 14 Jan 2011

Amazon's Cloud Services Used to Brute Force Wi-Fi Passwords

Amazon's Cloud Services Used to Brute Force Wi-Fi Passwords

A German researcher has claimed that he managed to make use of Amazon's EC2 cloud services to crack the passwords of Wi-Fi networks using brute force.

Thursday, 23 Dec 2010

Kindle Sales Reportedly Higher than Estimates

Kindle Sales Reportedly Higher than Estimates

Amazon has always been tight lipped about the number of Kindles sold, but a recent report has estimated that Amazon is likely to have sold more than 8 million Kindles by the end of the year.

Friday, 17 Dec 2010

Amazon Reviews Bring the Laughs

Amazon Reviews Bring the Laughs

Ho, ho, ho, 'tis the season to be jolly, and whoever thought that Amazon reviews would be the place to get your laughs?

Monday, 25 Oct 2010

Book Lending Now Available on Kindle

Book Lending Now Available on Kindle

Amazon has decided to allow e-books on the Kindle to be lent to other users, something that has been available on the nook since its launch

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