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Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012
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 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
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
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
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
Amazon updates their Kindle app for Android, which includes improvements for reading on a tablet.
Friday, 11 May 2012
The upcoming 7.85-inch iPad mini is said to arrive in October with a low price tag of US$200 to US$250, Apple watcher iMore reports.
Monday, 30 Apr 2012
Amazon's Kindle Fire is now one of the most popular Android devices in the US, and the most prominent Android tablet in the market. But that doesn't mean Google is amused, because Amazon's version of Android is bringing developers into their yard.
Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012
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
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.